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Paola Forti

Associate Professor

Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences

Academic discipline: MED/09 Internal Medicine


Keywords: stroke nutrition frailty inflammation ageing dementia mild cognitive impairment

Biogerontology, with particolar interest in the endocrine-metabolic features of longevity and brain aging. The latter represents the main research filed of the last five years. Studies have been developed in different fields concerning several diagnostic and prognostic features of mild cognitive impairment, dementia epidemiology in the elderly Italian population, and the interactions among cognitive impairment, nutritional status, inflammatory markers, and vascular risk factors/markers in the elderly.