Maria Pia Sormani is Professor of Biostatistics at the University of Genoa, Italy.
Prof. Sormani received her master’s in medical Biostatistics at the University of Milan, her master’s in medical physics at the University of Pisa, and her degree in Biophysics at the University of Genoa in Italy. She has a background in Oncology, but her main field of Research is in Multiple Sclerosis: she collaborated for more than ten years with the Neuroimaging Research Unit at the San Raffaele Hospital in Milan, studying the methodological issues related to the use of Magnetic Resonance Imaging in Multiple Sclerosis. She is now a faculty member at the University of Genoa, where she teaches Biostatistics and Research Methods to students in medicine.
Prof. Sormani serves on the US Multiple Sclerosis National Society Clinical Trials Advisory Committee, in the Multiple Sclerosis Outcome Assessment Consortium (MSOAC), is in the Editorial Board of Multiple Sclerosis Journal and she published more than 330 papers on peer reviewed journals, mostly on MS, has an h-index=64 and an IF>1500.