Sandro Misciagna

Ospedale di Belcolle

Dr. Sandro Misciagna was born in Italy in 1969. He received a degree in medicine in 1995 and another in neurology in 1999 from The Catholic University, Rome. From 1993 to 1995, he was involved in research of cerebellar functions. From 1994 to 2003, he worked at the Neuropsychological department, involved in cognitive and behavioural disorders research. From 2001 to 2003, he taught neuropsychology, neurology, and cognitive rehabilitation. In 2003, he obtained his Ph.D. in Neuroscience with the thesis on the behavioural and cognitive profile of frontotemporal dementia. Dr. Misciagna has worked in various neurology departments, Alzheimer’s clinics, neuropsychiatric clinics, and neuro-rehabilitative departments. In November 2016, he began working as a neurologist at Belcolle Hospital, Viterbo, where he has run the epilepsy centre since February 2019.

4books edited

4chapters authored

Latest work with IntechOpen by Sandro Misciagna

In the last two decades, there have been enormous advances in understanding epilepsy. Techniques such as electroencephalography, neuroimaging, neurosurgery, and neuropsychology are giving us a better understanding of the pathogenesis of epilepsy. Treatments such as antiepileptic drugs, surgery, and stem cell therapy are improving patient outcomes. This book presents the most current information on the physiopathology, diagnosis, and treatment of epilepsy.

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