European Prize for
young researchers in the field of
neurodegenerative pathologies leading to dementia
Neuroscience Prize 2017
Bologna, 29th January 2018
The Scientific Committee of the Fondazione Gino Galletti, having considered the results of the peer review conducted
by the Committee
of Judges on the documentation submitted by the applicants for the
“Gino Galletti Foundation - Neuroscience Prize 2017” has awarded the
prize of € 10,000.00 to
Michela Pievani, PhD
for the paper “Brain networks stimulation in dementia: insights from functional imaging. Curr Opin Neurol 2016, 29:756–762”
The Committee expressed its appreciation of the quality and completeness of Dr. Pievani’s work, judging the topics of his publication highly relevant to the field of neurodegenerative diseases.
Dr. Pievani will receive the Prize in Bologna, Italy, on March 23, 2018
Pics from the event: Prof. Raffaele Lodi (Director, University Department of Biomedical and NeuroMotor Sciences) greetings; Dr. Fiorenzo Albani lecture on Fondazione Gino Galletti 20 year anniversary; Prof. Rocco Liguori introducing the awardee seminar; Dr. Michela Pievani, prize winner, during her speech; Dr. Albani and Prof Gerardo Martinelli (Member of the Foundation Scientific Committee) deliver the prize to Dr. Pievani; Prof. Lodi and Dr. Albani with the happy winner.
Galletti Foundation - Neuroscience Prize 2017” received 27 applications
from England, Sweden, Nederland, and Italy (many of the Italian applicants are working abroad...).
The Scientific Committee wishes to congratulate all the applicants for the high quality of their work.