Corrado Angelini

Università degli Studi di Padova, Italy

Corrado Angelini holds an M.D. degree. He serves as a Full Professor of neurology at the University of Padova, Italy, where he also serves as a Coordinator of the Ph.D. program in neurosciences and Director of the Neurology Residency program and the Department of Neurosciences Neuromuscular Center. Dr. Angelini earned his Medical degree from the University of Padova and completed two fellowships with the Muscular Dystrophy Association, a research fellowship in 1972 at the Mayo Clinic, where he was a resident in neurology, and a senior fellowship in 1978 at University of California Los Angeles. In 1983 and 1988, he served as a Visiting Professor at University of Colorado, Denver and University of Boston. His major research interests and areas of expertise are primary biochemical defects in inherited neuromuscular diseases, clinical trials, pathophysiology of muscle dystrophies, myasthenia gravis, congenital muscle diseases, carnitina, lipid metabolism, and disuse muscle atrophy and sarcopenia. He served as a Founding Member of the World Muscle Society. He is a 2004 winner of the Grands Prix Newropeans and a 2005 winner of the Gaetano Conte Prize (Kusadasi, Turkey).

Biography Updated on 14 February 2011

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