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dr. A.J.M. Loonen, PhD

Hoogleraar em. Farmacotherapie bij psychiatrische patienten
dr. A.J.M. Loonen, PhD

Anton J. M. Loonen, MD, PharmD, PhD

GGZWNB chair on Pharmacotherapy in Psychiatric Patients

Groningen Research Institute of Pharmacy, University of Groningen

Groningen, the Netherlands


Anton J.M. Loonen (1953) is a clinical pharmacologist with specific expertise in the treatment of patients with a chronic psychiatric illness, patient safety issues and geriatric neuropsychopharmacology. He works as a consulting clinician in  Geestelijke Gezondheidszorg Westelijk Noord-Brabant (GGZWNB) in Halsteren, the Netherlands, and in a private practice for sophisticated (neuro)psychiatric pharmacotherapy. He teaches neurobiology, scientific methodology and pharmacotherapy to psychiatric residents, pharmacy students and nurse-practitioners. He is the author of over 200 scientific and educational papers and book chapters, a book on the methodology of clinical drug experimentation and a book on the neurobiological basis for the clinical effects of psychotropic drugs (both in Dutch). He is member of the Collegium Internationale Neuropsychopharmacologicum (CINP), the European College for Neuropsychopharmacology (ECNP), the American Psychiatric Association and several Dutch professional organizations.


Professor Dr Loonen studied pharmacy at the University of Amsterdam (1978) and Medicine (1996) at the Radboud University of Nijmegen. He did his PhD at the University of Amsterdam on biochemical psychopharmacological subject. He was trained as a hospital pharmacist and clinical pharmacologist at the Groot Ziekengasthuis in 's-Hertogenbosch, the Netherlands. He worked as a research coordinator in psychiatric teaching hospital Reinier van Arkel in 's-Hertogenbosch and in Delta psychiatric teaching hospital in Poortugaal and as a clinician in the geriatric department of Delta hospital and in his current positions.



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