Maria Pia Giannocca MD

University of Oxford

Maria Pia Giannoccaro is a neurologist and clinician-scientist, and currently holding a PhD position at the University of Bologna and an Honorary Contract at the Nuffield Department of Clinical Neurosciences of the Oxford University. She has a special clinical and laboratory interest in autoantibody mediated diseases of the nervous system. Her research has focused on the role of antibodies directed against neuronal surface antigens in a wide range of neurological conditions, particularly sleep disorders, epilepsy and neurodegenerative conditions. During the last years she has also been interested in understanding the mechanism of action of antibodies directed against CASPR2 in vivo.