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Dr Irene Di Giulio

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Research subject areas

  • Biomedical and life sciences
  • Neuroscience

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Biography

Dr Irene Di Giulio is a biomedical engineer and obtained her PhD in human biomechanics and motor control from Manchester Metropolitan University in 2011, under the supervision of Professors Ian D Loram, Constantinos N Maganaris and Vasilios Baltzopoulos. She worked as a postdoctoral researcher at Manchester Metropolitan University and then at the Institute of Neurology, University College London, under the supervision of Professor Brian L Day.

Irene joined the Centre for Human and Applied Physiological Sciences at King’s College London in 2017. She is a lecturer in Anatomy and Biomechanics and leads the Biomechanics laboratory. Irene is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and is a member of The Phsyiological Society and The Anatomical Society

Irene’s research focuses on human biomechanics and motor control. She tries to understand how the brain controls movement, in order to develop innovative tools and technologies to support individuals with neuromuscular disorders. Irene also has an interest for the aerospace field and she works in the area of inclusive space travel.