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Professor Paola Piccini graduated in medicine (MBBC) from the University of Pisa (Italy). Subsequently she obtained a MSc in neuropharmacology. Following five years of neurology training in 1995 she was accredited as a specialist neurologist by the UK General Medical Council. She obtained a PhD in neuroscience from the University of London in 2004. She has been a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians of London since 2006. In 2000 she was appointed consultant neurologist and senior lecturer by the former Hammersmith Hospital Trust and Imperial College London. In 2005 she was promoted to reader in neurology and then in 2008 to professor of neurology.
Parkinsons disease, Parkinsonism, tremor
Research & publications
Professor Piccini is professor of neurology and head of the Centre for Neuroinflammation and Neurodegeneration at Imperial College London. She is the leading clinician in the UK on the clinical implementation of novel functional imaging techniques in Parkinson's disease. She is the regional lead for north west London for the Parkinson Excellence Network, a national Parkinson UK-funded network to improve services for professionals and patients. Professor Piccini is the representative of the Association of British Neurologists at the European Academy of Neurology. She has worked extensively in the field of movement disorders and functional imaging for 20 years and has published over 250 articles in books and peer-review journals including Nature Neuroscience and Science Translational Medicine.