Dr. Fabiana Novellino
Institute of Bioimaging and Molecular Physiology, National Research Council, Catanzaro, Italy
The combination of clinical experience and imaging research is the foundation of Dr. Fabiana Novellino?s
research activity, with the aim to translate experimental science into clinical practice.
Her current activity is focused on the study of the brain abnormalities that are responsible for the clinical
manifestations in Neurodegenerative Diseases, in particular Movement Disorders (Parkinson's Disease,
Essential Tremor) and Dementias (Alzheimer Disease).
She graduated in in Medicine and Surgery in 2004 and completed her residency in Neurology in 2010.
Currently (2011 - to date), she holds a position as a Research Fellow at Institute of Molecular Bioimaging
and Physiology, National Research Council (IBFM-CNR), Catanzaro, working on structural and functional
neuroimaging applied to the study of Neurodegenerative Diseases.
Recently (2015 ? 2016), she was Visiting Research Fellow at Centre for Biomedical Technology (CTB),
Cognitive and Computational Neuroscience Laboratory, Polytechnic University of Madrid.
Since 2012 she is lecturer of Medical Statistics and Neurology at the ?Magna Graecia? University of
Dr. Fabiana Novellino?s research activity consists of 48 publications in international peer-reviewed
journals (H-index: 20) and over 100 scientific contribution at national and international congresses and
meeting. Since 2007 she is member of Professional Societies (Italian Society of Neurology [SIN]; Italian
Association Parkinson's Disease and Movement Disorders [DISMOV-SIN]; Italian League for the fight
against Parkinson's disease, Extrapyramidal syndromes and Dementias [LIMPE]) and she received
several awards (Travel Award, Prize "Youth Project" Italian Society of Neurology 2007; Travel Award,
Prize "Youth Project" Italian Society of Neurology 2008; Award for the best poster of the Movement
Disorders first session 2009; Scholarship Award Fonadazione Neureca Onlus for the best scientific
publication of 2010; Travel Award, Prize "Youth Project" Italian Society of Neurology 2013; Travel Award,
Prize "Youth Project" Italian Society of Neurology 2014).
Dr. Fabiana Novellino is reviewer for peer-reviewed journals (Neurological Sciences, Parkinsonism and
Related Disorders) and member of editorial board of pharmacology online journal.
Since 2008, she participated to research projects funding from various competitive sources (Ministry of
Education, University and Research [MIUR] and National Operational Programme "Research and
Competitiveness" [PON-Ricerca e Sviluppo])
Alzheimer Disease, Medicine and Surgery, Neurodegenerative Diseases, Functional neuroimaging, Medical Statistics and Neurology