Presentation – Epidemiology of MS

Epidemiology of MS- Descriptive studies on putative risk factors for MS

2015, Descriptive studies on putative risk factors for MS such as age of susceptibility, genetics and environmental factors by Prof. Maura Pugliatti & Prof. Carlo Pozzilli

Maura PUGLIATTI, MD, PhD is Associate Professor of Neurology at the University of Ferrara, and acting as Director of the University Hospital Unit of Clinical Neurology, S. Anna Hospital, Ferrara, Italy. She took a PhD in 2007 and was a Research Fellow in 2007-10 at the Dept. of Public Health and Primary Health Care, University of Bergen, Norway, actively coordinating a large multi-center case-control study on multiple sclerosis (MS) and environmental risk factors. 

Carlo Pozzilli studied at the University of Rome “La Sapienza”. He then moved to the Hammersmith Hospital in London, UK, to take up a research post in 1980. In 1983, he became a Board Certified Neurologist at the University of Rome. In 1986 obtained a research grant in Neuroimaging at the Tohoku University, Sendai Japan. In 1987, he was awarded a PhD in Clinical Neurosciences by the University of Rome, where he became Full Professor in 2006. In 2002 he funded and become Director of the Multiple Sclerosis (MS) Center of OspedaleS.Andrea, University of Rome which is his actual position. Professor Pozzilli’s fields of interest include the clinical aspects and treatment of MS; he has published more than 350 papers
and reviews on these subjects. Professor Pozzilli is a member of several National and International Societies. He has participated as a first investigator in at least 250 multicentre clinical trials on patients with MS. He was also member of the Steering Committee and Advisory Board in several multicentre trials.



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  • Author(s)

    Prof Irina Elovaara & Prof Nikolaos Grigoriadis
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  • Release Date

    October 06, 2015
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