About me

I am a medical doctor, specialized in Geriatrics, with a PhD in Medical Science.


Research description

My research activity is based on a scientific collaboration between the Aging Research Center, Karolinska Institutet/Stockholm University, Stockholm, Sweden; the Institute of Gerontology and Geriatrics, University of Perugia, Italy; the National Institute of Health and Welfare, Helsinki, Finland; and the Department of Neurology, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio, Finland.

My research focuses on clinical and neuropsychological aspects of brain aging and dementia, and on biological studies of brain aging with a specific emphasis on Oxidative/Nitrosative Stress and Antioxidants in Dementia/Alzheimer’s disease in elderly people. I also collaborates in research projects investigating co-occurrence and consequences of multiple chronic diseases (i.e., multimorbidity) in older adults.


2003: Medical Doctor (MD), University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy

2007: Specialist in Geriatrics, University of Perugia, Perugia, Italy

2012: PhD in Medical Science, the Aging Research Center, Department of Neurobiology Care Sciences and Society (NVS), Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden