Dr. Giuseppe Lanza
Institute for Research on Mental Retardation and Brain
Aging (I.R.C.C.S.), Troina, Italy
Education: after graduation with honours in Medicine, he trained at the School of Neurology of the
University of Catania (Italy), and he is now an international PhD Student at the same Institution. He
got licence to practice in Italy and United Kingdom (UK).
Training: he specialized in Cerebrovascular Diseases and Neurosonology at the âStroke Unitâ of
La Spezia Hospital (Italy). As visiting Clinical Research Fellow, he further trained at the
Department of Clinical Neurophysiology of the âRoyal Victoria Infirmaryâ and at the Department
of Neuroscience, Newcastle University (UK).
Work experiences: as Assistant Investigator, he cooperated with the Department of Electrical,
Electronic and Computer Engineering of the University of Catania (Italy) for clinical support to
integrated neurophysiological techniques applied in brain aging and cognitive disorders. He is
currently Consultant Neurologist and Clinical Researcher at the âOasiâ Institute for Research on
Mental Retardation and Brain Aging (I.R.C.C.S.) of Troina (Italy), which is a Collaborating Center
of World Health Organization (WHO) for Research and Training in Neurosciences.
Publications: he has co-authored more than 50 publications in international refereed Journals and
Conferences, including research articles, systematic reviews, invited editorials, case reports and
Awards: in 2013 he was selected for one the six Scientific Fellowship promoted by the European
Federation of Neurological Societies (EFNS), with the project titled âVisual hallucinations in
dementia with Lewy bodies: a combined TMS/EEG studyâ.
International collaborations: he is currently involved in collaborative studies with the Newcastle
University (UK) in the field of Clinical Neurophysiology and Neurogenetics.
Editorial experiences: he serves as Editorial Board member and invited Reviewer for several
indexed international Journals.
Specialization keywords: cerebrovascular diseases; cognitive decline and dementia;
neuropsychiatric disorders; Clinical Neurophysiology; Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation;
Neurosonology; sleep disorders; neural connectivity and plasticity.
- Cognitive decline and dementia
- Neuropsychiatric disorders
- Clinical Neurophysiology
- Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation
- Sleep disorders