Luca Massacesi

Florence University, Italy

Luca Massacesi was born in Cagliari, Italy (1954). He received his M.D. degree from the University of Florence Medical School, Italy (1981). He was a Visiting Fellow at Standford University, Palo Alto, Calif, USA (1982), a National Research Council Research Fellow at the University of Florence (1983–1990), a Visiting Fellow at the National Institute Neurological Disorders and Stroke, NIH, Bethesda, Md, USA (1985), a Research Fellow at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Univesity, Boston, USA (1989–1991), a staff neurologist at the Department of Neurology, University of Florence (1991–1995), an Assistant Professor of neurology at the Department of Neurology, University of Florence (1995–2005), the Head of the Multiple Sclerosis Regional Reference Center at the Department of Neurosciences, Careggi University Hospital (since 1998), an Associate Professor of neurology at the Department of Neurology, University of Florence (2001–2005), a Full Professor of neurology at the Department of Neurology, University of Florence (since 2005), the Director of the Neurosciences PH.D. Program at the University of Florence (since 2008), the Director of Neurophysiopathology Residency Program at the University of Florence (since 2008), and an adjunct scientist at the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NIH), Bethesda, Md, USA (2009). Moreover, Massacesi is board certified in neurology and in clinical allergy and immunology from the University of Florence in 1986 and 1990, respectively. Since 1993, he has been a Member of the Scientific Committee and of the Research Evaluation Committe of the Italian Multiple Sclerosis Society (AISM). From 1999 to 2000, he was a Member of the Medical Advisory Board of the International Federation of Multiple Sclerosis Societies Scientific Program Committee. He is a Member of the CHMP Scientific Advisory Group—Central Nervous System of the European Medicines Agency (EMEA), London, UK, in 2009.

Biography Updated on 15 November 2009

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