University Hospital of Messina (Italy) – Director of the Clinical Neurophysiology and Movement Disorders Unit

Paolo Girlanda

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Prof. Girlanda is full Professor at the University of Messina (Italy) and is the Director of the Clinical Neurophysiology and Movement Disorders Unit of the University Hospital in Messina.
Main scientific interests of Prof. Girlanda concern Electromyography and Reflexology and the Electrophysiological Study of the Neuromuscular Diseases especially the Neuromuscular Transmission Disorders. He is involved in the Italian Movement Disorders Study Group and has performed researches about Focal Dystonias and Therapy of Movement Disorders by Botulinum Toxin. Prof. Girlanda has been the Secretary of the Italian Society of Clinical Neurophysiology during the period 2002-2004 and In the biennium 2008-2010 has been President of the Italian Society of Clinical Neurophysiology.
Prof. Girlanda has published 130 full papers in international indexed journals, 24 full papers in other journals. He has communicated the results of his researches in International Congresses (98 abstracts) and in Italian Congresses (214 abstracts). He has held didactic lectures in International and National Congresses and published 8 didactic monographs.