The Scientific Director
Dr. Raffaele Ferri
The Scientific Director appointed by the President, the Scientific Director deals with promotion, coordination, and management of scientific research in the field of on-going and targeted research, in collaboration with the Ministry of Health, other Italian and International Research Institutes and Universities (IRCCS Italian Research Institutes, the CNR National Research Council, Universities, etc.)
Dr. Raffaele Ferri graduated in Medicine and Surgery (Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome) in 1981 and specialized in Neurology in 1985. The main scientific activities of Dr. Ferri include Sleep Medicine and the study of neurophysiologic and psychophysiologic mechanisms underlying normal and pathologic aging, by means of computer-aided EEG analysis, polysomnographic studies, evoked and event-related potentials, and transcranial magnetic stimulation. Dr. Ferri is Chair of the Italian Association of Sleep Medicine and Vice-President of the European Restless Legs Syndrome Study Group. Dr. Ferri formerly served as Scientific Secretary/Treasurer and Advisor of the Italian Society of Psychophysiology. He also served as Secretary of the Federation of the European Psychophysiology Societies and as a Board Member of the Italian Association of Sleep Medicine. Dr. Ferri is Associate Editor of the following scientific journals: Sleep, PLOS One and International Journal of Psychophysiology and is a member of the Editorial Board of the journals Clinical Neurophysiology, Sleep Medicine and Sleep Medicine Reviews; he also contributes as a reviewer to a number of other international scientific journals. Dr. Ferri has authored over 400 scientific papers.
Rosi Di Giorgio
Eleonora Di Fatta
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