Professor Avanzini’s research is focused on the physiology of the nervous system with emphasis on the major sensory systems, its development and maturation and the cerebral representation of musical activities. He has conducted numerous studies on epilepsy with special reference to genetic factors and the cellular and molecular mechanisms that drive it. He has authored 200+ peer reviewed publications and several books.
Numerous honours including the 2000 Annual Epilepsy Research Award from the American Epilepsy Society and the 2006 European Epileptology Award of the International League against Epilepsy.
Giuliano Avanzini is Past President of the International League Against Epilepsy (ILAE). He has been a member of the executive committee of the ILAE since 1993, where he previously held the positions of Vice-President and Treasurer.
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