Giuseppe Lauria, MD

University of Milan and IRCCS Foundation “Carlo Besta” Neurological Institute

Professor of Neurology at the University of Milan and Scientific Director of the IRCCS Foundation “Carlo Besta” Neurological Institute of Milan, Italy.
He received the degree in Medicine at the University of Padova, trained as resident in Neurology at the University of Ferrara, and has been fellow at the Department of Neuroscience of the Johns Hopkins University.
His main fields of research are peripheral neuropathies, neuropathic pain, and motor neuron diseases. He has pioneered the use of skin biopsy in neurology, contributed to the discovery of new phenotypes and gene mutations in small fibre neuropathies, and participated in guidelines for the clinical practice.
He has co-authored >300 peer-reviewed papers and 16 book chapters, and is co-editor of 3 books.
He currently serves as Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of the Peripheral Nervous System.