ISSN: ISSN: 2157-7412
Director, Laboratory of Neurogenetics
CERC-IRCCS Santa Lucia, Italy
Antonio Orlacchio, MD, PhD, is the Director of the Laboratory of Neurogenetics of the European Center for Brain Research, CERC-IRCCS Santa Lucia, in Rome, Italy, and Associate Professor of Human Genetics at the Department of Surgical and Biomedical Sciences, University of Perugia. He graduated in Medicine and got Board certification in Neurology from the University of Perugia and was awarded the title of Doctor of Philosophy in Neuroscience at the University of Rome "Tor Vergata". He did his post-doc in Canada at the University of Toronto, and since 2001 he returned to Italy. He has received numerous awards and honors at national and international level, including the European Neurological Society Award, the "San Valentino d'Oro", and the honor of the Chamber of Commerce of Perugia. He is the Principal Investigator in many research projects at national and international level and he published more than 250 articles, including a large part of peer-reviewed manuscripts.