Sylvius Lectures

Jubin Abutalebi - University Vita-Salute San Raffaele

Date & Time: 29 June 2017, 4.30 pm
Location: FSW, Pieter de la Court gebouw, Wassenaarseweg 52, College room SA41

Jubin Abutalebi, MD (Italy), PhD (Hong Kong) born in Vienna (Austria) is a Cognitive Neurologist and Associate Professor of Neuropsychology at the Faculty of Psychology, University Vita Salute San Raffaele in Milan. He graduated with Summa cum Laude at the University of Brescia Medical School in 1998, and specialized with Summa Cum Laude in Neurology at the University Vita Salute San Raffaele in 2003. Prof. Abutalebi has, furthermore, done both clinical and research activities in the Neurology Dept. of the University Vita Salute San Raffaele and abroad in prestigious institutes such as the Dept. of Experimental Neurology at the Charité Hospital, Humboldt Universität Berlin, Germany and the Istitute Universitaire de Gériatrie, Université de Montréal, Canada, and the Faculty of Education at the University of Hong Kong.

From 2004 to 2008, he was a post-Doc and contracted professor at the Psychology Dept. University Vita Salute San Raffaele.

From 2008 to 2014, he was Assistant Professor of Neuropsychology at the Psychology Faculty of the University Vita Salute San Raffaele in Milan, Italy.

Clinically, Prof. Abutalebi is involved in various aspects of neurorehabilitation such as speech therapy with aphasics in the Dept. of Clinical Neurosciences of the San Raffaele Turro Hospital.

Jubin Abutalebi is the editor-in-chief of the prestigious international journal “Bilingualism: Language and Cognition” (Cambridge University Press).

The results of his researches have been published in the main international neuropsychological, neuroimaging and neurosciences journals. His research has contributed to enlighten the cerebral basis of language control in bilinguals.

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