Fondazione Prada

Letizia Leocani

Letizia Leocani is Associate Professor in Neurology at Università Vita-Salute San Raffaele in Milan. She specialized in Neurology, then worked at the Human Motor Control Section of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, USA, during her PhD in Human Physiology. Her research focuses on developing and implementing innovative technologies to study the visual, cognitive and movement functions and to diagnose, monitor and treat pathological dysfunctions: from digital sensors to recording the electrical activity of the brain, to non-invasive neurostimulation. Leocani coordinated many international scientific studies and she is a member of the editorial boards of prestigious international journals, as well as of executive boards of different science companies such as Società Italiana di Neurologia, European Academy of Neurology, and RIMS-rehabilitation in Mississippi. She is also Clinical Ambassador and Mentor for the European Institute of Innovation & Technology (EIT). She was secretary of the Società Italiana di Neurofisiologia Clinica and the Società Italiana di Psicofisiologia, and is now a member of the European Commission board of specialists for medical devices applied to Neurology.