Dr. Paola Giunti University College London, UK1 Talk
Paola Giunti studied medicine at Sapienza University of Rome, Italy where she graduated. She completed her training in Neurology in the same University and obtained her PhD researching neurogenetic disorders and the dominant ataxias. Paola is now Principal Clinical Research Associate in the Department of Molecular Neuroscience at UCL, Institute... read moreof Neurology and Honorary Consultant at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery. Her clinical and research interests are in neurogenetics, neurodegenerative diseases and neurorehabilitation with particular focus on ataxia. She established an Ataxia Centre at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery in 2005 that became a robust model of translational clinical service. This has been accredited as the first centre of clinical excellence in the UK by Ataxia UK, the charity of ataxia patients, and based on this model three other centres has been established in the UK.