MD, Head of Neurorehabilitation Unit, I.R.C.C.S. San Raffaele Hospital
Dr. Sandro Iannaccone is a neurologist who received his medical training at the University of Milan (Italy) and completed his residency in Neurology in July 1986 and further specialized in Neuropathology in 1992. Since 1989, Dr. Iannaccone has been working as a contract Professor of Neurology at the Medical and Psychological Faculties of the University Vita-Salute San Raffaele of Milan. Dr. Iannaccone became Responsible of the Neurologic Unit of the San Raffaele Turro Hospital in 1999. In 2013, he became Director of the Neurorehabilitation Unit of the San Raffaele Hospital. Since 2014, Dr. Iannaccone is also the President of the Scientific Society entitled Association of Medical Rehabilitation Specialists of Private Hospitals (Associazione Medici Riabilitatori Specialisti dell’Ospedalità Privata). In a research point of view, Dr. Iannaccone is leading research and development of innovative rehabilitative strategies using new technologies based on virtual reality. He is also leading trials on new – pharmacological and non-pharmacological – therapies for Alzheimer’s disease. Dr. Iannaccone has also been involved in investigations in early detection of neurological degenerative disease biomarkers through neuropathological, proteomics and PET studies.