Besides his Ph.D. degree, Dr. Reiter has received three honorary M.D.degrees and one honorary D.Sc.degree. His research relates to the multiple receptor-independent and receptor-dependent actions of melatonin. He has trained 25 Ph.D. students and 140 postdoctoral fellows. Dr. Reiter has received numerous awards for his research. His papers have been cited in the literature more than 70 thousand times. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Pineal Research.