Francesca Bisulli, MD,PhD, is a neurologist and neurophysiologist with strong research interests in the genetics of epilepsy. She has always combined clinical epilepsy care with academic epilepsy research. She is currently working in the Epilepsy Centre directed by Prof. Tinuper at the Institute of Neurological Sciences in Bologna, Italy. In 2011 she obtained a PhD on the topic of sleep-related epilepsies, specifically on Sleep-related Hypermotor Epilepsy. Since 2006 she has been Assistant Professor at the University of Bologna. Her research has focused on various epilepsy-related topics over the years, although lately she has been concentrating on the genetics of focal epilepsies, being involved in many international projects and obtaining research grants from the Italian Ministry of Health and Telethon, among others. Dr. Bisulli has acted as an editor and tutor within the editions of the VIREPA course on Clinical Pharmacology &Pharmacotherapy. She is currently member of the LICE’s board of directors, Italian chapter of ILAE.
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