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Sabina Capellari

Associate Professor

Department of Biomedical and Neuromotor Sciences

Academic discipline: MED/26 Neurology

Curriculum vitae


- 1991, M.D., University of Bologna, Italy  

- 1995, Neurology, University of Bologna, Italy.


- 1995-1999, Research associate, Division of Neuropathology of the Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA.

 - 1997-1999, In charge of the  genetic analysis for the TSE surveillance of United States directed by Prof. Pierluigi Gambetti.

- 2000-2005,  PostDoc at the Department of Neurological Sciences of the University of Bologna. 

- April 2005:  Assistant Professor at the Department of Neurological Sciences of the University of Bologna. 

- 2010-: Neurologist at IRCCS ISNB, Ospedale Bellaria, Bologna.

- March, 2021-: Associate Professor DiBiNem, University of Bologna


Since 2008,  teaching at the University of Bologna's graduate school for the Degree Courses in Professional Education and Medicine and Surgery.

Since 2018 member of the Teaching College of the Doctorate in Health Sciences and Technologies of the University of Bologna.


Fields of interest: Neurology and Neurogenetics. Human prion diseases, Movement Disorders, Dementia. Genetic of neurodegenerative diseases.

Financial support by Italian Ministry of Health. Partecipant in European Projects, Telethon Project, Network of Excellence of the EC, AIFA Projects, Ministry of Health, Private Foundations.

Author or co-author of 154 publications in international journals indexed in pubmed, 9 book chapters.



Associate Editor for Journal of Alzheimer's Disease (1/1/2018 to 31/12/2019)

Review Editor for Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience (From 24/07/2018). Since 2020 Associate Editor.

Member REPRISE, Register of Expert Peer-Reviewers for Italian Scientific Evaluation, at the Ministry of Education, University and Research (MIUR) for basic research since 4 November 2017.

Ad hoc reviewer for Acta Neurologica Scandinavica, Ageing Research Reviews, Alzheimer's & Dementia, BBA-Molecular Basis of Disease, BMC Medical Genetics, Brain, Brain Pathology, Cephalalgia, Clinical Case Reports , Cognitive and Behavioral Neurology, European Journal of Neurology, Frontiers Aging Neuroscience, Frontiers in Genetics, Frontiers in Neurology, Genomics, Proteomics & Bioinformatics, Journal of Genetic Mutation Disorders (JGMD), Journal of Neurology Neurosurgery and Psychiatry, Journal of Neurology Experimental Neuropathology, Journal of Neuroimmunology, Journal of the Neurological Sciences, Journal of Alzheimer's Disease, Journal of Clinical Densitometry, Movement Disorders, Neurology and Neurosurgery Polska, Nucleus, Neuroscience Letters, The Lancet Infectious Disease, The Lancet Neurology, Translational Neurodegeneration.


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