CNR researcher Christian Salvatore received the Peres Heritage Initiative Award 2017
Christian Salvatore, a thirty-year-old researcher at the Institute of Molecular Bioimaging and Physiology of the National Research Council-IBFM-CNR, has received the Peres Heritage Initiative Award 2017.
The award ceremony took place during the Ambrosetti Forum held in Cernobbio where the young researcher had the opportunity to illustrate his research activity in the presence of Heads of State and Government, ministers, Nobel Laureates, entrepreneurs, managers and experts on issues that have a major impact on the global economy and society.
At the IBFM-CNR, Christian Salvatore deals with artificial intelligence, in particular in the field of medicine. He focuses on the development of intelligent algorithms able to learn, from images and biomedical data, key relationships for the understanding of diseases. In particular, the researcher dedicates himself to the study of neurodegenerative and psychiatric diseases, with the aim of predicting their diagnosis or progression.
The Peres Heritage Initiative is an important award dedicated to young social innovators, entrepreneurs and researchers that have distinguished themselves for outstanding results in fields consistent with Shimon Peres’s values: search for peace, green and circular economies, sustainability, inclusive business models, non-profit, social and technological innovation and scientific development, integration, new challenges in education.