FRANCESCA DE LUCA

PhD Student

PhD program:: XXXIII
email: fra.deluca@uniroma1.it
phone: 0649917663
building: Via dei Marsi, 78
room: 3d





Education
06/12/2018-07/12/2018:
“Transcranial Brain Stimulation in Cognitive Neuroscience Workshop”
Center for Mind/Brain Sciences (CIMeC), University of Trento, Rovereto (Italy)

01/11/2017-present
PhD Student: Behavioral Neuroscience PhD Program, Department of Psychology, Sapienza University of Rome, in the Affective Processes and Social Cognition Lab. (supervisor Prof.ssa Anna Pecchinenda). My Ph.D program focus on the interactions between emotion and cognitive functions in healthy individuals.
Research areas: Emotion and attention; Automatic processes and top-down modulation in social cognition; Attentional orienting to social signals; Deficits in social cognition; Intention attribution; Effects of tDCS on executive functions.

08/03/2014
MSc in Clinical Neuroscience of behavior in adult and in elderly
LUMSA University of Rome, Italy, vote 30/30, Dissertation topic: Cognitive rehabilitation in Multiple Sclerosis:a case-control study.

14/12/2012
Master’s Degree in Cognitive Neuroscience and Psychological Rehabilitation, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy, Summa cum laude (110/110 e lode),
Dissertation topic: Cognitive Fatigue in Multiple Sclerosis: study with fMRI.

Academic Appointments

01/04/2016 - 30/09/2017
Postgraduate Research Scholarship
Research activity at the “Interdepartmental Center for Social Illness” – CIMS
Dep. L.240 / 2010 Public health for infective diseases
"La Sapienza" University of Rome - P.zza Aldo Moro, 5 – Rome, Italy

01/05/2015 - 31/10/2015
Postgraduate Research Scholarship
Research activity at the “Department of Human Neuroscience”, Dep. L.240 / 2010 Neurology and psychiatry
"La Sapienza" University of Rome - P.zza Aldo Moro, 5 – Rome, Italy


01/04/2014 - 30/09/2014
Postgraduate Research Scholarship
Research activity at the “Department of Human Neuroscience”, Dep. L.240 / 2010 Neurology and psychiatry
"La Sapienza" University of Rome - P.zza Aldo Moro, 5 – Rome, Italy

Other Appointments

01/01/2013 - 30/12/2013
Postgraduate Scholarship
Project:” Back to the future” for the support of Higher Education and Scientific Research European Economic Community-Puglia

Professional Experiences

From 01/12/2016 - present
Study coordinator and Data Manager in clinical trial :
"EFFECT OF MD1003 IN PROGRESSIVE MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS: A RANDOMIZED DOUBLE BLIND PLACEBO CONTROLLED STUDY" (MEDDAY PHARMACEUTICALS)
Sant’ Andrea Hospital, Rome

From 01/01/2017 to 01/09/2018
Research Consultant in clinical trial:
GENEURO:” RANDOMISED PLACEBO-CONTROLLED SINGLE BLIND STUDY TO INVESTIGATE SINGLE ASCENDING DOSES OF GNbAC1 IN MS PATIENTS.
NCL Neurological Center of Latium - Rome

From 01/06/2014 to 01/06/2016
Research Consultant in clinical trial:
" CFTY720D2311: A TWO-YEAR, DOUBLE BLIND, RANDOMIZED, MULTICENTER, ACTIVE CONTROLLED STUDY TO EVALUATE THE SAFETY AND EFFICACY OF FINGOLIMOD IN PEDIATRIC PATIENTS WITH MS".
Sant’ Andrea Hospital, Rome

From 01/01/2015 to 01/01/2016
Study coordinator and Data Manager in clinical trial :
STUDY BIIT0113-WANT: " WORK ABILITY IN NATALIZUMAB-TREATED MS PATIENT ". Biogen Idec
Sant’ Andrea Hospital, Rome

From 01/01/2014 to 01/01/2016
Research Consultant in clinical trial:
" STARTEC: SINGLE-COUNTRY STUDY TO EVALUATE COGNITIVE FUNCTIONS IN BG00012 TREATED SM-RR PATIENTS (ITA-BGT-12-10389)". BIOGEN
NCL Neurological Center of Latium - Rome



Research products

11573/1582833 - 2022 - It is not always positive: emotional bias in young and older adults
Viviani, Giada; De Luca, Francesca; Antonucci, Gabriella; Yankouskaya, Alla; Pecchinenda, Anna - 01a Articolo in rivista
paper: PSYCHOLOGICAL RESEARCH (Springer Verlag Germany:Tiergartenstrasse 17, D 69121 Heidelberg Germany:011 49 6221 3450, EMAIL: g.braun@springer.de, INTERNET: http://www.springer.de, Fax: 011 49 6221 345229) pp. 2045-2057 - issn: 0340-0727 - wos: WOS:000711283200001 (2) - scopus: 2-s2.0-85118129695 (2)

