Gemelli Hospital, largo San Vito 1 and via Palestro 32 - Rome - Italy
Franca Tecchio was born and grew up in Milan in a serious and work lover environment, and considered Rome her adoptive city, fascinated from the fatalistic and intuitive approach. Graduated in Physics, she is Senior Staff Researcher at the National Research Council (CNR), where she leads the LET’S - Laboratory of Electrophysiology for Translational neuroScience, active at Gemelli Hospital, after 18 years at Fatebenefratelli Hospital. With magneto- and electroencephalography (MEG, EEG) and non-invasive neuromodulation techniques that modify neuronal electrical activity, LET’S develops methods of brain complexity analysis and personalized therapeutic interventions.
Among the 10 most active Italian researchers in Clinical Neurology on ‘La Repubblica Salute’ (2003), in 2016 she contributes to an article on neuromodulation in ‘Il Venerdì di Repubblica’, one of the most read weekly magazines in Italy. PI of 32 projects funded, Peer-Review for 26 international journals, Expert evaluator of 18 European funding requests (including 1 ERC), Associate Editor of Restorative Neurology and Neuroscience, Chairwoman in 10 and speaker in 47 international congresses and 14 meetings for European projects. Director of studies of 8 PhD and 13 master students.
She is author of more than 120 peer reviewed papers, whose citations you can track at
and she talked a TEDx – October 8 2016
TEDx Franca Tecchio youtube
with more than 30.000 visualizations although in Italian.