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Massimo Filippi

Massimo Filippi, Italian neurologist. Achievements include research in multiple sclerosis including diagnostic and prognostic value of paraclinical tests, optimization of magnetic resonance techniques, utilization of Medical Research Institute in the study of the development of disability and in monitoring clinical trials. De Visart grantee University Milan, 1989; recipient Best Oral Presentation award ECTRIMS, Athens, 1994.

Background

  • Filippi, Massimo was born on August 31, 1961 in Monza, Italy. Son of Vasco and Marisa Filippi.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Medicine, University degli Studi, Milan, 1986. Doctor of Medicine Ital. Board, University degli Studi, Milan, 1987.

      Specialist in neurology, University degli Studi, Milan, 1990. Specialist in neurophysiology, University degli Studi, Pavia, Italy, 1194.

    Career

    • Intern Science Institute Son of Raffaele, Milan, 1984-1986, assistant clinical neurophysiology, 1987, research fellow multiple sclerosis ctr.eurology, 1988-1993, assistant clinical neurology, 1990-1991, head neuroimaging research unit department neurology, since 1994. Research fellow National Health Service Italian Government Science Institutes Son of Raffaele and C. Besta, 1991-1992. Research fellow, honorary clinical assistant Nuclear magnetic resonance research group Institute Neurology, National Hospitals for Neurology & Neurosurgery, London, 1992.

      Member steering committee MAGNIMS, Europe, since 1993, PRESTIMUS, since 1993, ETOMS CHarcot Foundation, since 1995. Member advisory board JIF, United Kingdom, since 2000. Member EFNS task force on magnetic resonce-based techniques, Europe, since 1999.

      Member advisory committee clinical trials of new drugs in multiple sclerosis United States Master of Science Society, since 2000. Professor University Chieti School Medicine, 1996-1997, University Milan, 1997-1998.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include research in multiple sclerosis including diagnostic and prognostic value of paraclinical tests, optimization of magnetic resonance techniques, utilization of Medical Research Institute in the study of the development of disability and in monitoring clinical trials.

    Works

    • Co-editor: Magnetic Resonance Techniques in Clinical Trials in Master of Science, 1999, Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy in Multiple Sclerosis, 2000. Editor (Italian educated) Neuroimaging, 2000. Co-editor (journal supplement) Neurology, 1999.

      Member editorial board Cochrane Multiple Sclerosis Group, Multiple Sclerosis, American Journal Neuroradiology, Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Contributor over 500 articles and abstracts to professional journals. Presenter over 200 international and national congresses.

      Reviewer numerous journals.

    Membership

    Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, International Society Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (chair white matter study group since 1999), Italian Society Clinical Neurophysiology, Italian Society Neurology, American Academy Neurology, European Neurological Society (best paper 1999), New York Academy of Sciences.

    Connections

    • Married Alessandra Galbiati, May 12, 2000.
    • father: Vasco Filippi
    • mother: Marisa Filippi
    • spouse: Alessandra Galbiati
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    Born August 31, 1961
    (age 56)
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    • 1986
      University degli Studi
    • 1987
      University degli Studi
    • 1990
      University degli Studi
    • 1194
      University degli Studi
    • 1984 - 1986
      Intern, Science Institute Son of Raffaele
      Milan, Illinois, United States
    • 1991 - 1992
      research fellow, National Health Service Italian Government Science Institutes Son of Raffaele and C. Besta
    • 1992
      research fellow, Nuclear magnetic resonance research group Institute Neurology
      London, Mpumalanga, South Africa
    • 1992
      honorary clinical assistant, Nuclear magnetic resonance research group Institute Neurology
      London, Mpumalanga, South Africa
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