EDUCATION: Medical School at the "Fratelli Cairoli" College, University of Pavia, Italy. M.D., October 27, 1989. POSTGRADUATE TRAINING: - European Qualification to practise the medical profession, January 30, 1990. - Postdoctoral School of Neurology, University of Pavia, Italy. - Specialization in Neurology, July 16, 1993. - Postdoctoral fellow in Experimental Ischemia, Neurological Institute â€œCasimiro Mondinoâ€, Pavia, 1991-1993. - Subspeciality in Diagnosis and Therapy of Movement disorders, Catholic University in Carlo Besta Neurological Institute, 2006 PROFESSIONAL TRAINING: Full-time general neurologist with clinical and neurosonology activities at the Department of Internal Medicine and Neurology, S. Giacomo Hospital in Novi Ligure (AL), 1994-1999. Full-time general neurologist including clinical, research and scholastic activities at the Department of Neurology, Civil General Hospital in Voghera (PV), 1999-present. MEMBERSHIPS: Italian Society of Neurology; Italian Interdisciplinary Neurovascular Society; Stroke Prevention Education Atherosclerosis Research; European Neurological Society; American Academy of Neurology.