Nivedita Agarwal

Docente a contratto: Dipartimento di Matematica

Via Sommarive, 14 - 38123 Povo
tel. 0461 282767
nivedita.agarwal[at]unitn [dot] it

1993-2000       M.D., Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome

2000-2005       Neurology Residency, University of Udine;

2005-2008       Consultant Neurologist, University of Udine;

2005-2009       Radiology Residency, University of Udine;

Carriera accademica ed attività didattica

2008-2009       Post doctorate Research Fellow in Psychiatry and Brain Imaging, Harvard Medical School;

2009-2010       Shadower (Dr. Anne Osborn), Neuroradiology, University Hospital of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT;

2009-2010       Post doctorate Research Fellow in Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy, University of Utah.

2010- 2012      Adjunct assistant professor, Department of Neurology, University of Utah.

2010- 2013      Neuroradiologist, S. Chiara Hospital of Trento, Azienda Provinciale per i Servizi Sanitari (APSS), Trento Italy

2010-               Adjunct assistant professor, Section of Neuroradiology, Department of Radiology, University of Utah.

2011-               Chief MD responsible for the Laboratory of Functional Neuroimaging, Center for Mind Sciences,    Unversity of Trento.

2013-               Neuroradiologist, Santa Maria del Carmine Hospital of Rovereto, Azienda Provinciale per i Servizi Sanitari (APSS), Italy


Teaching assignments:

2010 -              University of Utah, Section of Neuroradiology, Salt Lake City (Utah), USA

2012-2014       University of Verona, Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, Ala

2013-               University of Trento, Faculty of Mathematics, Povo

2014-               University of Trento, Faculty of Cognitive Sciences, Rovereto

Interessi di ricerca

Differential diagnosis using DTI and VBM in patients with suspected Alzheimer’s disease and Mild Cognitive Impairment

DTI measures of auditory pathways in patients with unilateral deafness.


Attività di ricerca

Detection of Cortical Disease in amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis Using Magnetic Resonance Imaging and Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy

UNIVERSITY OF UTAH (PI: Nivedita Agarwal)   05/17/2010 - 2013

Mechanism of memory suppression mechanism in stress-related psychiatric disorders: a longitudinal study with fMRI.

Italian Ministry of Health (PI: Paolo Brambilla)  1/1/2006 - 12/31/2008

The effect of uridine on brain GABA and high-energy phosphate levels in healthy volunteers.

NIH (PI: Perry F. Renshaw)   01/01/1999-06/30/2011

Nuclear magnetic resonance imaging study of treatment with sertaline in geriatric depression.

NARSAD & The Rogers Family Foundation (PI: Brent Forester)   01/01/2003- 2009.

Pilot Study to investigate the Effects of RO4917838 on Brain Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy (MRS) Measures.

ROCHE (PI: Perry F. Renshaw) 01/01/2009-06/30/2010

Neuroimaging to elucidate the mechanism of tic remission in Tourette syndrome: a combined fMRI and MRS study.

University of Utah (PI: David Shprecher; Coinvestigator: Nivedita Agarwal)    02/01/2010 -2012

Appartenenza a società e comitati scientifici

2012 -      American Society of Neuroradiology

2010 -      European Society of Neuroradiology

2012 -      Associazione Italiana di Neuroradiologia

2015-       Società Italiana dei Medici Manager

Premi e riconoscimenti

2004                Young Scientific Investigator Travel Award, European Neurological Society

2003-2006       Young Scientific Investigator Travel Award, Italian Neurological Society

2014:               European Diploma in Neuroradiology