11573/1563394 - 2021 - Contributions of the right prefrontal and parietal cortices to the attentional blink: a tdcs study
Pecchinenda, A.; De Luca, F.; Monachesi, B.; Petrucci, M.; Pazzaglia, M.; Doricchi, F.; Lavidor, M. - 01a Articolo in rivista
paper: SYMMETRY (Basel : Molecular Diversity Preservation International) pp. - - issn: 2073-8994 - wos: WOS:000676964100001 (4) - scopus: 2-s2.0-85109856456 (4)

11573/1496559 - 2021 - It is not always positive: Emotional bias in young and older adults.
Pecchinenda, Anna; Giada, Viviani¹; De Luca, Francesca; Alla, Yankouskaya² - 04d Abstract in atti di convegno
conference: Experimental Psychology Society (online conference)
book: EPS-Online-January-2021-Programme-06.01.21.pdf - ()

11573/1453275 - 2020 - ‘Posture second’ strategy predicts disability progression in multiple sclerosis
Castelli, L; De Giglio, L.; Haggiag, S; De Luca, Francesca; Ruggieri, S; Prosperini, L - 01a Articolo in rivista
paper: MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS (Basingstoke: Stocktom, 1995-. United Kingdom: Arnold) pp. - - issn: 1352-4585 - wos: WOS:000655995600001 (1) - scopus: 2-s2.0-85092561620 (0)

11573/1408808 - 2020 - Premorbid functional reserve modulates the effect of rehabilitation in multiple sclerosis
Castelli, Letizia; De Giglio, Laura; Haggiag, Shalom; Traini, Arianna; De Luca, Francesca; Ruggieri, Serena; Prosperini, Luca - 01a Articolo in rivista
paper: NEUROLOGICAL SCIENCES (-Springer-Verlag Italia -Masson SPA:via Flli Bressan 2, I 20126 Milan Italy:011 39 02 27074286, EMAIL: aboonamenti@masson.it, INTERNET: http://www.masson.it, Fax: 011 39 02 27074210) pp. 1251-1257 - issn: 1590-1874 - wos: WOS:000529759800031 (17) - scopus: 2-s2.0-85077681755 (18)

11573/1496504 - 2020 - Asymmetric contributions of the fronto-parietal network to emotional conflict in the word-face interference task
De Luca, F.; Petrucci, M.; Monachesi, B.; Lavidor, M.; Pecchinenda, A. - 01a Articolo in rivista
paper: SYMMETRY (Basel : Molecular Diversity Preservation International) pp. - - issn: 2073-8994 - wos: WOS:000585255700001 (5) - scopus: 2-s2.0-85093664964 (6)

11573/1336224 - 2019 - Effect of dalfampridine on information processing speed impairment in multiple sclerosis
De Giglio, L.; De Luca, F.; Gurreri, F.; Ferrante, I.; Prosperini, L.; Borriello, G.; Quartuccio, E.; Gasperini, C.; Pozzilli, C. - 01a Articolo in rivista
paper: NEUROLOGY (Wolters Kluwer Hagerstown MD: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins) pp. e733-e746 - issn: 1526-632X - wos: WOS:000512596500001 (15) - scopus: 2-s2.0-85071707785 (15)

11573/1336901 - 2019 - Impact of tDCS on visual selective attention
Pecchinenda, Anna; De Luca, Francesca; Monachesi, Bianca; Petrucci, Manuel; Lavidor, Michal - 04d Abstract in atti di convegno
conference: The 13 CME International Conference on Complex Medical Engineering (Dortmund, Germany)
book: https://cme2019.ifado.de/index.php - ()

11573/1336236 - 2019 - A matter of atrophy: differential impact of brain and spine volume loss on disability worsening in MS
Ruggieri, S; Petracca, M; De Giglio, L; De Luca, Francesca; Gianni, C; Gurreri, F; Petsas, N; Tommasin, S; Pozzilli, C; Pantano, P - 04d Abstract in atti di convegno
paper: MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS (Basingstoke: Stocktom, 1995-. United Kingdom: Arnold) pp. 242-243 - issn: 1352-4585 - wos: WOS:000485303101086 (0) - scopus: (0)
conference: 35° Congress of the European Committe for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis (Stockholm)
book: onlinelibrary.ectrims-congress.eu - ()

11573/1336218 - 2019 - Cognitive fatigability is a quantifiable distinct phenomenon in multiple sclerosis
Tommasin, S.; De Luca, F.; Ferrante, I.; Gurreri, F.; Castelli, L.; Ruggieri, S.; Prosperini, L.; Pantano, P.; Pozzilli, C.; De Giglio, L. - 01a Articolo in rivista
paper: JOURNAL OF NEUROPSYCHOLOGY (Leicester : British Psychological Society, 2007-.) pp. - - issn: 1748-6645 - wos: WOS:000496532200001 (5) - scopus: 2-s2.0-85075197787 (7)

11573/1227039 - 2018 - Cesarean section in women with MS: a choice or a need?
Federici, S.; De Giglio, L.; De Luca, F.; Ruggieri, S.; Ianniello, A.; Borriello, G.; D’Errico, M. A.; De Angelis, C.; Pozzilli, C. - 04f Poster
conference: 34° Congress of the European Committe for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis (Berlin, Germany)
book: ECTRIMS Online Library - ()

