Pietro Caliandro in October 2000 received a university degree in medicine and surgery at the l‘Università “Cattolica“ in Rome. In October 2003, he spent a period at the Institute of Neurophysiology at Uppsala University (Sweden), supervised by Professor Erik Stalberg in order to study new neurophysiological methodologies to evaluate the functionality of myelin of the slow motor fibers which cannot be evaluated by standard neurographic techniques. In May 2004, he won an award as an author of best scientific essay of the session at the Italian Neurophysiology Society National Congress. In October 2004, he took the residency in clinical neurophysiology at the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Rome. In April 2005, he won the grant for the International Peripheral Nervous Society Meeting. In March 2008, he took his Ph.D. in neuroscience at the at the Università, Cattolica, Rome. In May 2009, he won an award as the author of best scientific essay of the session at the Italian Neurophysiology Society National Congress. From December 2010 to September 2011, he worked as a Researcher at the University of Ferrara. Currently, he works at Policlinico Gemelli-Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Rome. His areas of expertise are peripheral nervous system diseases, gait analysis in neurological disorders (mainly Parkinson and degenerative gait ataxia), and neurosonology.
Biography Updated on 31 May 2012