Prof. Maurizio Balestrino, MD

Education
  • Degree in Medicine and Surgery, with honors (1980)

Born in Genova, Italy, Feb. 9, 1956. Citizenship: Italian
1980: Degree in Medicine and Surgery, with honors
1984: Specialist in Neurology Diploma.
Languages spoken: Italian (mother language), English (good), French (low)

POSITIONS
1980-1983: Resident in Neurology, University of Genova.
1983-1986: Research Associate, Dept Physiology, Duke Univ. Medical Center
1987 -1993:
National Research Council (Genova, Italy), external collaborator. Consultant Neurologist, Italian Army, Genova. Italian Publich Health System, several outpatients facilities -Neurologist Specialist Visiting scientist at Duke University, Univ. of Washington, Univ. of Ottawa. 1993-2019: Senior Researcher, Institute of Neurology (currently Department of Neuroscience, Rehabilitation, Ophthalmology, Genetics and Maternal and Child Sciences), University of Genova. Chief of the Laboratory of Experimental Neurophysiology.
2019-present: Associate Professor in Neurology at the University of Genoa, Italy in the Department of Neuroscience, Rehabilitation, Ophthalmology, Genetics and Maternal and Child Sciences. Chief of the Laboratory of Experimental Neurophysiology.

SCIENTIFIC PUBLICATIONS
99 printed papers (source: PUBMED); H-index: 24 (source: Scopus)