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Dr Livia Martucci

Job title Consultant Perinatal Psychiatrist

Areas of expertise

  • Perinatal Psychiatry
  • Parent infant relationship
  • Psychopharmacology in pregnancy and lactation
  • Mental capacity in the perinatal period


Dr Martucci is the consultant psychiatrist for the Lambeth Perinatal Community Service, and Clinical Lead for SLaM Perinatal Community Services. She is a member of the Perinatal Faculty at the Royal College of Psychiatrists, and is involved in the Perinatal Curriculum Group and in the Perinatal Building Capacity. She trained in psychiatry in the UK and has worked as a perinatal psychiatrist since 2012.

Education and Training 

  • 1998MBBS, University of Milan
  • 2005PhD, University of Toronto
  • 2009MRCPsych, SLaM Rotation
  • 2012CCT, RCPsych

Selected publications

Darya Gaysina1, Sarah Cohen-Woods1, Philip C. Chow1, Livia Martucci1, Alexandra Schosser1,3, Harriet A. Ball1, Federica Tozzi2, Julia Perry2, Pierandrea Muglia2, James L. Kennedy4, Nicole King4, John B. Vincent4, Sagar V. Parikh4, John Strauss4, Ian W. Craig1, Peter McGuffin1, and Anne Farmer1. Association analysis of DAOA and DAO in bipolar disorder: the results from two independent case-control studies. Bipolar Disord. 2010 Aug;12(5):579-81

Schosser A, Cohen-Woods S, Gaysina D, Chow PC, Martucci L, Farmer A, Korszun A, Gunashinghe C, Gray J, Jones L, Craddock N, Owen MJ, Craig IW, McGuffin P. NRG1 gene in recurrent major depression: No association in a largescale case-control association study. Am J Med Genet B Neuropsychiatr Genet. 2009 Apr 14. [Epub ahead of print

Schosser A1,5*, Gaysina D1*, Cohen-Woods S1, Chow PC1, Martucci L1, Craddock N2, Farmer A1, Korszun A3, Gunasinghe C1, Gray J1, Jones L1, Owen MJ2, Craig IW1, McGuffin P1. Association of DISC1 and TSNAX genes and affective disorders in the Depression Case-Control (DeCC) and Bipolar Affective Case-Control (BACC) studies. Molecular Psychiatry. 2009, 1-6

Darya Gaysina, Sarah Cohen, Philip Chow, Livia Martucci , Hariett Ball, Pierandrea Muglia, Anne Farmer, Ian Craig, Peter McGuffin. Association study of Dystrobrevin binding protein 1 gene (DTNBP1) in a Bipolar Case-Control (BACC) Sample. American Journal of Medical Genetics, Part B, Neuropsychiatric Genetics.

Livia Martucci, Albert H.C. Wong, Joseph Trakalo, Tasha Cate-Carter, Gregory W.H. Wong, Fabio M. Macciardi, James L. Kennedy. N-Methyl-D-Aspartate Receptor NR1 subunit gene (GRIN1) in schizophrenia: TDT and case-control analyses. 2003. Neuropsychiatric Genetics, 119B 27-7

Livia Martucci, Albert H.C. Wong, Vincenzo De Luca, Olga Likhodi, Gregory W.H. Wong, Nicole King, James L. Kennedy. N-Methyl-D-Aspartate Receptor Nr2b Subunit Gene Grin2b In Schizophrenia And Bipolar Disorder: Polymorphisms And Expression Levels. Schizophrenia Research. 2006 Jun;84(2-3):214-21. Epub 2006 Mar 20

Erzegovesi S., Martucci L., Henin M., Bellodi L. Low versus high-dose mCPP challenge in obsessive-compulsive patients. Neuropsychopharmacology, Jan 2001,24(1) pp 31-36.

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