Volontari e aderenti Fondazione LIRH

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Board of Directors

Ferdinando Squitieri - Roma

Barbara D'Alessio - Roma

Luciano Finotto - Asiago (VI)


Paolo Lista - Napoli

Scientific Committee


Prof. Ferdinando Squitieri: Neurologist, geneticist and psychiatrist, he has been working on Huntington's Disease and related rare diseases, both as a physician and as a researcher, since 1984. Principal Investigator of the European Huntington Network and the Huntington Study Group. Head of the Huntington Research and Treatment Unit and rare diseases IRCCS Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza and Istituto Mendel in Rome. For over 15 years he has been appointed Professor of Medical Genetics, at La Sapienza University of Rome.                  


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Members' Meeting

Prof. Francesco Pierelli: Neurologist, expert in the treatment, study and rehabilitation of HD related diseases. Department of Sciences and Medical Surgical Sciences and Biotechnology, La Sapienza University of Rome.


Prof. Ralf Reillman: Clinical neurologist experienced in Huntington's Disease; principal investigator and member of the Executive Committee of the European Huntington Network; Department of Neurology, University of Münster, Germany


Prof. Umberto Sabatini: Associate Professor of Neuroradiology, Magna Grecia University of Catanzaro. Neurologist expert in magnetic resonance imaging in diseases caused by movement disorders and in particular in Huntington's Disease, member of the European Huntington Network.


Simone migliore

Simone Migliore: Psychologist-psychotherapist expert in neuro-psychology, specialized in the diagnosis and treatment of neuropsychological and psychopathological disorders in neurodegenerative diseases.


Prof. Justo Garcia de Yebenes:

Neurologist expert in Huntington's Disease. Principal Investigator and member of the European Huntington Network. He has been the European coordinator of the Huntexil trial in Huntington. Department of Neurology, Hospital Ramón y Cajal, Madrid, Spain.


Prof. Francesco Marrosu: Neurologist expert in neurodegenerative diseases, author of important studies on movement disorders and rare neurological diseases; Director of the Department of Neurological and Cardiovascular Sciences at the University of Cagliari.


Dr. Andrea Ilari: 

First researcher at CNR - Institute of Molecular Biology and Pathology. Graduated in Chemistry, PhD in Biophysics. Expert in the study of the relationship between structure and activity in proteins of pharmacological and biotechnological interest. In particular, he deals with the determination of molecular structures of biological macromolecules by X-ray diffraction, whose knowledge is of fundamental importance for the design of new drugs.