Eduard Vieta is Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Barcelona and Chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Psychology at the Hospital Clinic, where he also leads the Bipolar Disorders Program in Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. His unit is one of the worldwide leaders in clinical care, teaching and research on bipolar disorder. Dr. Vieta is the current Director of the Bipolar Research Program at the Spanish Research Network on Mental Diseases (CIBERSAM). He has received the Aristotle award (2005), the Mogens Schou award (2007), the Strategic Research award of the Spanish Society of Biological Psychiatry (2009), the Official College of Physicians award to Professional Excellence (2011), the Colvin Price on Outstanding Achievement in Mood Disorders Research by the Brain and Behaviour Research Foundation (2012), and the Clinical Neuroscience Lilly award by the International College of Neuropsychopharmacology (CINP 2014). He has been named best psychiatrist in Spain (Monitor sanitario) and he is currently the treasurer of the European College of Neuropsychopharmacology (ECNP). He has authored more than 600 original articles, 370 book chapters and 32 books. His H index is 76 and has over 22000 citations, which makes him the most cited scientist worldwide in the field of bipolar disorder over the last 5 years and one of the world’s most influential scientific minds, according to Thompson Reuters. Furthermore, he is on the editorial board of many scientific journals and has served as invited professor at McLean Hospital and Harvard University and as neuroscience scientific advisor to the European Presidency.