Dr Giorgio Boncoraglio, MD

Giorgio Boncoraglio is a Neurologist from the Cerebrovascular Diseases Department at Fondazione IRCCS Instituto Neurologico Carlo Besta in Milan. He has been based there since 1999, initially as a student visitor. He has also been an Honorary Visiting Research Fellow at the Western Infirmary General Hospital in Glasgow, Scotland, and Clinical Observor at the Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix, Arizona.

His clinical interests are in stroke and cerebrovascular disease, including assessment for endovascular and neurosurgical treatments of cervical and intracranial vascular diseases. His research interests are in using genetic approaches and clinical databases to investigate the pathogenesis of ischaemic stroke. He is also interested in using stem cell therapy for ischaemic stroke patients.