• Genetic and phenotipic characterization of prion diseases (Fatal Familial Insomnia,Creutzfeldt-Jakob,Gerstmann-Straussler-Scheinker) Parkinson’s disease, Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, Familial Hemiplegic migraine.
• Role of the autonomic nervous system in health and disease with a focus on neurological control of the cardiovascular system in man. A variety of disorders including neuromediate syncope, hypertension, neurogenic orthostatic hypotension (Parkinsons’s disease, Multiple System Atrophy, Pure Autonomic Failure), sleep disorders (OSAS, Ondine syndrome, Narcolepsy), epilepsy and sweating abnormalities, are studied.
• Evaluation of autonomic circadian rhythms in relation to wake-sleep cycle in neurodegenerative disorders (Parkinson, MSA, prion diseases and sleep disorders)
• Autonomic, clinical and neurophysiological aspects of mitochondrial diseases and primary headache
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Full Professor of neurology since 15 Oct 2014 is active in the following fild of research :