Miriam is a Consultant Neurologist with a special interest in MS at Queen’s Hospital (Barking Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals Trust) and an Honorary Senior Clinical Lecturer at Imperial College London.
She received her medical degree from G.D’Annunzio University (Chieti, Italy) with Distinction, then completing her neurology training and graduating Magna Cum Laude. During the last year of her specialty training she completed a visiting research program conducting a pilot clinical study in the field of Neuroimmunology at Imperial College London, supported by the ICL MS Clinical Trial Collaboration. She obtained a PhD in Clinical Neuroimmunology from Imperial College London, with her research on MS immunology and biology of Haematopoietic Stem Cells in MS supported by the Italian MS Society and the MRC. She now leads a number of clinical research studies as a Consultant Neurologist at Queen’s Hospital, also lecturing on MS Immunology to both ICL undergraduates and Master Students in Translational Neuroscience. She collaborates with several researchers at ICL, UCLH, Bart and the London, Fondazione St. Lucia in Rome and also the University of Verona, contributing to basic and translational research studies in the field of MS immunology.
She is a member of the Scientific Committee of the Italian MS Foundation (FISM), currently chaired by Prof. R. Kapoor.