Nicola De Stefano

Nicola De Stefano,


• Associate Professor of Neurology, Department of Medicine, Surgery and Neuroscience, University of Siena, Italy 
• Head of the Clinical-Experimental Neurology Unit, University Hospital of Siena, Italy

• MD University of Siena, Italy (1981-1987) 
• Residency program: Neurology school, University of Siena, Italy (1987-1991) 
• PhD Neuroscience, University of Siena, Italy (1992-1997)

• Head of the Quantitative Neuroimaging Laboratory, University of Siena, Italy (1999-ongoing) 
• Adjunct Professor, Montreal Neurological Institute, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada (2000-ongoing) 
• Associate Professor of Neurology, University of Siena, Italy (2001-ongoing) 
• Head of the Multiple Sclerosis Outpatient Office, University-Hospital of Siena, Italy (2000-ongoing) 
• Head of the Clinical Research Unit, Department of Neurology, University-Hospital of Siena, Italy (2012-ongoing)

• Member of Italian Society of Neurology (1990-ongoing) 
• Member of the American Academy of Neurology (1995-ongoing) 
• Member of the International Society of Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (1998 -ongoing) 
• Member of the MAGNIMS (European Magnetic Resonance Networks in Multiple Sclerosis) Steering Committee (2004-ongoing) 
• Member of the European Neurological Society (2008-ongoing)

Professor De Stefano’s current research interests lie in multiple sclerosis, neuromuscular disorders and neurological diseases involving the brain white matter. In particular, he is a world renowned expert on the clinical application of new neuroimaging techniques in brain and muscle of patients with neurological disease.

He has delivered numerous invited lectures worldwide, and to date, he has published more than 200 papers in prestigious international peer-review publications in the area of neurometabolic disorders. He is also currently serving as a reviewer for the most relevant international neurologic journals.