Dr Attilio Rapisarda joined our department in July 2010 as an Adjunct Assistant Professor. He completed his PhD at the University of Milan Bicocca in Italy, under the supervision of Prof. Eraldo Paulesu. His graduate project focused on an fMRI multi-task panel assessing the contribution of the cerebral hemispheres to language processing in 48 healthy controls, a callosotomized patient and a hemispherectomized patient. In conjunction with his teaching commitments at NUS, he is working as a Research Fellow at the Research Division of the Institute of Mental Health, in the domain of Neuropsychology of Schizophrenia.
His research interests are in Clinical Neuropsychology and in the epigenetics of psychiatric disorders.