Silvio Sarubbo

Silvio Sarubbo MD, Phd

Neurosurgeon, Division of Neurosurgery, Ospedale “S. Chiara”, Trento APSS (Italy)

Scientific Director of the Structural and Functional Connectivity Lab Project ( Division of Neurosurgery, Trento APSS (Italy)



School of Medicine of Ferrara University (Italy)

Residency Program in Neurosurgery, School of Medicine of Ferrara University (Italy)

PhD in Biomedical Sciences - Neurosciences, IUSS PhD Program of Ferrara University (Italy)

Fellowships course and trainings in Neurosurgery in different Departments of Neurosurgery across Europe (Montpellier, Zurich, Hannover, Helsinki, Leuven, Leeds, etc.)

Fellowships in Neurosciences at: Department of Neurophysiology (University of Ferrara, Italy); Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences of Communication and Behavior (University of Ferrara, Italy); Center for Mind/Brain Sciences (CIMec, University of Trento, Italy).


Surgical interests: brain surgery, aware surgery, brain mapping, neuro-oncology, functional neurosurgery and vascular neurosurgery.

Scientific interests: structural and functional anatomy, advanced clinical/surgical imaging, blunt micro-dissection, clinical neuropsychology, neurophysiology and intra-operative monitoring.


Pubs and skills:

Authors of 43 publications, invited speaker or tutor for more than 60 neurosurgical, neurological, neuroscientific, neuro-oncological national and international meetings and/or courses.

Didactic Coordinator and Responsible for training in neuro-traumatology of the Residency Program for Neurosurgery of the Medical School of Ferrara University (Italy) until February 2013.

Award for the best PhD work at Ferrara University in 2015 for the computation of the first functional atlas of the human white matter.

Director of the first Italian live course of awake surgery in 2010 (Ferrara University-Hospital, Italy).

Director of the first integrated (Klingler’s technique and tractography) course of dissection of the human white matter (ConnectBrain 2015, “S. Chiara” Hospital, Trento APSS, Italy)

Member of the Italian Society of Neurosurgery (SINCh).


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