Biostatistician with expertise in: validation of diagnostic tests and psychometric batteries,
identification of prognostic factors and biomarkers, efficacy assessment of treatments and trials design, meta-analysis.
Author of 245 papers indexed on PubMed. Citations = 9506
(Scopus), 12960 (scholar.google.com), H- index = 57 (Scopus), 66 (scholar.google.com)
President (2013-2015) of the Italian Society of Medical Statistics and
Clinical Epidemiology (SISMEC)
Member of the Ethics Committee "CEIOC" IRCCS "San Giovanni di Dio"Fatebenefratelli (Brescia) as biostatistician from March 1999 to present
Biostatistician of a multidisciplinary research team
(neurologists, neurophysiologists, biostatistical, physicists, engineers,
biologists, psychologists, computer) with the primary objective to evaluate
whether and how brain plasticity can be quantified with predictors of onset of
major diseases neurological and prognostic markers of their evolution.
Biostatistician of a group of researchers interested in the
effect of vasomotor reactivity on the onset of cerebro-vascular events.
Statistical Expert in neuropsychological research in the
field, both on adults-elderly and children. In
particular, he takes care of the statistical aspects of the handbook: Caselli
MC, Bello A, Rinaldi P, S Stefanini, Pasqualetti P. Prime vocabulary of the
Child: Gestures, Words and Phrases. Reference values between 8 and 36 months of
complete forms and short forms of the MacArthur-Bates CDI inventory (2014). For
the definition of these intervals he uses the package GAMLSS (Generalized
Additive Models for Location, Scale and Shape, developed by Rigby and
Stasinopoulos in R environment).