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Simone Pittaccio

Simone Pittaccio, Italian biomedical researcher. Achievements include research in biomechanical modelling of congenital heart disease; research in new strategies in physical therapy for hemiplegia; discovery of muscle relaxation induced by viscoelastic creep; design of dynamic orthoses based on smart materials.

Background

  • Pittaccio, Simone was born on March 12, 1975 in Milan, Italy.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Philosophy, University College London, 2004.

    Career

    • Research fellow Italian National Research Council, Lecco, Italy, since 2001.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include research in biomechanical modelling of congenital heart disease. Research in new strategies in physical therapy for hemiplegia. Discovery of muscle relaxation induced by viscoelastic creep.

      Design of dynamic orthoses based on smart materials.
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    Born March 12, 1975
    (age 42)
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    • 2004
      University College London
    • 2001
      Research fellow, Italian National Research Council
      Lecco, Lombardia, Italy