Martino Ruggieri

Professor of GENERAL AND SUBSPECIALTY PAEDIATRICS [MED/38]
Office: AOUP “G. Rodolico - San Marco”, PO “G. Rodolico”, Edificio 2, piano 3, Via S. Sofia, 78 95124 - Catania
Email: m.ruggieri@unict.it
Phone: +39.095.378.2413
Mobile: +39.338.508.4769
Fax: +39.095.378.2413


Full Professor of Paediatrics [since 2016]; Director, Post-graduate training school in Paediatrics [since 2018]; Associate Professor of Pediatrics [since 2009]; Vice-Director [since 2012 - Depart-ment of Educational Sciences], University of Catania; Researcher [2000-20006] and 1st Research-er [2006-2009], Institute of Neurological Sciences, National Research Council (CNR), Catania. 

Specialty in Paediatrics [University of Catania, 1995]; PhD in Paediatric Sciences [Uni-versities of Catania and Oxford, 2000]. 

Specialty, PhD and postgraduate training in paediatric neurology/medical genetics (Neu-rogenetics) [1995-2000] at Department of Medical Genetics/Paediatric Neurology, John Radcliffe Hospital, University of Oxford, UK and Department of Neurology/Neurogenetics, Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH), Harvard University, Boston, USA. 

Editor of books: “Neurocutaneous Disorders” (Springer, 2008; 2nd edition 2020), “Im-mune-mediated Disorders of the Nervous System in Childhood” (Springer-Verlag, 2021); “Neuro-logia e Psichiatria dello Sviluppo” (Masson/EDAR, 2012); “Neurologia Pediatrica” (EDRA, 2019). 

Author > 350 international peer-reviewed articles [h-index = 38; citations = 4.440; h-index last 10 years = 27; I.F. = 836]. 

Deputy Editor: J Brach Plex Periph Nerve Inj [2006-2010]; Associate Editor: Child Nerv Syst [2007-2011; 2018-up to now]; The Child [2012-up to now]. 

Member of board: Behavioural Neurology [2014-2018]; Prospettive in Pediatria [2012-up to now]. President, Italian Paediatric Neuroimmunology Study Group (GNIP), Italian Scientific Committee for Neurofibromatosis (ANF), Italian Scientific Committee for Sturge-Weber syn-drome. Founding member, International Paediatric Multiple Sclerosis Study Group (IPMSSP); Italian member, Society for the Study of Childhood in the Past (SSCP); member of board, Cittù della Scienza, Catania.  

Two complex malformation syndromes bear his name: (a) with skin mosaicism of the “cu-tis tricolor” type [Ruggieri-Happle syndrome: Eur J Pediatr 2000; 159:745-749]; and (b) with mixed/paired vascular nevi [Ruggieri-Leech syndrome: Am J Med Genet 2012; 150A:1870-1880]. 


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ACADEMIC YEAR 2021/2022


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ACADEMIC YEAR 2019/2020


ACADEMIC YEAR 2018/2019

  • DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATIONAL SCIENCES
    Bachelor's Degree in Educational Sciences - 2 Year
    DEVELOPMENT NEUROLOGY

  • DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATIONAL SCIENCES
    Bachelor's Degree in Educational Sciences - 2 Year
    PEDIATRICS

  • DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATIONAL SCIENCES
    Bachelor's Degree in Psychological Sciences and Techniques - 2 Year
    PEDIATRICS

  • DEPARTMENT OF GENERAL SURGERY AND MEDICAL-SURGICAL SPECIALTIES
    Master's Degree in Medicine and Surgery - 5 Year
    CLINICA PEDIATRICA - canale 2

  • DEPARTMENT OF GENERAL SURGERY AND MEDICAL-SURGICAL SPECIALTIES
    Master's Degree in Medicine and Surgery - 5 Year
    TIROCINIO PROFESSIONALIZZANTE V ANNO - canale 2


ACADEMIC YEAR 2017/2018


ACADEMIC YEAR 2016/2017


ACADEMIC YEAR 2015/2016

Main research activities and fields of interest are:

Paediatric Neurology [he is editor of the 3rd edition of the Treatise “Neurologia Pediat-rica – Pavone/Ruggieri”, EDRA, 2019]

Neurocutaneous disorders [President, Italian Scientific Committee for the different forms of neurofibromatosis (ANF, Parma); President, Italian Scientific Committe for Sturge-Weber syndrome (SSW, Turin); Member of the Scientific Committee for 

Tuberosu Sclerosis Complex (AST, Rome); Member of the International Panel of Experts for revision of the diagnostic criteria dor the different forms of neurofibromatosis. He is editor of the 2nd edition of the Treatise “Neurocutaneous Disorders” (Springer-Verlag, New Yor/Berlino, 2020); 

Immune mediated disorders of the nervous system in childhood [President, Italian Study Group of Paediatric Neuroimmunology (GNIP); Founding Member, International Paediatric Multiple Sclerosis Study Group (IPMSSP)]. He is editor of the 1st edition of the book entitled: “Immune mediated diseases of the nervous system in childhood” (Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 2021);

Rare Diseases [Head, Regional Referral Centre for rare Diseases of the Nervous System in Childhood]

Complex malformation syndromes with neurological involvement 

History of Paediatrics and Medicine and Humanities [Italian Member, Society for the Study of Childhood in the Past (SSCP); member of the Scientific Committee of the Ital-ian Study Group for History of Paediatrics (GSSP).

keywords

Pediatrics; Paediatric Neurology; Neurocutaneous Disorders; Neurofibromatosis; Tuberous Sclerosis Complex; Hypomelanosis of Ito; Neurocutaneous mosaicisms; Immune mediated disorders of the nervous system; Pediatric Multiple Sclerosis; ADEM; autoimmune encephalitis; Complex Malformation syndromes; Brain malformations; Rare Diseases; History of Paediatrics. 

 

- Editor of the 3rd edition of the Treatise “Neurologia Pediatrica – Pavone/Ruggieri”, EDRA, 2019]

- President, Italian Scientific Committee for the different forms of neurofibromatosis (ANF, Parma);

- President, Italian Scientific Committe for Sturge-Weber syndrome (SSW, Turin); 

- Member of the Scientific Committee for Tuberosu Sclerosis Complex (AST, Rome); 

- Member of the International Panel of Experts for revision of the diagnostic criteria for the different forms of neurofibromatosis;

- Editor of the 2nd edition of the Treatise “Neurocutaneous Disorders” (Springer-Verlag, New York/Berlino, 2020); 

- President, Italian Study Group of Paediatric Neuroimmunology (GNIP); 

- Founding Member, International Paediatric Multiple Sclerosis Study Group (IPMSSP);

- Editor of the 1st edition of the book entitled: “Immune mediated diseases of the nervous system in childhood” (Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 2021);

- Head, Regional Referral Centre for rare Diseases of the Nervous System in Childhood;

- Italian Member, Society for the Study of Childhood in the Past (SSCP); 

- Member of the Scientific Committee of the Italian Study Group for History of Paediatrics (GSSP)