Romina Romaniello

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Romina Romaniello, MD

Work address:
Department of Child Neurology and Psychiatry
Scientific Institute “Casimiro Mondino Foundation”
Via C. Mondino 2, 27100 Pavia. Italy

Register of Medical Order:
Milano Medical Order number 35163 since from September 15th, 1997.

Education and Training:
1996 Milan (Italy): University of Milan- School of Medicine – MD 110/110 2003 Milan (Italy): University of Milan- School of Medicine – Residency in Child Neurology and Psychiatry 70/70 cum laude. 2004-2006: Research study grants holder in neurological rare diseases and brain malformations- Scientific Institute IRCCS E. Medea, Bosisio Parini (LC), Italy 2022 National Scientific Habilitation MED.39 (General Pediatric or Child Neurology and Psychiatry) Assistant Professor.

 

Employment and Experience:
2022-present: Assistant. Departement of Child Neurology and Psichiatry, Scientific Institute “Casimiro Mondino Foundation”, Pavia, Italy. In the department are followed patients affected by several pediatric neurological and psychiatric disorders such as epilepsy, headache, cerebral malformations, cerebral palsy, intellectual disabilities, autism and neurodevelopmental disorders, psychosis, cerebral visual impairment, muscular dystrophy. In the department I carry out clinical and research activity in the field of rare neurological diseases and brain malformations (malformations of cortical development, corpus callosum and commissural structures defects, posterior cranial fossa abnormalities) of developmental age.

2021-2022: Chief of the Simple Unit of CNS rare diseases -Department of Child Neuropsychiatry and Neurorehabilitation-“E. Medea” Scientific Institute, Bosisio Parin (LC), Italy. Clinical and research activity in patients from 0 to 18 years with intellective and / or motor and / or sensory disabilities such as: rare syndromes, epilepsy, brain malformations (malformations of cortical development, corpus callosum and commissural structures defects, posterior cranial fossa abnormalities), ataxias, neurodegenerative diseases.

 

2007-2021: Assistant. Department of Child Neuropsychiatry and Neurorehabilitation-“E. Medea” Scientific Institute, Bosisio Parini (LC), Italy. Clinical and research activity in patients from 0 to 18 years with intellective and / or motor and / or sensory disabilities such as: rare syndromes, epilepsy, brain malformations (malformations of cortical development, corpus callosum and commissural structures defects, posterior cranial fossa abnormalities), ataxias, neurodegenerative diseases.

From 2018: High specific assignment in “Rare Diseases of the Central Nervous System”

 

 

Honors
Member of the follow Scientific Society:
-Italian League against Epilepsy (LICE) from 2010
-Italian Society of Human Genetic (SIGU) from 2012
-European Paediatric Neurology Society (EPNS) from 2018

Member of the follow Study Groups/Research Networks:

 

  • Cerebellar and brainstem congenital defects (CBCDs) Study Group
  • International Joubert Syndrome and Related Disorders (JSRDs) Study Group
  • Corpus callosus abnormalities (CCA) Italian Study Group
  • Panel multidisciplinare per l’elaborazione delle Linee Guida: Diagnosi e
  • Trattamento Delle Atassie Pediatriche (Istituto Superiore di Sanità-ISS). Linee guida pubblicate sul sito ISS: https://www.iss.it/malattie-rare-atassie-linee-guida/ -International Research Consortium for the Corpus Callosum and Cerebral Connectivity (IRC5) https://www.irc5.org/
  • COST European Network on brain malformations (COST Action CA16118) project https://www.cost.eu/actions/CA16118/
  • Aicardi Syndrome International Study Group
  • European consensus guideline for Phelan McDermid syndrome Study Group https://www.22q13.info/
  • PVNH Research Collaborative Network-Research Institute of McGill University  Health Centre in Montreal, Canada- PeriVentricular Nodular Heterotopia, Subcortical Band Heterotopia and other forms of neuronal heterotopia disorders study https://pvnhsupport.com.

Achievement of the “European Certification in Genetic Epilepsy-Honors Certifcate”. International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE) in 2009

Reviewer of numerous indexed internationals: (Orphanet Journal of Rare Disease; Clinical Genetics; Scientific Reports; Brain Science; Pediatric; Neurology International; Genes; Disability and Rehabilitation; Biomedicines; The Journal of Maternal-Fetal & Neonatal Medicine; Cerebral Cortex; Frontiers in Genetics; The Cerebellum).

Member of the Editorial Board of “Journal of Pediatric Neurology”

Topic Editor of “International Journal of Molecular Science”

Guest Editor of a “Special Issue” for Frontiers in Neurology (IF 4.003, CiteScore 4.0). Research topic: “Corpus callosum anomalies (agenesis / dysgenesis): genetic, clinical and neuroradiological perspectives from fetal age to postnatal outcome” (2022) Academic Editor, Editorial Board di “PLOS ONE” (IF 3.752, 2022) Participation in numerous national and international congresses, courses and seminars as speaker behind invite or participant

Teaching Experience:
2022 –present: Contract Professor, University of Pavia. School of Specialization in Child Neuropsychiatry. Course teacher: Specific activities. I year. Brain malformations.

2021-present: Tutor activity, University of Pavia. Doctorate in Biomedical Sciences XXXVII Cycle. Doctoral title: “Deep neuropsychological phenotyping in brain malformations: from disease trajectories to the development of new networks of rare neuropediatric diseases”

2020-2022: Contract Professor, University of Milan, Degree Course in Professional Education, II year. Teacher of the integrated course “Child Psychiatry and Neuropsychiatry”

 

Research activity:
From 2011-present: participation as a collaborator (co-PI) and /or PI in several national (current research / network research) and international research projects in the field of rare diseases and brain malformations.

 

Publications:
From SCOPUS (September 2023):
Documents: 73 (Child neurology and psychiatry fields).
Citations: 1090 total citations by 921 documents
H-index: 20