Full Professor of Neuroradiology at the University of Brescia, Medical School

Roberto Gasparotti

Biosketch

Roberto Gasparotti is full professor of Neuroradiology of the Department of Medical and Surgical Specialties, Radiological Sciences, and Public Health of the University of Brescia. He has been involved in clinical research on Magnetic Resonance Imaging in cerebrovascular and neurodegenerative diseases, multiple sclerosis, and peripheral nerve diseases.

EDUCATION
Certificate of Scientific Lyceum at the Calini Scientific Lyceum in Salo’ (BS) awarded in 1979.
Member of the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Parma in the academic year 1979/80.
Degree in Medicine and Surgery 11/11/1985 at the University of Parma, 110/110 cum laude.
Residency in Radiology (4 years), at the University of Brescia on 06/21/1991, 50/50 cum laude.
From 2/1/92 to 10/1/2002: assistant professor of Neuroradiology, University of Brescia.
From 11/01/2002 to 31/5/2017: Associate Professor of Neuroradiology, at the University of Brescia, Medical School.
From 01/06/2017: Full Professor of Neuroradiology at the University of Brescia, Medical School.

CAREER
1. From 11/21/90 to 01/31/92 full-time assistant at the 2nd Radiology Department of the Spedali Civili, Section of Neuroradiology, Department of Radiology, University of Brescia.
2. From 1/1/2003 head of the section of Neuroradiology, Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Spedali Civili of Brescia.
3. From 24/2/2010 – present: head of the Neuroradiology Unit, Department of Diagnostic Imaging, Spedali Civili of Brescia.

SCIENTIFIC EXPERIENCES ABROAD
From March 28th to June, 10th 1994 “visiting fellow” at the Radiology Department”, UCSF, California, USA, where he attended the Diagnostic Neuroradiology Unit headed by MD W.P.Dillon, and Neurovascular Terapy Unit headed by MD G.B. Hieshima.
During the UCSF visiting fellowship he improved his knowledge in the diagnosis of central nervous system deseases with Magnetic Resonance and began the learning path of the principles of the endovascular therapy in the cerebral vascular malformations, including intracranial aneurisms and dural arteriovenous fistulae.

SCIENTIFIC SOCIETIES MEMBERSHIP
• Member of the Italian Society of Medical Radiology (SIRM) from 1988 to 1995
• Member of the Italian Association of Neuroradiology (AINR) since 1990
• Member of the European Society of Magnetic Resonance (ESMRMB) from 1988 to 1997
• Member of the European Society of Neuroradiology (ESNR) since 1995

SCIENTIFIC SOCIETIES ASSIGNEMENTS
• Member of the Italian Association of Neuroradiology (AINR) Board from 2006 to 2011

TEACHING
From 1995 teaching of “Neuroradiology” in the integrated course of “Nervous System Diseases “ at the Medical School of the University of Brescia.
Appointed professor of “Neuroradiology” in 13 post degree Specialization schools: Radiology(from 1995), Radiotherapy (from1999), Neurology (from1996), Neurosurgery (from 1998), Child Neuropsychiatry (from 1998), Endocrinology (from 1999), Psychiatry (from 2002), Anesthesia e Intensive Care (from 2010), Orthopedics (from 2010 ), Cardiovascular System Diseases (from 2010), Otolaryngology (from 2011), Nuclear Medicine (from 2011), Emergency Medicine (from 2011).

AWARDS
ASNR Outstanding Presentation Award in Spine Radiology. ASNR 2010, Boston. Scientific Paper #33, Session Trauma: Adult Brain and Spine. R. Gasparotti, G. Lodoli. “Diffusion Tensor Imaging and Tractography of Traumatic Brachial Plexus Palsies: Preliminary Experience”.