Scientific and research activity of Dr Michelangelo Mancuso has mainly been conducted in the field of mitochondrial, neuromuscular and neurodegenerative diseases. Sectors of interest are epidemiological and clinical-molecular correlation studies in muscular pathologies, investigations of genotype-phenotype interrelationships and physiopathology of metabolic alterations in mitochondrial diseases, assessment of biological and genetic markers in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, Alzheimer's disease and other genetic neuromuscular and neurodegenerative disorders. As a whole results of his research activity have been presented in national and international congresses and published for a number of more than 100 full papers on peer-rewieved Life Science/Current Contents cited scientific journals. Dr Mancuso also won several awards for his researches, including the “Gianluca Signorini” award for researches in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
Biography Updated on 14 July 2009