Nicola Moscufo, a Ph.D. degree holder, holds a position of Instructor at the Harvard Medical School, Boston, Mass, USA. His areas of expertise are neuroimaging, medical image processing, and geriatrics. Since 2005 the focus of his research has been the investigation of morphological changes in the cerebral white matter during normal aging and the role that these changes play in abnormal functional decline often observed in community-dwelling older adults. He uses quantitative magnetic resonance image analysis techniques in combination with assessments of mobility and cognitive and urinary functions as well as cardiovascular risk factors, to explore cause-effect relationships and mechanisms. The National Institute of Health is the primary source of funding for his research.
Biography Updated on 13 February 2012