Consultant Neurologist and Research Associate
National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery and University College London
Dr Bugiardini is a Consultant Neurologist and Research Associate at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery and University College London (UCL), UK.
He completed his training in Medicine and Neurology at the University of Bologna and Milan respectively. During his Neurology Residency Training Program, he developed a specific interest in neuromuscular diseases and completed internships at leading international neuromuscular centres, including the MRC Centre for Neuromuscular Diseases in London. In 2020, he completed his PhD on the genetic basis of inherited myopathies and mitochondrial diseases at the Institute of Neurology (UCL). He has since introduced optical genome mapping to UCL and investigates genotype-phenotype correlations and gene modifiers in FSHD. Dr. Bugiardini’s main clinical and research interest is in FSHD, and he conducts clinical studies to validate outcome measures and accelerate drug development. Dr. Bugiardini also undertakes clinical activity in dedicated specialized clinics for Muscle Diseases at the Queen Square Centre for Neuromuscular Diseases in London.