Alessandra Angelucci, MD, PhD

Research Interests

  • Mechanisms and anatomical substrates for contextual integration in visual cortex
  • Spatial factors in visual cortical function
  • Role of long-range intra-areal and inter-areal corticocortical connections in visual processing
  • Functional anatomy of long-range lateral interactions in the macaque primary visual cortex
  • Functional role and topographic organization of feedback systems between visual cortical areas
  • Cross-modal neuroplasticity in ferrets
  • Pre- and postnatal development of the anatomical connections between the thalamus and the cerebral cortex
  • Effect of unilateral 6-Hydroxydopamine lesion of the substantia nigra pars compacta on local rates of cerebral metabolic activity
  • Spatial organization of callosal and association neurons in the frontal and parietal cerebral cortex of monkeys

Languages

  • English
  • Italian

Academic Information

  • Departments: Ophthalmology/Visual Sciences - Professor

Academic Office Information

  • 801-585-7489
  • John A. Moran Eye Center
    Ophthalmology
    65 N Mario Capecchi
    Salt Lake City, UT 84132

Education History

Type School Degree
Fellowship University College
Royal Society Research Fellow
Fellow
Postdoctoral Fellowship University College London
Visual Neuroscience
Postdoctoral Fellow
Doctoral Training Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences
Neuroscience
Ph.D.
Internship Policlinico Umberto I Hospital, University of Rome
Internal Medicine & Neurology
Intern
Professional Medical University of Rome
Medicine
M.D.
Internship Marino Hospital
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Intern
Internship Policlinico Umberto I Hospital, University of Rome
Surgery
Intern

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Education History

Type School Degree Country
Fellowship University College
Royal Society Research Fellow
Fellow United Kingdom
Postdoctoral Fellowship University College London
Visual Neuroscience
Postdoctoral Fellow United Kingdom
Internship Policlinico Umberto I Hospital, University of Rome
Internal Medicine & Neurology
Intern Italy
Professional Medical University of Rome
Medicine
M.D. Italy
Internship Marino Hospital
Obstetrics & Gynecology
Intern Italy
Internship Policlinico Umberto I Hospital, University of Rome
Surgery
Intern Italy