Congratulations, Dr. Elisabetta Sforza’s, on Your Outstanding Achievement as the Best Researcher! 
Dr. ELISABETTA SFORZA -Neurosciences

Dr. Elisabetta Sforza’s achievement in receiving the Best Researcher Award at Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Italy is a remarkable acknowledgment of her outstanding dedication and contributions to the field of research. Her commitment to advancing knowledge and making significant strides in various areas, notably in neurosciences, speech therapy, and rehabilitation sciences, has been instrumental in shaping advancements in these domains. Her extensive publications, active engagement in academic events, and exceptional academic journey have evidently set a high standard within the academic and research community. This award not only recognizes her achievements but also highlights her ongoing impact and commitment to excellence in research.

Professional Profiles:


  • High School Diploma in Classical Studies (A), 2005-2010
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Speech Therapy-1st class-honours180 ECTS, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Campobasso-Italy, 2010-2013
  • MSc in Deglutology -1st class-honours60 ECTS, Università degli studi di Torino- Italy, 2014
  • MSc in Rehabilitation Sciences -1st class-honours120 ECTS, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Roma-Italy, 2017-2019

Professional Journey:

  • Speech and Language Therapist I.R.C.S.S. NEUROMED Istituto Neurologico Mediterraneo ITALY, 16/09/2015 – 26/09/2019
  • Guest lecturer Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore - Campobasso ITALY, Bachelor's degree in Physiotherapy, 2019- ongoing
  • PhD Neurosciences, Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore Roma ITALY, 01/11/2020 -ongoing

Honors & Awards:

Dr. Elisabetta Sforza's dedication and excellence in her work. This recognition specifically highlights her commitment to investigating and contributing to the field of ALS, showcasing her scholarly efforts and valuable research in understanding this neurological disorder. Such accolades underscore her significant contributions to the scientific community's understanding of ALS and its implications.The award received on 08/06/2015 for a thesis and research on ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis) from Bocconi University in Milan, Italy, stands as a testament

Publications & Contributions:

Dr. Elisabetta Sforza has made significant contributions through her publications and citations during her tenure at Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Italy. Her extensive body of work reflects her expertise in various domains including neurosciences, speech therapy, rehabilitation sciences, and related interdisciplinary areas. Some notable publications authored or co-authored by Dr. Sforza during this period include


  • 14 documents indexed in Scopus


A total of 23 citations for his publications, demonstrating the impact and recognition of his research within the academic community.

Diversification & Impact Studies (2022 - Present)

From Feeding Challenges to Oral-Motor Dyspraxia: A Comprehensive Description of 10 New Cases with CTNNB1 Syndrome Sept 2023. Genes.Corresponding author

How pain affect real life of children and adults with achondroplasia: A systematic review. Sept 2023 Eur J Med Genet.Corresponding author

Metabolic Profile of Patients with Smith-Magenis Syndrome: An Observational Study with Literature Review.Aug 2023, Children. Co-author

Nasal polyposis in pediatric patients with Cornelia de Lange syndrome: endoscopic diagnosis, treatment and follow up in two case reports. Italian journal of pediatrics. July 2023. Co-author

Longitudinal “FEEDS (FEeding Eating Deglutition Skills)” Study of Cardiofaciocutaneous Syndrome, June 2023. European journal of pediatrics. Corresponding author

Cross-cultural adaptation and validation of the Italian version of the Montreal Children's Hospital Feeding Scale in a special healthcare needs population. International journal of language & communication disorders, Feb 2023 First and corresponding author

Predicting the clinical trajectory of feeding and swallowing abilities in CHARGE syndrome.European journal of pediatrics, Feb 2023 Corresponding author

The Impact of Blenderized Tube Feeding on Gastrointestinal Symptoms, a Scoping Review. Applied Sciences, Feb 2023 First author

What to Expect of Feeding Abilities and Nutritional Aspects in Achondroplasia Patients: A Narrative Review. Genes (Basel), Jan 2023. First author

Management of nutritional and gastrointestinal issues in RASopathies: A narrative review. American journal of medical genetics. Part C, Seminars in medical genetics, Dec 2022 Co-author

Quantitative acoustical analysis of genetic syndromes in the number listing task. Biomedical Signal Processing and Control, Oct 2022 Co-author

Drooling outcome measures in paediatric disability: a systematic review European Journal of Pediatrics, Apr 2022 First and corresponding author




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