Assistant Professor

Alejandro de la Torre Luque is an assistant professor in the Department of Legal Medicine, Psychiatry and Pathology at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid. He has a degree in Psychology from the University of Granada and a PhD in Neuroscience from the University of the Balearic Islands. Alejandro has extensive experience in the areas of evolutionary epidemiology, biostatistics, and mental health.

He is the author of more than fifty scientific publications in the areas of Psychology, Neuroscience, and Physiology, with an active participation in all of them. He also has experience as a clinical psychologist with diverse risk populations (adolescents at risk, cancer population, etc.).

Alejandro has been involved in different high-impact research projects, both at the national level (such as “MELOMICS: Optimization of the therapeutic response to the modulation of auditory stimuli”, ref. IPT-300000-2010-10; or “TrANS: Trajectories Complexes of Anxiety in Adolescence: Towards a Better Prediction of the Appearance of Anxiety Disorders ”, ref. PSI2012-34780”), and in several European projects (e.g.: “ATHLOS: Aging Trajectories of Health: Longitudinal Opportunities and Synergies” , agreement number: 635316; or “PRISM: Psychiatric Ratings using Intermediate Stratified Markers: providing quantitative biological measures to facilitate the discovery and development of new treatments for social and cognitive deficits in AD, SZ, and MD”, agreement number: 115916). Currently, he participates in the SURVIVE research consortium (Suicide prevention and intervention: cohort study and nested randomized controlled trials of secondary prevention programs for suicide attempts), as principal investigator of one of the associated projects (ref. PI20 / 00229).