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Professor Fabio Antonaci – Curriculum Vitae

NAME: Fabio Antonaci, M.D. Ph.D.

POSITION TITLE: Associate Professor of Neurology, University of Pavia, Italy. fabio.antonaci@unipv.it

Education / Training

  • 1983 Residency Programme in Neuropsicology and Evoked Potentials Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic and the Department of Neurological Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania;
  • 1986/87; 1987/88; 1990/91 Research Fellowship Ministry of Foreign Affairs, attending Department of Neurology University of Trondheim Norway;
  • 1990-1994 Research Associate Dpt. of Neurology, Headache Centre and Pain and Psychiophisiology Lab University of Pavia C. Mondino Foundation Pavia
  • 1994-2005. Research and Clinical Associate Restorative Neurology and Neurophisiopathology Lab University of Pavia C. Mondino Foundation Pavia
  • 2005-2009 Aggregate Professor of Neurology, Headache Centre University of Pavia C. Mondino Foundation Pavia
  • 2016 National Abilitation of Associate Professor
  • 2009 -2012 Director Dpt of Neuroscience Policlinic of Monza, Italy
  • 2013- Headache Centre and Emergency Neurology Unit University of Pavia National Institute of Neurology C. Mondino Foundation Pavia

INSTITUTION AND LOCATION: University of Siena, Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, Medical Degree: MD.

YEAR: 1982

INSTITUTION AND LOCATION: University of Bari , Italy Specialty in Neurology:

YEAR(s): 1986

FIELD OF STUDY: Neurology

INSTITUTION AND LOCATION: University of Pavia, Italy Specialty in Neurophisiology:

YEAR(s): 1996

FIELD OF STUDY: Neurophisiology

INSTITUTION AND LOCATION: University of Trondheim, Norway Doctoral Thesis : PH.D

YEAR(s): 1998

FIELD OF STUDY: Neurology

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Positions and Employment

  • 1982-1986 Research Fellowship Ministry of Education, School of Specialization in Neurology University of Bari, Italy
  • 1986/87; 1987/88; 1990/91 Research Fellowship Ministry of Foreign Affairs, attending Department of Neurology University of Trondheim, Norway;
  • 1990-1994 Research Associate Dpt. of Neurology, Headache Centre and Pain and Psychiophisiology Lab, University of Pavia, C. Mondino Foundation, Pavia
  • 1994-2005 Research and Clinical Associate, Restorative Neurology and Neurophisiopathology Lab, University of Pavia, C. Mondino Foundation, Pavia
  • 2005-2009 Aggregate Professor of Neurology, Headache Centre, University of Pavia, C. Mondino Foundation, Pavia
  • 2009 -2012 Director Dpt of Neuroscience and Headache Centre, Policlinic of Monza, Italy
  • 2013- Headache Centre, Unit for Emergency Neurology , University of Pavia, National Institute of Neurology C. Mondino Foundation Pavia

Membership in ENS

INVOLVEMENT: 2009- present ENS Chair Subcommittee for Headache (organization of workshops training course etc)

Honors (incl. public roles in other societies):

  • 1989 – 1998 General Secretary European Headache Federation
  • 1998 – 2002 Executive Committee of the European Headache Federation
  • 2002 – 2004 Subcommitte member of: a) Post-Traumatic Headache International Headache Society (IHS) Classification and b) Trigeminal Autonomic Cephalgia International Headache Society (IHS) Classification
  • 2004 – 2006 Vice-President European Headache Federation (EHF)
  • 2006 – 2008 President Elect European Headache Federation (EHF)
  • 2008 – 2010 President European Headache Federation (EHF)
  • 2010- 2012 Member at large Executive Committee EHF
  • 1993- present Chairman European Headache Federation Summer School
  • 2007- 2011 President Cervicogenic Headache International Study Group (CHISG)
  • 2011- Regional coordinator Lombardia Italian Society for the study of Headache (SISC)
  • 2011- Deputy Chairman Scientific Committee University Consortium for Adaptive Disorders and Head pain (UCADH) Pavia
  • 2012- General Secretary Italian Society for the Study of Headache (SISC)
  • 2012 – Referee per la Research Foundation Flanders (FWO)
  • 2010 – 2012 Referee Eurolight Project
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Editorial Boards

  • 1990-1999 Scientific Consultant Functional Neurology
  • 1992-1999 Associate Editor Confinia Cefalalgica
  • 2006- present, Journal of Headache and Pain

Recent peer-reviewed publications (within the last 3 years)

  • Steiner TJ, Buse DC, Al Jumah M, Westergaard ML, Jensen RH, Reed ML, Prilipko L, Mennini FS, Láinez MJA, Ravishankar K, Sakai F, Yu SY, Fontebasso M, Al Khathami A, MacGregor EA, Antonaci F, Tassorelli C, Lipton RB; Lifting The Burden: The Global Campaign against Headache. The headache under-response to treatment (HURT) questionnaire, an outcome measure to guide follow-up in primary care: development, psychometric evaluation and assessment of utility. J Headache Pain. 2018 Feb 14;19(1):15.
  • Antonaci F, Sjaastad O, Fredriksen TA. Hemicrania continua and unilateral headaches: are they still together in the IHS classification? J Headache Pain. 2015 Dec;16(Suppl 1):A35.
  • Pucci E, Taino G, Imbriani M, Costa A, Cristina S, Antonaci F. P033. Headache and commuting: preliminary data in a group of workers.J Headache Pain. 2015 Dec; 16(Suppl 1):A79.
  • Voiticovschi-Iosob C, Antonaci F, Rossi E, Costa A, Pucci E, Sances G, Dalla Volta G. O061. Frontal thermography in healthy individuals and headache patients: reliability of the method. J Headache Pain. 2015 Dec;16(Suppl 1):A122
  • Pucci E, Diamanti L, Cristina S, Antonaci F, Costa A. P032. Coenzyme Q-10 and migraine: a lovable relationship. The experience of a tertiary headache center.J Headache Pain. 2015 Dec;16(Suppl 1):A139.
  • Pucci E, Cristina S, Antonaci F, Costa A, Imbriani M, Taino G. P034. Technostress and primary headache: psychosocial risk.J Headache Pain. 2015 Dec;16(Suppl 1):A147
  • Dalla Volta G, Carli D, Zavarise P, Antonaci F. O033. TDCs treatment: long term results in drug resistant migrainous patients.J Headache Pain. 2015 Dec;16(Suppl 1):A178.
  • Antonaci F, Ghiotto N, Wu S, Pucci E, Costa A. Recent advances in migraine therapy. Springerplus. 2016 May 17;5:637.
  • Costa A, Antonaci F, Ramusino MC, Nappi G. The Neuropharmacology of Cluster Headache and other Trigeminal Autonomic Cephalalgias. Curr Neuropharmacol. 2015;13(3):304-23
  • Fredriksen TA, Antonaci F, Sjaastad O. Cervicogenic headache: too important to be left un-diagnosed. J Headache Pain. 2015;16:6.