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Starting from 1st October 2019 Professor Stefano Geuna is Rector of the University of Turin.


Serving as head and official representative of the University, the Rector’s role is to provide supervision, monitoring and promotion to the University teaching, scientific and service structures.

The Rector is elected among full professors by full professors, researchers, technical-administrative staff, collaborators and language experts, students' delegates of the Academic Senate, the Board of Governors and Departments Committees.


Stefano Geuna is a Full Professor of Human Anatomy. He graduated in Medicine at the University of Turin in 1990 and here, in 1995, he specialized in Child Neuropsychiatry. Professor of Human Anatomy in the Medical School degree courses, he was responsible for the Regeneration of the Peripheral Nervous System Unit at the Ottolenghi Institute of Neuroscience Cavalieri.

He directed the Department of Clinical and Biological Sciences and in the last legislature was in the Academic Senate in the Didactic Commission and in the Research Committee as president. Prof. Geuna has accumulated a long experience in collegiate bodies, starting in 2001, when he took up his first position as a representative of researchers in the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery Council.


As a scientist he has signed over 230 publications, participated in more than 300 conferences of national and international significance, won 3 research awards, licensed 2 patents. The themes that best represent his way of combining science, education and social commitment are found in the masters he directs - one on autism and one on hospital education - both declined between professional reality and care strategies.