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Rosario Vasta MD

Rosario Vasta MD

Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Center, “Rita Levi Montalcini” Department of Neuroscience, University of Turin, Italy; Neuromuscular Diseases Research Section, Laboratory of Neurogenetics, National Institute on Aging, Bethesda, Maryland

Rosario Vasta, MD, is a neurologist and researcher at the University of Turin, Italy. Dr. Vasta received his MD Degree from the University of Catania, Italy. In parallel to the MD Degree, he attended the Scuola Superiore of Catania, an high-proficiency institute established after the model of the “Scuola Normale di Pisa”. His main field of interest are epidemiology and Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis. After completing his Neurology Residency, he started working as researcher and neurologist at the ALS Center for Turin, directed by Prof. Chiò.

He is currently a Bioengineering and Surgical and Medical Sciences Phd student at the University and Politecnico of Turin. Since May 2021, Dr. Vasta is enrolled as a Special Volunteer at the National Institutes of Health, Bethesda.

Recent Contributions to PracticeUpdate:

  1. Pathogenic Effect of TP73 Gene Variants in ALS