After a M.Sc. in Physics, Andrea d'Avella obtained a Ph.D. in Neuroscience at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, USA. In 2003 he joined the Laboratory of Neuromotor Physiology at Santa Lucia Foundation, Rome, Italy. Since 2015 he is Professor of Physiology at the University of Messina, Italy. His research is focused on sensorimotor control and learning of simple and complex motor tasks in healthy subjects and neurological patients.
Fondazione Santa Lucia
Fondazione Santa Lucia is the largest rehabilitation hospital in the centre-south of Italy and a leading biomedical research centre. Research spans a broad range of topics and approaches in neuroscience. It is active in the development of novel approaches to neurorehabilitation based on VR and in their translation to clinical practice.