Dott.ssa Sara Macor
Dott.ssa Tiziana Zilli
The aim of Clinical and Rehabilitative Translational area is to develop innovative models in term of clinical, rehabilitation and organization of health care system for the treatment of visual, auditory and neuropsychological disorders in the developmental age. Through clinical practice, team activities are aimed at researching early predictive factors useful for the implementation of increasingly effective rehabilitation models in treating pathologies related to our field of interest. Furthermore, another team activity concerns the collection of epidemiological data in order to provide new organizational models that could improve clinical-care practice in the developmental age.
We have also established two laboratories equipped with innovative technologies used for diagnosis and rehabilitation of visual disorders in the paediatric patients, such as microperimetry and eye tracking system, and neurophysiology laboratory supplied with EEG, event related potential and somatosensory evoked potential in order to study major neuropsychological disorders.
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- Clinica Oculistica, Università degli Studi di Udine
- IRCCS Burlo Garofalo, Trieste
- Dipartimento di Neuroscienze, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Roma