Prof Monica Di Luca

    Project Coordinator, European Brain Research Area Immediate Past President
    European Brain Council

    Monica Di Luca, Past President, EBC Coordinator and EBRA-project, is Professor of Pharmacology, Director of NeuroNest (Center of Neuroscience) and Head of Laboratory of Pharmacology of Neurodegeneration – DiSFeB at the University of Milano

    Her primary research interest is related to synaptic plasticity in physiological and pathological conditions, with the primary aim to apply basic findings to the cure of neurodegenerative diseases such as Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s Disease. She has been member of Council of several national and international scientific organizations including Federation of European Neuroscience Societies (FENS, President 2014-2016), the International Brain Research Organization (IBRO), EMBO and the European Dana Alliance for the Brain (EDAB).