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Event ID: 308-265947
Assigned Credits: n.23 

The course is included in the Italian ECM National Programme and it will be accredited for the following Professions:

  • Medical Doctor (Neurology, Geriatrics, Psychiatry, Psychotherapy)
  • Psychologist
  • Biologist
  • Physical Therapist


The Summer School “Biological and Clinical converging pathways in Alzheimer and Parkinson disease” is an opportunity for young neurologists who are interested in specializing in Neurodegenerative diseases to receive in-depth instruction from internationally-recognized experts. Students will attend large lectures and panel discussions with question and answer sessions and will have the opportunity to discuss clinical cases of atypical dementia and movement disorders and engage in a differential diagnosis with the international experts.


  • Understand the common and divergent pathways across neurodegenerative diseases
  • Propose a differential diagnosis for complex cases and propose specific clinical/imaging/neurophysiological or biological markers assessment
  • Propose a symptomatic personalized treatment for dementia and movement disorder
  • Understand the rationale and review the more recent evidences for new disease-modifying target therapies across neurodegenerative diseases


Alessandro Padovani – Barbara Borroni – Alberto Benussi – Andrea Pilotto
University of Brescia (Italy)


Angelo Antonini University of Padova (Italy)
Nicholas Ashton King's College London (United Kingdom)
Alberto Benussi University of Brescia (Italy)
Laura Bonanni Università "G. D'Annunzio”, Chieti (Italy)
Barbara Borroni University of Brescia (Italy)
Marco Bozzali University of Sussex, Brighton (United Kingdom)
Emanuele Buratti ICGEB - International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, Trieste (Italy)
Stefano Cappa IUSS - Scuola Universitaria Superiore Pavia (Italy)
Annamaria Cattaneo IRCCS Fatebenefratelli Brescia (Italy)
Angela Cenci University of Lund (Sweden)
Monica Di Luca University of Milan (Italy)
Marco Fontanella University of Brescia (Italy)
Giovanni Frisoni University of Geneve (Switzerland)
Roberto Gasparotti University of Brescia (Italy)
Massimo Gennarelli University of Brescia (Italy)
Roberta Ghidoni IRCCS Fatebenefratelli Brescia (Italy)
Patrick Lewis University of Reading (United Kingdom)
Eugenio Magni Fondazione Poliambulanza, Brescia (Italy)
Alessandro Padovani University of Brescia (Italy)
Luca Passamonti University of Cambridge (United Kingdom)
Daniela Perani Ospedale San Raffaele, Milan (Italy)
Andrea Pilotto University of Brescia (Italy)
Marina Pizzi University of Brescia (Italy)
Werner Poewe University of Innsbruck (Austria)
Enrico Premi ASST Spedali Civili di Brescia (Italy)
Elio Scarpini University of Milan (Italy)
Pietro Tiraboschi IRCCS Istituto Neurologico Carlo Besta, Milan (Italy)
Marco Trabucchi Associazione Italiana di Psicogeriatria, Brescia(Italy)
Julia van der Zee University of Antwerp (Belgium)
Annalena Venneri University of Sheffield (United Kingdom)
Orazio Zanetti IRCCS Fatebenefratelli Brescia (Italy)
Heinrich Zetterberg University of Gothenburg (Sweden)