Careggi University Hospital

The institutional mission of Careggi University Hospital is to achieve the highest level of response to the demand for health, defined as the recovery and maintenance of physical, mental and social health, in a process that includes the fomation, for building and improving the skills of operators and subjects in training and research, aimed at the continuous progress of clinical and biomedical knowledge. All the scientific and clinical skills of the university departments of the biomedical area and those of the Health Service as well as the teaching activities coordinated by the School of Human Health Sciences contribute to achieving this goal. The Institution contributes, with its action, to the realization of the mission of the Regional Health System and to its development. It identifies the following principles as constitutive elements of its institutional mission: innovation, research, study of biodiversity, implementation of organizational models, gender medicine, training, continuous education, appropriateness, network with the territory and discussion with local authorities, quality of life, relationship with citizens, decision-making autonomy, enhancement of roles.

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Role of Careggi University Hospital in the project INGENE 2.0

Recruitment of patients suffering from muscle pathology; evaluation of anamnestic, clinical and imaging data and collection of such data in specific databases; muscle performance evaluation according to the module Physio-Test; functional evaluation of patients using the AUTOMA device.

Profile of staff engaged in the project

Sabrina Matà Sabrina Matà Education: 1998 Postgraduate School of Neurology (70L / 70) 1994 PhD in Pathophysiology of Nervous Functions 1990 Degree in Medicine and Surgery (110L / 110) Working experience: 2009-today: Medical Director I Level AOU Careggi, Neurology 1999-2009: Medical Director I Level AOU Careggi, Neurophysiopathology Skills: Electromyography, Evoked potentials, Electroencephalography, Laboratory techniques (ELISA, indirect immunofluorescence), Diagnosis and therapy of neurological diseases: Inflammatory and autoimmune neuropathies; neuropathies associated with MGUS; Hereditary neuropathies; Metabolic and iatrogenic neuropathies; Myasthenia Gravis and myastheniform syndromes; Myositis; Primary myopathies; Motor neuron diseases; Stiff man syndrome; Paraneoplastic encephalitis; Optic Neuromyelitis. Application packages (Word, DataBase, Statistical packages)