Active Research fields
Clinical neurophysiology and non-invasive brain stimulation applied to: 1. study of cortical functions and dysfunctional alterations underlying neurological diseases (post-stroke cognitive disorders, migraine, neurodegenerative diseases); 2.therapeutic and rehabilitative applicazioni with particular regard to pain (migraines, fibromyalgia) and post-stroke cognitive rehabilitation (aphasia, neglect). Headache and migraine: clinical and epidemiological aspects; clinical trials
Research projects of the last 5 years
RF-2010-2319745: "Presbiphagia: analysis of diagnostic criteria and identification of potential innovative treatment." Ricerca Finalizzata 2010 project of IItalian Ministry of Health; role: Operative Unit responsible.
Prof. N. Bolognini, Prof. G. Vallar: University Milano Bicocca. Milan Italy
Prof.ssa Berti, Prof. L.Pia, Dott.ssa R. Ricci: University of Torino, Italy
Prof.ssa M. De Tommaso: University of Bari , Italy
Dott. E. Alfonsi, IRCCS Mondino, Pavia, Italy
Prof. G. Sandrini, Prof.ssa C. Tassorelli, IRCCS Mondino, Pavia, Italy
Prof. A. A. Sacks, University of Maastricht, Netherland
List of equipment examinations and assessments carried out with clinical and research purposes:
1. transcranial magnetic stimulation (single shot, repetitive or theta-burst);
2. transcranial electrical stimulation with continuous current / alternating;
3. EEG, evoked potentials, elettromioneurografia.
Alternative drug treatments: Botulinum toxin for treating refractory chronic migraine.
Treatments for a fee: see below
Services delivered under the right of third parties
Neurostimulation treatments for tinnitus, drug-resistant depression, neuropathic pain