Pellegrino C completed in PhD in Neurosciences in 2009 at Aix Marseille University, France. He worked on neuronal survival and on the role of intracellular cascades leading to synaptic plasticity of NMDA receptors. Later on he focused on the effect of brain trauma at cellular and network levels with a particular emphasis on epilepsy and psychiatric disorders such as anxiety and depression. His publication H-index is 17 and he is involved in reviewing activity of reputed journals. He is teaching neurosciences and physiology at Aix Marseille University.