Curriculum vitae

Roberto Vetrugno


  • Degree in Medicine and Surgery (110/110 with honors) obtained on 28 October 1992 at the University of Bologna;
  • Specialty Diploma in Neurology (70/70 with honors) obtained on 19 November 1996 at the University of Bologna;
  • Ph.D. Diploma in Sleep Medicine, 14th cycle, obtained on 30/10/2001 at the University of Bologna;
  • National Scientific Qualification for the Functions of University Professor of II Band of Neurology (competition sector 06 / D6) obtained in the 2012 part-session.

Publications / Scientific Activities
  • He is the author / co-author of more than one hundred articles published in full in international scientific journals (PubMed) and numerous book chapters relating to his scientific / professional background;
  • He has participated / participates (as a speaker and auditor) in numerous International and National Congresses on topics related to his / her training and professional background.

Training-Professional Background / Professional Skills

  • Study and Treatment of Central Nervous System Diseases: Dementias, Epilepsy, Headache;
  • Study and Treatment of Movement Disorders: Parkinson's disease, Parkinsonian syndromes, Cerebellar syndromes;
  • Study and Treatment of Diseases of the Peripheral Nervous System: Mono-Neuropathies, Multi-Neuropathies, Poly-Neuropathies;
  • Vegetative Nervous System Diseases: Dis-Autonomies;
  • Study and Treatment of Neuro-Muscular Diseases: Myasthenia, Myasthenic Syndromes, Myopathies, Hyper-Excitability Syndromes of Peripheral Nerves.

  • Study and Treatment of Sleep Disorders: Respiratory Sleep Disorders (Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome - OSAS; Central Sleep Apnea Syndrome - CSAS; Sleep-Related Night Hypoventilation Syndromes).
  • Insomnia;
  • Hypersomnias (narcoleptic and non-narcoleptic type);
  • parasomnias;
  • Restless Legs Syndrome;
  • Sleeping Motor Disorders.

  • Electromyography,
  • Electroencephalography,
  • poligrafia,
  • Polysomnography.

Spoken languages
  • English