Giovanni Frisoni

Giovanni Frisoni

Affiliations: Faculty of Medicine, Geneva University Hospitals, Department of Psychiatry

Group name: Laboratory of Neuroimaging of Aging

Domains: Development and Plasticity

Keywords: Alzheimer's disease, biomarkers, health care

Research activities

The group has over 20 years of experience in clinical and translational research on Alzheimer’s disease. The main scientific interest is the use of neuroimaging techniques and other biomarkers in persons with or at risk for cognitive impairment. Acquisitions and innovations in fundamental neurosciences, ICT, and technology are uptaken and translated for use into a clinical setting for better pathophysiological understanding, diagnosis, prognosis, disease tracking, drug therapy, and rehabilitation. Specific topics of investigation are: the clinical use of imaging and fluid biomarkers; in vivo neurobiology of Alzheimer’s disease; the clinical use of innovative PET ligands; harmonisation of imaging markers for clinical use; development of innovative image analysis environments based on advanced ICT technology.

Latest publications

Disease-related cortical thinning in presymptomatic granulin mutation carriers.

Borrego-Écija S , Sala-Llonch R , van Swieten J , Borroni B , Moreno F , Masellis M , Tartaglia C , Graff C , Galimberti D , Laforce R , Rowe JB , Finger E , Vandenberghe R , Tagliavini F , de Mendonça A , Santana I , Synofzik M , Ducharme S , Levin J , Danek A , Gerhard A , Otto M , Butler C , Frisoni G , Sorbi S , Heller C , Bocchetta M , Cash DM , Convery RS , Moore KM , Rohrer JD , Sanchez-Valle R ,
NeuroImage. Clinical - Dec 2020

Routine assessment of cognitive function in older patients with hypertension seen by primary care physicians: why and how-a decision-making support from the working group on 'hypertension and the brain' of the European Society of Hypertension and from the European Geriatric Medicine Society.

Scuteri A , Benetos A , Sierra C , Coca A , Chicherio C , Frisoni GB , Gasecki D , Hering D , Lovic D , Manios E , Petrovic M , Qiu C , Shenkin S , Tzourio C , Ungar A , Vicario A , Zaninelli A , Cunha PG
Journal of hypertension - Jan 2021
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Département de psychiatrie
HUG
Email: Giovanni.Frisoni@hcuge.ch