Francesco DE PASQUALE

Francesco de Pasquale is an italian Physicist working on the development on electrophysiological and fMRI based neuroimaging techniques.

He graduated at University La Sapienza in Rome, Italy, discussing a thesis on ‘Markov Chain Monte Carlo methods for the analysis of MR images of Fricke Agarose gels irradiated with protons beams in presence of diffusional processes’. Then, he completed a PhD in Applied Statistics at the faculty of Mathematics and Statistics of Plymouth, UK, discussing a thesis on the ‘Bayesian analysis of breast images’. Since 2004 he has been involved in many projects involving the National Council of Research, Istituto Superiore di Sanita’, Santa Lucia Foundation related to pharmacological MRI, functional MRI and Magneto-encephalography.

He is currently employed at the Santa Lucia Foundation as a senior research and he is a researcher at the University of Chieti. His main interests are resting state fMRI connectivity in healthy subjects and acquired brain injured patients.