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Marco Luppi

Assistant professor

Department of Biomedical and Neuromotor Sciences

Academic discipline: BIO/09 Physiology

Curriculum vitae

Born in Bologna, Italy, 1973.


Education and Employments

1998 Graduation in Biology, University of Bologna, Italy.

2004 PhD in Neurophysiology

2004-2006 Two-years Post-doc fellowship in “Medical, Pharmaceutical and Veterinary Sciences”, University of Bologna, Italy.

2006-2011 Post-doc fellowship in “Systemic and molecular aspects of the vegetative activity in the wake-sleep cycle”, University of Bologna, Italy.

2013 From April to September, "Visiting Scientist" at the Prof.Shaun Morrison's laboratory, at the Department of Neurological Surgery - Oregon Health and Science University - Portland OR - USA

2011-today Research Fellow, Assistant Professor, Department of Biomedical and Neuromotor Sciences, University of Bologna, Italy.


Research fields:

Hypothalamic regulation of the wake-sleep cycle and the functional relationships between that regulation and the homeostasis of physiological parameters.


Teaching responsibilities:

Lecturer at School of Psychology, University of Bologna, division of Cesena: Clinical Psychophysiology II (6 CFU).

Lecturer at Psychology Specialty program in Clinical Psychology: Physiology (3 CFU).


Scientific collaborations:

- Jack Adam Tuszynski, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

- Marco Cavaglià, Politecnico di Torino, Torino, Italia.

- Robin Mc Allen, Florey Neuroscience Institutes, Melbourne, Australia.

- Shaun Morrison, Department of Neurological Surgery at Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon, USA.

- Pablo Torterolo, Department of Physiology, Universidad de la Republica, Montevideo, Uruguay.

- Ennio Vivaldi e Adrian Ocampo, Institute of Biochemical Science, Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile.