Head Section Evidence Based Medicine in Psychiatry and Psychotherapy
Doctor Leucht has has been practicing at the Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy of the Technische Universität München, Munich, Germany since 1994. In 2002/2003 he spent a year as a research associate at the Zucker Hillside Hospital, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, in New York. He was appointed associate professor in 2011, and is vice-chairman of the department since 2009. He is also an editor to the Cochrane schizophrenia group.
Dr. Leucht's research focus is psychopharmacology and evidence-based medicine in schizophrenia with a focus on meta-analyses, clinical trials and the improvement of methodology of studies in this area. He also has a research interest in pharmacogenetics, compliance enhancement strategies and medical decision making.