Vincenza Frisardi

Vincenza Frisardi

Vincenza Frisardi
Department of Geriatrics
University of Bari, Geriatrician and Gerontologist Center for Aging Brain, Italy


Vincenza Frisardi MD is a geriatrician and gerontologist at the Department of Geriatrics, Center for Aging Brain, Memory Unit, University of Bari, Bari, Italy. She has experience on Alzheimer′s disease, related dementias, and mental health research. Her main research interests are the role of metabolic syndrome and metabolic factors (insulin resistance, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, obesity) in cognitive decline, dementia, and cerebrovascular disease and mechanisms underlying, with focus also on the effect of different dietary patterns on cognitive dysfunction; the impact of aluminium on Alzheimer′s disease and mechanisms underlying; the genetic susceptibility factors in Alzheimer′s disease and related dementias; the epidemiology of mild cognitive impairment and related predementia syndromes; the relationships between dementia and predementia syndromes and depression and mechanisms underlying; the beta-amyloid and tau protein targeting drugs for the treatment of Alzheimer′s disease. She has over 30 scientific papers published on peer-reviewed journals and listed in PubMed, over one thirds of which as first or second author. At present, he is an Associate Editor for the Journal of Alzheimer′s Disease. Moreover, he was a Reviewer for the following Journals: Dementia and Geriatric Cognitive Disorders, Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, Progress in Neuropsychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry, and Aging - Clinical and Experimental Research.

Research Interest

Biological Psychiatry
Geriatrics and Gerontology
Physical Therapy
Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation