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Paolo Tinuper

Associate Professor

Department of Biomedical and Neuromotor Sciences

Academic discipline: MED/26 Neurology

Curriculum vitae

Name: Paolo Tinuper 

Title: Medical Doctor; Neurologist

Date of birth: August, 12, 1952; Place of birth: Cervia (Ravenna), Italy; Nationality: Italian

Languages: Italian, French, English

Present appointment: Associate Professor in Neurology,  Department of Biomedical and Neuromotor Sciences, University of Bologna, Italy

Date of appointment: November 2002.

Education

-Degrees (subject,class, institution, date of award)

                M.D. Medical School, University of Bologna, Italy, October 26, 1977.

-Other academic/professional qualifications (subject, level, institution, date of award)

                Specialist in Neurology , University of Bologna, Italy, July 11, 1981.

                Attestation d'études de Electroencephalographie Clinique, University of Aix-Marseille, France, July 1982

 

.Career/Employment ( employers, positions and dates)

-         Neurological Institute, University of Bologna, Italy, Intern with ward duties, 1977-1980.

-         University of Aix-Marseille, France, Assistant etranger, 1982

-         Department of Neurological Sciences, University of Bologna, Italy, Research Fellow, 1980-2002.

-         EEG laboratory, Department of Biomedical and Neuromotor Sciences, University of Bologna, Italy, Head, since 1983.

-         Epilepsy Center, Department of Biomedical and Neuromotor  Sciences, University of Bologna, Italy, Head.

 

Visiting Fellowship

CHU La Timone , Marseille, France (Prof H.Gastaut; 1981-1983)

Montreal Neurological Institute, Montreal, Canada (Prof. F.Andermann; January-July 1985)

 

Teaching activity

School of  Neurology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Bologna, since 1991

School of  Child Neuropsychiatry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Bologna, since, 1998

School of  Fisical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Faculty of Medicine, University of Bologna, since, 1991

University Diploma for EEG technicians, Faculty of Medicine, University of Bologna, since, 1990

Professor in several national and international Update Courses in Clinical Electroecephalography and Epileptology.

Certificate of Trainer of the European Epilepsy Academy (EUREPA)

Certificate of Epileptologist of the European Epilepsy Academy (EUREPA)

 

Appointment to External Committees

-         Italian League against Epilepsy, Member of the Executive Board (1989-2005)

-         Italian League against Epilepsy,  President (2005-2008)

-         American Epilepsy Society, member (since 1986)

-         New York Academy of Science, member (since 1995)

-         Ligue Française contre l'Epilepsie, member (since 1983)

-         Italian Neurological Society, member (since 1985)

-         Ambassador for Epilepsy  (since 2007)

 

Appointment to Editorial Boards

-Epileptic Disorders (since 1999)

 

Main scientific interests

Epileptology: Semeiological and neurophysiological aspects of epileptic seizures, prognosis of the epileptic syndromes,

prognosis after drug withdrawal, epilepsies with seizures during sleep, presurgical evaluation in drug  resistant epilepsies.

Clinical neurophysiology: electrophysiological correlates in epileptic seizures, syncopes, comas, neurodegenerative diseases and prion diseases.

 

 

Number of publications:   312