Marina Bentivoglio#


Marina Bentivoglio
Membership Number:2664
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:ITALY
Section:PHYSIOLOGY & NEUROSCIENCE
Elected:2009
Homepage: https://www.fens.org/People/Bentivoglio-Marina



Present and Previous Positions
  • 2010 - present Director of the Doctoral School of "Science Engineering Medicine" of the University of Verona
  • 1994 - present Full Professor of Histology at the same University.
  • 1987 - 1994 Associate Professor of Anatomy and Histology, Medical Faculty of the University of Verona, Italy
  • 1984 (March-June), 1985 (Sept.-Dec.) Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, NC, USA
  • 1980 - 1987 Research Associate, Institute of Neurology, Medical School of the Catholic, University of Rome, Italy
  • 1978 - 1979 Visiting scientist (fellow of the Italian Ministry of Foreign Affairs) in the Department of Anatomy, Medical School of the Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
  • 1978 Board in Neurology, University of Rome, Italy
  • 1974 M.D. degree, with the mark of summa cum laude, Medical School of the Catholic University of Rome, Italy

Fields of Scholarship
  • Neuroinflammatory signaling and neural-immune interactions in brain aging and in disease
  • Organisation of diencephalic circuits and molecular pathogenesis of their functional disturbances
  • History of neuroscience

Honours and Awards
  • 1983 "Camillo Golgi" Prize of the Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei, for "studies on the anatomy of the nervous system"
  • 1985 Prize of the Italian Society for Neuroscience (SINS)
  • 1994 - 1996 Beaumont-Bonelli Fellowship (awarded by the Nobel Committee) to pursue collaborative studies with the Karolinska Institutet, Stockholm, Sweden
  • 2007 - present Member of the Instituto Lombardo di Scienze e Lettere (Academy of Sciences of Lombardy)
  • 2008 - present Member of the Academy of Sciences of Bologna
  • 2009 - present Member of the Academia Europaea (Academy of Europe)


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