Roberto Lucchini, MD Email Roberto Lucchini
- PROFESSOR | Environmental Medicine & Public Health
- PROFESSOR | Medicine, Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
His research is mainly focused on the health effects of neurotoxic chemicals and the biological mechanisms by which metals, persistent organic pollutants, particulate matter in the environment and workplace cause injury in the human nervous system. Dr. Lucchini and his team have developed quantitative, state-of-the-art testing methodologies and advanced computerized instruments to assess an array of neurological functions including cognitive, motor, behavioral and sensory functions. He and his team have conducted studies in occupational groups, children and elderly with European and US based funding.
New research topics in the New York Metropolitan Area are focused on the assessment of health outcomes among the World Trade Center responders who were exposed to a variety of chemical hazards and psychological trauma at Ground Zero. Further work convers metal exposed welders, "sandhog" tunnel workers exposed to silica, and transportation workers and community exposed to diesel.
Cognitive Neuroscience, Imaging, MRI, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Memory, Neurotoxicology, Parkinson's Disease
MD, University of Brescia
Board Certification, University of Parma
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Dr.Lucchini did not report having any of the following types of financial relationships with industry during 2018 and/or 2019: consulting, scientific advisory board, industry-sponsored lectures, service on Board of Directors, participation on industry-sponsored committees, equity ownership valued at greater than 5% of a publicly traded company or any value in a privately held company. Please note that this information may differ from information posted on corporate sites due to timing or classification differences.
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