Maurizio A. Leone0000-0002-6339-5738
Maurizio A. Leone was born in Torino, Piedmont, Italy on November 3rd, 1955. He obtained his Medical degree at the University of Torino in 1980. From 1981 to 1986, he became a Resident at the Clinica Neurologica of the same University and the Epidemiological Unit of the Torino Health Authority. He also received the Board Certification in neurology in 1984 and in clinical neurophysiology in 1991. Dr. Leone is a Guest Researcher at the Neuroepidemiology Branch, NINCDS, NIH, Bethesda, Md, USA for one year (1986-1987). After 1987, he worked at the departments of neurology of several hospitals of North Italy as a Senior Attendant. He is currently the Head of the Multiple Sclerosis Centre at the Department of Neurology, Ospedale Maggiore della Carit à, Novara, Italy. He is also a Consultant at the Laboratorio di Neurologia, Mario Negri Pharmacological Institute in Milan, Italy. Moreover, Dr. Leone is a Teacher of neurology (Nursing School) and of emergency neurology (residency), University of Piemonte Orientale, Novara. He also held a number of important positions such as the Chairman of the Scientific Panel “Substance abuse and Neurotoxicology” of the European Federation of Neurological Societies and President of the Italian Association of Neuroepidemiology. He is Member of the Italian Society of Neuroepidemiology, Italian Society of Neurology, European Neurological Society, and New York Academy of Sciences, Associate Editor of European Journal of Neurology and Neurology International, and referee for many neurological journals. His research area is neuroepidemiology, including descriptive and etiological epidemiology (amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, multiple sclerosis, alcohol-related neurological diseases, and epilepsy) and outcome research. He is the author of 103 papers in peer-reviewed journals and 240 abstracts.
Biography Updated on 6 November 2011