fMRI Unit – Devoto, Francantonio


Director: Dr. Eraldo Palesu

Francantonio Devoto, Ph.D.


Francantonio Devoto achieved his M.Sc. in Experimental Psychology and Cognitive Neuroscience at the University of Pavia, Italy, in 2015. During his apprenticeship at the University of Milano Bicocca, he focused on neuroimaging (functional resonance magnetic imaging, fMRI) and meta-analytical techniques of neuroimaging data. Since 2016, he is involved in a project on the neurofunctional bases of overeating, in collaboration with the Policlinico San Donato. He is currently a Ph.D. student in Clinical Neuroscience at the University of Milano-Bicocca, under the supervision of Prof. Eraldo Paulesu.


Devoto F, Zapparoli L, Bonandrini R, Berlingeri M, Ferrulli A, Luzi L, Banfi
G, Paulesu E. Hungry brains: A meta-analytical review of brain activation imaging studies on food perception and appetite in obese individuals. Neurosci Biobehav Rev. 2018 Nov;94:271-285. doi: 10.1016/j.neubiorev.2018.07.017.