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Francesca Puledda

Francesca Puledda

Institution:King’s College London


Dr Francesca Puledda is a Neurologist and post-doctoral research in the headache group at King’s College London. She graduated as an MD in Sapienza University of Rome, where she also completed her specialization in Neurology in 2016. In 2020 she obtained a PhD in Neuroscience from King’s College London, with a research project aimed at understanding the neurophysiology of visual snow syndrome, an important comorbidity of migraine.

Francesca Puledda has been actively involved in headache research since 2010 and has authored 28 articles as well as a book chapter, with an h-index of 11. Her main interests include the pathophysiology of migraine and its comorbidities, neuroimaging, neuromodulation and the neurophysiology of primary headache disorders.


Employment: King's College London

Leadership/Board position: Headache Scientific Committee RRFS representative in the European Academy of Neurology (EAN)

Membership of professional bodies: American Academy of Neurology, European Academy of Neurology, Royal College of Physicians, Ordine dei Medici (Italian medical professional body)

Personal fees: Teva UK

Relationship with Scientific Journals: Editorial Board for Frontiers in Pain Research. Ad-hoc reviewer for Neurology; Neurotherapeutics; Cephalalgia; Neuroimage: Clinical; Journal of Neurology; Frontiers in Neurology; Headache; The Journal of Headache and Pain; Journal of Pain Research; Journal of Pediatric Neurology; BMJ open; Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease; Cephalalgia reports; European Neurology.