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Place of birth: Vasto (CH), Italy
Education, training and employment:
1996: Medical Graduation - School of Medicine, University of Bologna (110/110 with honors). Title of thesis: “The withdrawal of therapy in patients with epilepsy”.
1995-1997: Internship: Neurology Clinic of Bologna, University of Bologna.
July 16th - September 18th,1997: Postdoctoral/Epilepsy Fellowship - Department of Neurology, Service of Epilepsy, Service of EEG and Neurophysiology, and Department of Neurosurgery, Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital, McGill University.
January-October 1998: Internship: Laboratory of Neuropathology, Institute of Neurology University of Verona.
June 2001– June 2002: Postdoctoral/Epilepsy Fellowship - Department of Neurology, Service of Epilepsy, Service of EEG and Neurophysiology, and Department of Neurosurgery, Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital, McGill University.
October 2002: Neurology Graduation - University of Verona (50/50 with honors). Title of thesis: “Oligospikers: a subgroup of patients with temporal lobe epilepsy”.
February 2003 – May 2006: PhD Graduation on Neuroscience - Department of Neurological Sciences and Vision of University of Verona, Verona – Italy. Title of thesis: “Cerebral Gliomas and epilepsy. The role of astrocytes on tumoral epileptogenesis”.
March 2006 – April 2009: Staff at the Neurology Clinic of Spedali Civili of Brescia, University of Brescia
April 2009: Permanent position, Staff at the Neurology Clinic of the Children’s Hospital “A. Meyer” of Firenze, Firenze
Main research activities:
Neuro-oncology with particular interest on mechanism of tumoral epileptogenesis; neuropharmacology (clinical trials and PK studies); paediatric stroke.