Adriano Chio

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Prof. Adriano Chiò, MD, FAAN
Personal data: Date of birth: August 30, 1957
Place of Birth: Vercelli, Italy
Citizenship: Italian

Education:
1976-1982: University of Torino, Medical School
1982: MD degree, magna cum laude, University of Torino, Italy
1982-1986: Neurology residency, magna cum laude, University of Torino, Italy
1988-1990: Clinical Neurophysiology residency, magna cum laude, University of Pavia, Italy

Professional appointments:
1988-2005: Consultant neurologist at the Department of Neuroscience, University of Torino, and San Giovanni Battista Hospital of Torino, Italy.
2005-current: Associate Professor of Neurology at the ‘Rita Levi Montalcini’ Department of Neuroscience, University of Torino, Italy, and at the University Hospital Città della Salute e della Scienza of Torino, Italy
1990-current: Director of the Turin ALS Regional Expert Center (CRESLA).
2014: national qualification as Full Professor of Neurology

Scientific appointments:
1999-2003: Coordinator of the Motor Neuron Disease Study Group of the Società Italiana di Neurologia (Italian Neurological Society, SIN).
1995-current: Coordinator of the Piemonte and Valle d’Aosta Register for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, of the Piemonte and Valle d’Aosta Register for Guillain-Barré Syndrome and of the Piemonte and Valle d’Aosta Register for Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy.
1997-current: Member of the Società Italiana di Neurologia (SIN)
1997-2005: Member of the Board of the Associazione Italiana di Neuroepidemiologia (Italian Neuroepidemiology Association, NEP)rn2005-2011: Chairman of the Associazione Italiana di Neuroepidemiologia (Italian Neuroepidemiology Association, NEP)
1997-current: Member of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN). In 2011 he has been appointed Fellow of the American Academy of Neurology (FAAN)
1998-current: Founder Member of the European Network for the Cure of ALS (ENCALS) (previously European ALS Consortium)
2001-current: Member of the Board of the European Network for the Cure of ALS (ENCALS)
2013-current: Member of the Board of the World Federation of Neurology Research Group on Motor Neuron Diseases
2004-2007: Appointed member of the Italian Ministry of Health Commission for ALS
2007-current: Chairman of the Italian ALS Genetic Consortium (ITALSGEN)
2009-current: Appointed member of the Italian Ministry of Health Commission for Neuromuscular Disorders
2014-current: Research Associate at the Institute of Cognitive Sciences and Technologies, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche (CNR), Rome, ItalyrnrnAwards
2015 Sheila Essay Award for ALS excellence, presented by the American Academy of Neurology and the American ALS Association

Scientific activity:
1981-present: Clinical researcher at the Department of Neuroscience in Torino. Main fields of research: epidemiological, clinical, pathological, psychological, cognitive, and genetic aspects of ALS and other MNDs.
Full papers in international indexed peer-reviewed international journals: 274 (total impact factor ISI [2014]: 1730).
H Index (ISI): 51
H Index (Scopus): 55
H Index (Google Scholar): 61

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