Dr. Antonio Di Ieva, MD, PhD, FRACS, a Neurosurgeon and Associate Professor of Neurosurgery at Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia, received his medical degree at the University of Naples (2002) and specialized in Neurosurgery at the Medical University of Brescia, Italy, in 2007, working first as resident and later as consultant (2007-2009) at the Humanitas Research Institute of Milan. In the period 2009-2011, he worked as Researcher at the Centre for Anatomy and Cell Biology of the Medical University of Vienna, Austria where he also completed a PhD in Clinical Neurosciences and earned the habilitation as Associate Professor of Neuroanatomy.
In 2014, he completed a 3-year clinical & research fellowship in skull base surgery at the St. Michael's Hospital, University of Toronto, Ontario, Canada where he also edited and was the main author of the Handbook of Skull Base Surgery (Thieme, 2015).
In 2016 he led the publication on the only book on the application of fractal geometry to the neurosciences (The Fractal Geometry of the Brain, Springer, New York).
A/Prof. Di Ieva has published more than 100 peer-reviewed articles and won 5 international awards in Neurosurgery and Neurosciences. Dr Di Ieva is a peer-reviewer in 10 international journals and a member of the editorial board of 5 journals, including Frontiers in Neuroanatomy. His surgical activity is mainly focused on neuro-oncology, skull base surgery and radiosurgery. His primary research interests are in neuroanatomy, computational analyses in neurosciences, cognitive neuroscience, biomarkers in neuro-oncology and neuroimaging, with special interest in computer-aided morphometric analysis of microvasculature in brain and pituitary tumors.