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role: Senior Consultant
unit: Neurology
gsd facility:Ospedale San Raffaele
LANGUAGES:Italian, English
role: Senior Consultant
unit: Neurology
gsd facility:Casa di Cura La Madonnina

Responsible of the Neuropsychology Service and Coordinator of Psychologists and Neuropsychologists in the Rehabilitation and Functional Recovery Department (Director: Dr. Sandro Iannaccone), San Raffaele Research Hospital.

Contract Professor at the Specialistic School of Neuropsychology, Faculty of Psychology, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University (Milan, Italy).

Coordinator of the Well Being Program for International Private Patients, San Raffaele Research Hospital (Milan, Italy). Psychologist, Neuropsychologist and PhD in Molecular Medicine Experimental Neurology.

Underwent a postdoctoral training in the Department of Bioengineering, University of California San Diego (UCSD, USA) with whom she still has ongoing collaborations. 

She is specialized in cognitive evaluation and rehabilitation (memory, language, attention) of neurological disorders (neurodegenerative diseases and cerebral focal lesions) by using innovative technologies (virtual reality and telerehabilitation) and in the use of non-invasive brain stimulation (tDCS and TMS in stand-alone or combined with cognitive training).

She is an expert in pain management and treatment (by using virtual reality techniques) and psychological support of chronic pain patients and caregivers providing them with direct or remote care (using telerehabilitation).

She is the Responsible of Intraoperative Cognitive Monitoring during neurosurgical interventions with awake patients (awake neurosurgery) for tumor removal in eloquent cognitive areas for language, memory and attention (Neurosurgery and Gamma Knife Unit, San Raffaele Research Hospital, Milan, Director: Prof. Pietro Mortini).

Representative of the Psychologists of the National Rehabilitation Association of Private Hospitals (ARSOP - Scientific Society).

Investigator in prestigious international clinical trials on Alzheimer's, Parkinson's disease. Author of scientific papers in neurological, neuropsychological and neurorehabilitative international peer-reviewed journals.

Presenter and invited speaker at numerous international scientific congresses.

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