Paola Giunti


Paola Giunti is a Principal Clinical Research Associate at the Department of Molecular Neuroscience UCL and Head of the Ataxia Centre at NHNN, UCLH Queen Square London, UK. She has a longstanding interest in the genetics of neurological disorders, in particular the inherited cerebellar ataxias and other movement disorders. She has been researching the mechanisms that underlie neuronal degeneration in the central and peripheral nervous systems. Her research team focuses on understanding the cellular and molecular mechanisms of neurodegenerative diseases with a particular emphasis on triplet repeat conditions.