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Alfonso Mastropietro

PhD in bioengineering, he works as a researcher at the Institute of Intelligent Industrial Systems and Technologies for Advanced Manufacturing (STIIMA) since 2023. His research activity focuses on the development and application of methods for the processing and analysis of biomedical images, with particular attention to the analysis of MRI images for the extraction of quantitative indices, using advanced imaging techniques such as DTI, IVIM, DIXON, Relaxometry, Tractography, both in brain and muscle tissue. Moreover, his researches are also focused on the analysis of EEG signals for the evaluation of the effects of motor rehabilitation in subjects affected by stroke and for the evaluation of the cognitive load. He obtained his bachelor's and master's degrees in Biomedical Engineering, respectively in 2007 and 2009, at the Politecnico di Milano. In 2013 he obtained the title of European Doctor of Research in Bioengineering at the Politecnico di Milano, discussing a thesis entitled: "F MRI and Molecular Imaging: Optimization and Application in Multimodal In-Vivo Brain Cell-Tracking". From 2009 to 2015 he carried out his research activity at the Carlo Besta Neurological Institute of Milan where he dealt with preclinical in-vivo/ex-vivo studies using high-field magnetic resonance (7T) in animal models of neurological diseases. He also conducted studies in the field of molecular imaging using fluorinated compounds for cell tracking in magnetic resonance. Between 2012 and 2013 he had a research experience at the in-vivo NMR laboratory of the Max Planck Institute for Neurological Research in Cologne where he dealt with multimodal imaging (19F MRI, bioluminescence, optical microscopy) for the tracking of neural stem cells in preclinical studies. From 2015 to 2019 he worked at the Institute of Bioimaging and Molecular Physiology (IBFM-CNR) and from 2019 to 2023 at the Institute of Biomedical Technologies (ITB) first as a research fellow and then as a researcher. He participated in several national and international congresses and research projects. He is author/co-author of numerous publications on indexed international journals.

Interest areas

MRI; Quantitative medical imaging; Medical Images Analysis; Diffusion MRI; Advanced MRI approaches; Preclinical MRI; High Field MRI; Molecular Imaging; Biomedical signal analysis; EEG; Central Nervous System; Stroke; Skeletal Muscle; Rehabilitation


Phone: +39 02 2642 2220

International IDs

Scopus Author ID: 36497099000
WoS Researcher ID: AAY-7271-2020
Orcid ID: 0000-0003-3358-7111
LinkedIn: in/alfonso-mastropietro-3115b5251/
Google Scholar: gF-h4NwAAAAJ

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