Welcome Dr. Diego Iacono to International Journal of Aging Research

Dr. Diego Iacono
Associate Professor
Biomedical Sciences, Biomedical Research Institute of New Jersey, NJ 07927


Biography & Research Interest

Welcome Dr. Diego Iacono to Join the Editorial Board of International Journal of Aging Research.

CLINICAL INTERESTS:
Dementias, movement disorders, behavioural neurology, traumatic brain injury, neuroinflammation, epilepsy, neurodevelopmental disorders, clinical neurophysiology (EEG, MEG, EPs, ERPs, and DBS), clinical trials.

RESEARCH INTERESTS:
Clinical and neuropathologic longitudinal studies, Clinical and experimental neuropathology (neurodegenerative diseases and brain injury), normal and pathologic brain aging, bio-brain banking, clinico-pathologic correlations, animal models, neurogenomics, neuroproteomics, quantitative neuropathology, (neurostereology), drug discovery.

Skills in specific research areas
In Clinical Neurology
 Diagnosis, management and pharmachological treatment of dementias and movement disorders, epilepsy, stroke.
In Neuropathology
 Autopsy Brain Dissection, Macroscopic Examination, Microscopic Examination
 Unbiased Stereology applied to the Neurosciences and Neuropathology
 Laser Microdissection Capture (P.A.L.M.)
 Neurohistology staining, Immunohistochemistry techniques, Golgi staining, Thioflavin-S
 Molecular techniques: genotyping, PCR, RT-PCR, real time-PCR, Western blotting, total-RNA extraction from human brain tissue, microarrays analysis (Partek and Spotfire software analysis)
In Clinical Neurophysiology
 Analogic and digital EEG analysis (Back averaging, Spectral and Frequency analysis)
 High Density EEG/Brain Topography
 Stimulus-Related Evoked Potentials (VEPs, BAEPs, SEPs)
 Event Related Evoked Potentials (P300, N400)
 Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (Single shock, repetitive-TMS)
 Deep Brain Stimulation: pre- and post-operative evaluation
In Clinical Neuroimaging
 Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging (fMRI) lab: protocols and paradigms
 Biomagnetism Laboratory-Magnetoencephalography (MEG): protocols and paradigms
In Clinical Neuropsychology
 MMSE, ADAS-cog, NPI, CDR, SIB, Wisconsin Card Test Sorting, Stroop test, Raven test, Corsi test, Rey figure, Tower of London, Fluency test, Aphasia battery administration


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