11573/1225616 - 2018 - Mathematical modelling characterises fatigability as a distinct phenomenon in patients with multiple sclerosis
Tommasin, S.; De Luca, F.; Ferrante, I.; Gurreri, F.; Castelli, L.; Ruggieri, S.; Prosperini, L.; Pantano, P.; Pozzilli, C.; De Giglio, L. - 04f Poster
conference: 34° Congress of the European Committe for Treatment and Research in Multiple Sclerosis (Berlin, Germany)
book: ECTRIMS Online Library - ()

11573/1227058 - 2017 - Dalfampridine improves cognition impairment in multiple sclerosis (MS): results from a randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial.
De Giglio, L; De Luca, F; Gurreri, F; Ferrante, I.; Prosperini, L.; Quartuccio, M. E.; Borriello, G.; Gasperini, C.; Pozzilli, C. - 04d Abstract in atti di convegno
conference: American Academy of Neurology 69th Annual Meeting (Boston)
book: issuu.com/americanacademyofneurology/docs/17am_scienceprogramdigi_v716 - ()

11573/899879 - 2016 - The dual task-cost of standing balance affects quality of life in mildly disabled MS people
Castelli, Letizia; De Luca, Francesca; Marchetti, Maria Rita; Sellitto, Giovanni; Fanelli, Fulvia; Prosperini, Luca - 01a Articolo in rivista
paper: NEUROLOGICAL SCIENCES (-Springer-Verlag Italia -Masson SPA:via Flli Bressan 2, I 20126 Milan Italy:011 39 02 27074286, EMAIL: aboonamenti@masson.it, INTERNET: http://www.masson.it, Fax: 011 39 02 27074210) pp. 673-679 - issn: 1590-1874 - wos: WOS:000378045500003 (16) - scopus: 2-s2.0-84952936623 (17)

11573/1415011 - 2016 - Corpus callosum microstructural changes associated with Kawashima Nintendo Brain Training in patients with multiple sclerosis
De Giglio, L.; Upadhyay, N.; De Luca, F.; Prosperini, L.; Tona, F.; Petsas, N.; Pozzilli, C.; Pantano, P. - 01a Articolo in rivista
paper: JOURNAL OF THE NEUROLOGICAL SCIENCES (Elsevier BV:PO Box 211, 1000 AE Amsterdam Netherlands:011 31 20 4853757, 011 31 20 4853642, 011 31 20 4853641, EMAIL: nlinfo-f@elsevier.nl, INTERNET: http://www.elsevier.nl, Fax: 011 31 20 4853598) pp. 211-213 - issn: 0022-510X - wos: WOS:000387627800044 (10) - scopus: 2-s2.0-84988972170 (11)

11573/899742 - 2016 - Task-dependent deterioration of balance underpinning cognitive-postural interference in MS.
Prosperini, Luca; Fabiano, F; Ferrante, I; De Giglio, Laura; Castelli, Letizia; De Luca, Francesca - 01a Articolo in rivista
paper: NEUROLOGY (Wolters Kluwer Hagerstown MD: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Cleveland Ohio: Advanstar Communications) pp. 1085-1092 - issn: 0028-3878 - wos: WOS:000384178000010 (21) - scopus: 2-s2.0-84987622001 (21)

11573/1414931 - 2015 - A low-cost cognitive rehabilitation with a commercial video game improves sustained attention and executive functions in multiple sclerosis: A pilot study
De Giglio, L.; De Luca, F.; Prosperini, L.; Borriello, G.; Bianchi, V.; Pantano, P.; Pozzilli, C. - 01a Articolo in rivista
paper: NEUROREHABILITATION AND NEURAL REPAIR (Demos Publications Incorporated:386 Park Avenue South, Suite 201:New York, NY 10016:(800)532-8663, (212)683-0072, Fax: (212)683-0118) pp. 453-461 - issn: 1545-9683 - wos: WOS:000355414600007 (44) - scopus: 2-s2.0-84930730466 (47)

11573/1227094 - 2015 - Investigating the phenomenon of "cognitive-motor interference" in multiple sclerosis by means of dual-task posturography
Prosperini, L.; Castelli, L.; Sellitto, G.; De Luca, F.; De Giglio, L.; Gurreri, F.; Pozzilli, C. - 01a Articolo in rivista
paper: GAIT & POSTURE (editore attuale: ELSEVIER SCI IRELAND LTD, CUSTOMER RELATIONS MANAGER, BAY 15, SHANNON INDUSTRIAL ESTATE CO, CLARE, IRELAND Butterworth Heinemann Publishers:Linacre House Jordan Hill, Oxford OX2 8DP United Kingdom:011 44 1865 314569, EMAIL: bhmarketing@repp.co.uk, INTERNET: http://www.laxtonsprices.co.uk, Fax: 011 44 1865 314569) pp. 780-785 - issn: 0966-6362 - wos: WOS:000353209200007 (26) - scopus: 2-s2.0-84927965243 (25)

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