Dr Alessia Nicotra is a consultant clinical neurophysiologist based at Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust and honorary senior lecturer in the Centre for Translational Neurosciences within the division of brain sciences based at the Charing Cross campus.
Her competences in clinical neurophysiology include nerve Conduction studies, electromyography, Single-fibre electromyography, electroencephalography, evoked potentials, quantitative sensory testing, transcranial magnetic stimulation and autonomic function tests.
Her academic activity includes teaching to undergraduate and postgraduate medical students, supervising MSc students and clinical physiologists, lecturing at national and international meetings, acting as scientific referees for international medical journals.
Her research special interests are peripheral neuropathy, motor neuron disease and epilepsy.Her research studies have led to numerous scientific presentations, published abstracts and scientific publications.
Selected scientific publications
Nicotra et al. European Journal of Spine. 2013 Jan;22(1):189-96.
Nicotra A et al. BMJ Case Reports 2012.
Nicotra A et al. British Journal of Neurosurgery 2011; 25 (6):789-790.
Nicotra et al. Brain 2006; 129: 718-728.
Nicotra et al. European Journal of Neurology 2004; 11:835-837.
UK Professional Memberships
General Medical Council
Royal College of Physicians
British Society for Clinical Neurophysiology
British Medical Association
Languages spoken: Italian