Dr. Roberto Monastero is a board-certified Neurologist, PhD in Neurophysiopathology and spent a 4-year research fellowship period in Neuropsychology at the University of Palermo, Italy. He was fellow in Neurology at the University Hospital of Brescia (Italy), where he obtained a fellowship from the European Neurological Society and at the Aging Research Center, Geriatric Epidemiology Section, Karolinska Institutet (Sweden), where he obtained a Marie-Curie Post-Doc Fellowship. From 2005 he is the responsible of the Dementia/Alzheimer Centre at the University Hospital of Palermo. In 2015 he was appointed Associate Professor in Neurology at the Department of Experimental Biomedicine and Clinical Neurosciences at the University of Palermo. He currently acts as reviewer for many peer-reviewed scientific international journals and conducts activity of grant reviewer for several national research authorities. He is the Principal Investigator of the Zabùt Aging Project, a prospective population-based cohort study regarding normal and pathological aging conducted in Southern Italy which was granted by the Italian Ministry of Health. He is author of over 70 articles in peer-reviewed journals, and book chapters/review articles. He is Member of National and International Neurological associations.
Dr. Roberto Monastero's research is focused on Epidemiology, psychology, behavioural and genetic aspects of degenerative disorders and dementia, particularly Alzheimer's disease, Mild Cognitive Impairment, Subjective Cognitive Decline, Mild Behavioural Impairment, and Parkinson's disease.