Roberto Amici is Associate Professor of Physiology at the University of Bologna, where he is teacher and tutor at the School of Medicine, at the “Collegio Superiore”, and at the PhD Program in Biomedical and Neuromotor Sciences (DIBINEM).
He is the Coordinator of the "Scientific Committee" and member of the "Executive Committee" of DIBINEM, member of the Council of the “Istituto di Studi Superiori”, and Director of the Professional Master Programme in “Sleep Medicine”. He is member of the "Technical-Pedagogical Council" of the Degree Programme in "Medicina e Chirurgia".
Research activity is aimed at studying physiological regulation during the different wake-sleep states, with a focus on the relationship between sleep and the environment, and the central nervous control of the thermoregulatory/metabolic and autonomic functions.
He is member of the "European Union Committee" of the “European Sleep Research Society” (ESRS). Formerly, he was President of the "Italian Society of Sleep Research" (SIRS), Vice-President of the ESRS, and Coordinator of "Basic Research" and of the "Research Committee" of the “Italian Association of Sleep Medicine” (AIMS).
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