Neuroanatomia di sistemi e neuro-imaging attuale
Neuroanatomia di sistemi e neuro-imaging attuale: Impatto sulle neuroscienze di base e cliniche.
Ospite Nikos Makris, MD, PhD, Professore Associato presso l'Harvard Medical School
Nikos Makris, M.D., Ph.D. is a neuroanatomist, imaging scientist, and psychiatrist.
-He was born and raised in Corfu, Greece and studied medicine and psychiatry in Siena, Italy.
He moved to Boston, Massachusetts in 1991.
-While working as a postdoctoral fellow at the Neurology Department at the Massachusetts
General Hospital in Boston, he pursued a PhD in Behavioral Neurosciences at Boston University
on the topic of structural connectivity and MRI morphometry both in human and non-human
-He has an appointment as Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Neurology in the Departments
of Psychiatry and Neurology at Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School
-He is the Director of the Center for Morphometric Analysis as well as the co-Director of the
Center for Neural Systems investigations.
-Nikos is active as a clinical researcher and teacher in the domain of neural systems, structural
and functional anatomy using both neuroscience and imaging techniques.
-He has published over 200 peer reviewed papers.
-He has a high H-factor (i.e., 85), and he was included in a recent report by the Thompson Reuters
agency, namely the 2014 List of The World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds. This is a list of
scientists internationally who published the greatest number of the top 1% of cited articles for their
field, in one of 21 scientific fields during the decade of 2002-2012. One hundred and twenty-eight
(128) of these researchers are in the field of Neuroscience & Behavior where Nikos Makris has earned this distinction.
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