Bob Oranje obtained his PhD degree in Utrecht (2001) with René Kahn. In 2004 he was appointed senior researcher and head of the psychophysiological laboratory at the Center for Neuropsychiatric Schizophrenia Research (CNSR) and Center for Clinical Intervention and Neuropsychiatric Schizophrenia Research (CINS), hosted by Glostrup Academic hospital, Denmark. In 2009 he was appointed Vice Chair of research of the CNSR and CINS, and appointed lector at at the Faculty of Health Sciences, Dept. of Neurology, Psychiatry, and Sensory Sciences of Copenhagen University. Since 2012 he is co-chair of the NICHE Laboratory, Department of Psychiatry, Brain Center Rudolf Magnus at the University Medical Center Utrecht. His primary line of research focuses on optimizing treatment of patients with schizophrenia, by individualizing their medical treatment . In secondary lines he focuses among others on unraveling the affected neurotransmission in schizophrenia, translational research, the etiology of schizophrenia and gender related issues. In addition he is involved in child and adolescent research on autism and ADHD. Central in his research is the Copenhagen Psychophysiological Test-Battery (the CPTB) that he specifically developed to study basic information processing in schizophrenia and other psychiatric disorders.