Dr. Christina Dalla is Associate Professor at the Dep. of Pharmacology, Medical School, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, President of the Hellenic Brain Council, past-President of the Hellenic Society for Neurosciences and President-elect of the Mediterranean Neuroscience Society. She is also member of the board of directors of the European Brain Foundation in Brussels, member of the Communication Committee of the Federation of European neuroscience Societies/FENS, section-editor at European Journal of Neuroscience and member of the Educational and Scientific Committees of the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology-ECNP. Her work focuses on sex differences in neuropsychiatric disorders and novel treatments with a focus on depression and anxiety. Dr. Dalla received her first diploma from the Pharmacy School of the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens in 2000 and continued her studies in Neuropsychopharmacology, Behavioral Neuroendocrinology and Neurosciences in Athens, at the University of Liege in Belgium and at the Rutgers University of New Jersey, U.S.A. with two European Union Marie Curie Fellowships. She has received numerous awards and distinctions, such as the “L’Oreal-Unesco” for Greek Women in Science and the ECNP fellowship award. Dr. Dalla has more than 90 scientific papers and invited chapters, over 5000 citations and more than 130 abstracts and talks at international and national conferences. She serves at committees, such as the Gender Equality Committee of her University, the ALBA Network for Diversity and Equity in Brain Sciences, as well as at the National Medicines Association of Greece (EOF). Also, she is actively participating in public activities for brain awareness and neuroscience matters, such as publishing of books for the public. Finally, as a researcher she is a member of the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology Preclinical Data Network and the Psychedelics Research thematic working group.