Angelo Antonini joined the Parkinson Institute in Milan, Italy, in November 1997. He is now a medical coordinator for Information Technology and Clinical Research at the Department of Neuroscience of the Hospital Istituti Clinici di Perfezionamento in Milan, Italy. He is also an aggregate Professor of neurology at the University of Milan-Bicocca. He earned his medical degree from the Università degli Studi di Roma La Sapienza, Rome, Italy. In November 1990, he completed his neurology training with honors and then undertook a visiting fellowship at the PET Department Paul Scherrer Institute, Villigen, Switzerland, before starting his Ph.D. degree in neuroradiology. In 1995, he received the first award from the National Parkinson Foundation for young researchers in Parkinson’s disease. In 1996, he was awarded the Junior Faculty Award 1996/1997 from the United Parkinson Foundation and Parkinson's Disease Foundation for his research in the field of Parkinson’s disease. His research interests include neuroimaging as well as cognitive and behavioral aspects of Parkinson’s disease. His research also focuses on the use of continuous subcutaneous infusion of apomorphine and subthalamic nucleus deep brain stimulus (STN-DBS) in the treatment of serious motor fluctuations and dyskinesia of patients suffering from advanced Parkinson’s disease. During his academic career, he has published over 150 peer-reviewed manuscripts, over 200 abstracts, and several book chapters. He serves as a reviewer for the main neurology journals and is on the Editorial Board of Movement Disorders.
Biography Updated on 7 April 2010