Neuroimaging research

Massimo Filippi

Massimo Filippi

Location: DIBIT2 A4, Floor 4, Room 9

Head, Neuroimaging research Unit
Full professor, Università Vita-Salute San Raffaele

Massimo Filippi is currently Full Professor of Neurology at Università Vita-Salute San Raffaele, Milan, Italy; Director Residency School in Neurology, and President of the bachelor’s degree in Physiotherapy at the same university; Director of the “BrainMap” Interdepartmental program and Director of the Neuroimaging Research Unit, Institute of Experimental Neurology, Division of Neuroscience, IRCCS Ospedale San Raffaele, Milan.

His research activity has always focused on the definition of the mechanisms leading to progressive accumulation of irreversible physical disability and cognitive impairment in various neurological conditions. As Director of the NRU, he coordinated the MRI acquisition and analysis of several large-scale international MRI-monitored trials of MS.

He is member of various national and international Scientific Societies and Boards where he covered or is covering institutional roles. He is author of over 930 papers (h-index: 119) and edited several international volumes; he is Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Neurology and member of the Editorial Boards of many international scientific journals. He is very often requested as speaker and/or chairman in national and international neurological congresses. In 2001, Prof. Filippi was awarded the Rita Levi Montalcini Prize for his outstanding contributions to the study of MS.