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Simone Pittaccio

biomedical researcher

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.

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.