Francesca Casoni



Dr. Francesca Casoni is a neurophysiopathologist at the Medical Center of the IRCCS Ospedale San Raffaele, headed by Professor Luigi Ferini-Strambi.

After graduating with honors from the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery at Pavia University in 2005. She majored with honors in neurophysiopathology at the same university in 2009. In 2013, he received a doctorate in Physiology and Neurology from the University of Pavia, and in 2017 - a Master's degree in Sleep Medicine from the Alma Mater Studiorum of the University of Bologna.

Clinical activities carried out at the Sleep Medicine Center include work in a structural unit when patients are hospitalized for specialized studies and therapeutic evaluations, as well as work in outpatient clinics affiliated and not affiliated with the national health system.

She devotes part of her working life to compiling reports on instrumental research, such as:

  • cardiorespiratory monitoring,
  • videopolysonnography in the sleep laboratory,
  • dynamic printing,
  • long-term monitoring of the sleep-wake cycle for the specific assessment of various sleep disorders.

He is the author and co-author of several scientific articles published in international journals and book chapters. Constantly participates in international industry congresses and conferences.

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Latest publications

Therapy for Insomnia and Circadian Rhythm Disorder in Alzheimer Disease
Curr Treat Options Neurol. 2020 Feb 5;22(2):4. doi: 10.1007/s11940-020-0612-z. Review.
Ferini-Strambi L, Galbiati A, Casoni F, Salsone M.
Plaque Neovascularization Detected with Contrast-Enhanced Ultrasound Predicts Ischemic Stroke Recurrence in Patients with Carotid Atherosclerosis.
Eur J Neurol. 2020 Jan 29. doi: 10.1111/ene.14157
Camps-Renom P, Prats-Sánchez L, Casoni F, González-de-Echávarri JM, Marrero-González P, Castrillón I, Marín R, Jiménez-Xarrié E, Delgado-Mederos R, Martínez-Domeño A, Guisado-Alonso D, Martí- Fàbregas J.
Assessment of cognitive profile as a prodromal marker of the evolution of REM sleep Behavior Disorder.
Sleep. 2019 Apr 23. pii: zsz103. doi: 10.1093/sleep/zsz103.
Terzaghi M, Toscano G, Casoni F, Piscascia M, Arnaldi D, Rustioni V, Versino M, Sinforiani E, Manni R.
An update on the treatment of Restless Legs Syndrome/Willis-Ekbom Disease: prospects and challenges.
Expert Rev Neurother. 2018 Sep;18(9):705-713. doi: 10.1080/14737175.2018.1510773.
Zucconi M, Galbiati A, Rinaldi F, Casoni F, Ferini-Strambi.
Restless Legs Syndrome and Parkinson Disease: A Causal Relationship Between the Two Disorders?
Front. Neurol 2018; 9:551. doi: 10.3389/fneur.2018.00551
Ferini-Strambi L, Carli G, Casoni F and Galbiati A.
Transcranial color Doppler in stroke-free adult patients with sickle cell disease.
Ann Hematol. 2017 Sep;96(9):1547-1555. doi: 10.1007/s00277-017-3071-1. Epub 2017 Jul 20.
Graziadei G, Casoni FM, Annoni F, Cortinovis I, Ridolfi P, Gandolfi I, Marcon A, Di Pierro E, Cappellini MD.
Transcranial Duplex Sonography Predicts Outcome following an Intracerebral Hemorrhage.
AJNR Am J Neuroradiol. 2017 Aug;38(8):1543-1549. doi:10.3174/ajnr.A5248.
Camps-Renom P, Méndez J, Granell E, Casoni F, Prats-Sánchez L, Martínez-Domeño A, Guisado- Alonso D, Martí-Fàbregas J, Delgado-Mederos R.
Circulating endothelial progenitor cells and the risk of vascular events after ischemic stroke.
PLoS One. 2015 Apr 13;10(4):e0124895. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0124895.
Martí-Fàbregas J, Delgado-Mederos R, Crespo J, Peña E, Marín R, Jiménez-Xarrié E, Fernández-Arcos A, Pérez-Pérez J, Martínez-Domeño A, Camps-Renom P, Prats-Sánchez L, Casoni F, Badimon L.
A case of Wernicke encephalopathy combined with disulfiram intoxication.
Cogn Behav Neurol. 2013 Jun;26(2):93-8.
E. Tartara, S. Fanucchi, I. D'Errico, L.M.Farina, F. Casoni, E. Sinforiani, G. Micieli, A. Costa.

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