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'A challenge in neurogenetics: Huntington disease in kids' by Ferdinando Squitieri
Joint webinar series by the European Reference Networks for Rare Neurological Diseases (ERN-RND) and Neuromuscular Diseases (ERN-EuroNMD) and the European Academy of Neurology (EAN). The speaker is a Neurologist with a PhD in Neurobiology. He has been studying and treating patients with Huntington’s disease and juvenile onset Huntington’s disease over the last 30 years. Ferdinando Squitieri is Head of the Huntington and Rare Diseases Unit at Fondazione IRCCS Casa Sollievo Sofferenza Research Hospital in San Giovanni Rotondo and Head of the Neurology Department at CSS-Mendel Institute in Rome. His main line of research focuses on clinical, genetic and imaging changes in Huntington’s disease.
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Ferdiando Squitieri
Head of Huntington and Rare Diseases Unit and Head of Neurology @Fondazione IRCCS Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza, CSS-Mendel Institu
Dr Prof Ferdinando Squitieri is a Neurologist with a PhD in Neurobiology. He has been studing and treating patients with Huntington’s disease and juvenile onset Huntington’s disease over the last 30 years. He is Head of the Huntington and Rare Diseases Unit at Fondazione IRCCS Casa Sollievo Sofferenza Research Hospital in San Giovanni Rotondo and Head of the Neurology Department at CSS-Mendel Institute in Rome. He is also co-founder and scientific officer of Lega Italiana Ricerca Huntington (LIRH) Foundation (http://www.lirh.it) and Research Associate of the Italian National Research Council (CNR) in Rome. His main line of research focuses on clinical, genetic and imaging changes in Huntington’s disease. He is Principal Investigator of many therapeutic (Pride-HD, Legato and Generation HD1) and observational (ENROLL-HD, HD-Clarity, Rarest-JHD) trials on Huntington’s disease and served as advisor for pharma industries and as counsultant for the Ministry of Health.