Marco Iosa, Ph.D., is a Senior Researcher of Fondazione Santa Lucia since 2009 and previously from 2002 to 2005. He actually works in the Clinical Laboratory of Experimental Neurorehabilitation under the Cognitive and Motor Neurorehabilitation Research Line of Fondazione Santa Lucia In the period between 2005 and 2009 he had post-doc grants at the Department of Human Movement and Sport Sciences of University of Rome “Foro Italico”. He is a Mechanical Engineer and Ph.D. in Neurophysiology with a thesis about human motor control. Since 2009, he has been working in Fondazione Santa Lucia in the “Clinical Laboratory of Experimental Neurorehabilitation”. Since 2016 he is a member of Ethical Committee of Santa Lucia Foundation. He is contract professor at the University of Rome “Tor Vergata” of “Biomechanics and Quantitative analysis” for the course of “Physiotherapy”, of “Statistics for Experimental and Technological Research” for the course of “Speech and Language Therapy”, and “Medical Statistics” for the course of “Nursing”.
His research interests include neurorehabilitation, biomechanics, motor control, and neuropsychology with particular attention to people with stroke and children with cerebral palsy. He is author of more than 90 scientific papers published on international indexed journals with more than 600 citations with an h-index of 17. He worked in some European Projects, such as Better, ABC and he was workpackage leader in the Symbitron project. His work titled “Stability and harmony of gait in children with cerebral palsy” was awarded by Italian Society of Neurological Rehabilitation as the best work on human movement analysis in 2011.