R. Bergamaschi was born in Vigevano (Pavia, Italy) on 15th August 1956. He is married and has two children. He graduated in medicine and surgery and postgraduated in neurology and in medical statistics at the University of Pavia, Italy. Since 1992, he is a Senior Neurologist at the Department of Clinical Neurology of the Neurological Institute “C. Mondino”, Pavia, Italy. He manages and coordinates the Multiple Sclerosis Center, where about 1000 patients are followed. He teaches in the Specialization School of Neurology (course Demyelinating Diseases) His main research experiences concern international clinical trials phase II-phase III on disease modifying therapies of multiple sclerosis carried out according to GCP, multimodal evoked potentials in normal subjects and in neurological patients (multiple sclerosis, optic neuropathies, diabetes, and myotonic dystrophy), statistics, and epidemiology. The current research activity concerns clinical trials on disease modifying therapies of multiple sclerosis; gender medicine and multiple sclerosis; relationships between multiple sclerosis and other autoimmune diseases; epidemiological, clinical and instrumental aspects of multiple sclerosis; epidemiological, clinical and instrumental aspects of optic neuromyelitis; Bayesian prognostic models; Bayesian mapping of geographical disease distribution. Bergamaschi has published over 150 peer-reviewed papers in the domain of neurology, statistic in medicine, and neuroepidemiology.
Biography Updated on 26 January 2011