Michele Matarazzo started his medical studies in the Second University of Naples in 2003; after 4 years he moved to the Pierre et Marie Curie University where he had his first contact with neurological sciences, spending 3 months in the Neurosurgery department of the Pitié-Salpêtrière Hospital, focused on deep brain stimulation in Parkinson’s disease. He finally obtained his medical degree in the Complutense University of Madrid in 2009.
He got his Neurology specialist diploma in the “12 de Octubre” University Hospital of Madrid in 2014. In the same year he complemented his training in movement disorders and Parkinson’s Disease doing a postgraduate trainee in the Pacific Parkinson’s Research Center of the University of British Columbia in Vancouver (Canada) with Prof. Stoessl and his team.
Since 2014 he has worked as Neurology consultant in the clinical activity of “12 de Octubre” University Hospital and as researcher in the neuroQWERTY project of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, an innovative project that was awarded with funding of the Michael J. Fox Foundation and is currently ongoing in the CINAC under the supervision of Prof. Obeso.
He is currently complementing his clinical training with a Master’s degree in Research Methodology in Health Sciences from the Autonomous University of Barcelona.