Raphael M. Bonelli

Raphael M. Bonelli
Associate Professor, Sigmund Freud University Vienna, Austria


Dr. Bonelli completed his medicine at medical school of University of Vienna, Austria, in 1994. After medical school, he completed a residency in neurology from 1995-2002 in the department of neurology at the Hospital BhB Eggenberg, Graz, Austria. Dr. Bonelli underwent training in systematic psychotherapy from 1996-2005 and training in psychiatry 2002-2006. He joined the faculty in 2004 as a staff scientist and was appointed Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the University Clinic for Psychiatry at Graz in 2006, and became the director of the neuropsychiatric outpatient clinic there. Over the past ten years, he has done world-renowned research on Huntington?s disease. He was elected president of the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, and 6th Austrian Huntington Congress, and was president of the International Congress on Religiosity in Psychiatry and Psychotherapy in 2007 held in Graz. 2009 he was nominate director of the neuropsychiatric outpatient clinic at the Salzburg Paracelsus Medical University, in 2010, he jointed the faculty at the Sigmund Freud University in Vienna as Professor of Social Psychiatry, and in 2011 was nominated as director of the neuropsychiatry research group at that university. Dr. Bonelli is widely published in the area of Huntington?s Disease.

Research Interest

Huntington?s Disease, neuropsychiatry