Prof. Marina Bentivoglio

University of Verona, Italy

Marina Bentivoglio is a Professor of Histology at the University of Verona, Italy. She graduated in Medicine at the Catholic University of Rome, Italy, where she also did her residency in Neurology. Her research focuses on neural-immune interactions in neuroinflammatory and neurodegenerative conditions, aging, sleep disorders. She served as Secretary General of the International Brain Research Organization and as President of the Italian Society of Neuroscience (SINS) and in Committees of the Federation of the European Neuroscience Societies (FENS). She is member of the Council of the Rita Levi-Montalcini Foundation for the education of African women, and of several scientific academies, including the European Academy. She is actively engaged in the training of young investigators and in activities to foster international cooperation in the neurological sciences. Since 2001 she has participated as teacher or co-organizer in about 40 IBRO Neuroscience Schools in many different countries of the African continent.

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