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Letizia Leocani, MD, Ph.D., Professor of Neurology

Dr. Leocani is an Associate professor of Neurology at Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Neurologist in the Neurorehabilitation Unit of the Neurological Department and supervisor of the Experimental neurophysiology Unit and of Magnetic IntraCerebral Stimulation (MagICS) center - Institute of Experimental Neurology, IRCCS Ospedale San Raffaele.


After her medical degree, she obtained a Ph.D. in Human Physiology and Neurology specialty and she has been Research Fellow at the Human Motor Control Section of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda-USA. Her fields of interest involve translational validation of electrophysiological (advanced EEG analysis, evoked and cognitive potentials) and structural (optical coherence tomography - OCT) markers of diseases of the central nervous system and of treatment strategies using non-invasive brain stimulation to potentiate the effects of drugs and neurorehabilitation.