Daniela Perani, MD, Neurologist and Radiologist, Full Professor of Neuroscience, Director of the Doctoral (PhD) Course in Cognitive Neuroscience, Director of the School of Specialization in Neuropsychology, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milano, Italy.
Prof. Perani is one of Top Italian Scientist and ranks as first female scientist in the field of Neuroscience and Neurology. She participated and is part of several National and International Research Projects in Neurology and Neuroscience.
Her research area is cognitive neuroscience, addressing the functional correlates of language, bilingualism, executive functions, perception and memory systems using neuroimaging, and in vivo molecular imaging of neurological diseases. Her current research focus is on neurodegenerative dementias, applying imaging biomarkers for early and differential diagnosis and risk of progression.
She is the author of more than 350 publications, books and chapters. HI: 83 SCOPUS; Google Scholar: 100, citations 39508.