Valeria Caso, Consultant Neurologist, Consultant Neurologist at the Stroke Unit, Santa Maria della Misericordia Hospital University of Perugia. Responsible of the "Operativa di Neuromotoria, IRCCS San Raffaele Pisana, Roma" (2008-2009).
Italian national certification as Full Professors in Neurology, Awarded Visiting Professorship in Neurology at the University of Belgrade.
She graduated in Medicine at the University of Perugia, Specialization in Neurology (50/50 with honours) at the University of Perugia ERASMUS research fellow at Christian Albrecht University in Kiel, the University of Heidelberg and University of Zürich.
She has been involved in 20 multicentre trials serving in various positions including steering committees. She is currently actively involved in international research projects on heart and brain, cervical artery dissections, intracerebral haemorrhage, and acute stroke treatment. She has made primary interest in the treatment and prevention of stroke in women and working on stroke guidelines in women. She was involved in clinical studies such as RAF-study, "PREvention of VENous Thromboembolism in Hemorrhagic Stroke patients and RESPECT-ESUS.
2017 - Premio R.O.S.A. "Risultati ottenuti senza aiuti", Club Canova Roma
2017 - Premio della Critica del R.O.S.A., Club Canova Roma
2018 - Premio Umbria in Rosa
2019- Spirit of Excellence ESO Angels award
She is a Past-President of the European Stroke Organization (ESO), and Past President, Co-chair of the European Stroke Action Plan (2016-2018), Member of the ESO-EAST (Enhancing and Accelerating Stroke Treatment in Stroke) Steering Committee (2015-) Founding Member of "Osservatorio Ictus Italia" Honorary Member of Société Française Neuro-Vasculaire (SFNV).
She has published more than 300 articles. Her h-index is 53 (google-scholar citations). She is an associate editor for neurological sciences.
She is happily married for almost 29 years with her husband Claudio, and mother of two sons Michele and Niccolò. She enjoys travel, classic music and theatre, walking with her dog, and listening to QUEEN.
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