Working to facilitate rapid translation of scientific discoveries into therapeutics

Alessandra Giannella

Alessandra Giannella

Dr. Alessandra Giannella

Dr. Alessandra Giannella got her master degree in Medical Biotechnologies from the University of Padua, Padua, Italy in 2014. During internship she worked on the analysis of circulating microRNA expression in plasma samples of patients with atherosclerotic plaque in the Prof. Angelo Avogaro’ group, Department of Medicine, University of Padua, Padua, Italy. In 2015 she spent six months as fellow to improve her skills in using animal models in the group of Prof. Nikos Werner, Institut für Humangenetik der Universität Bonn, Biomedizinisches Zentrum University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany. In 2016 she obtained a scholarship from University of Padova for the research project “microRNA, microparticles and vascular dysfunction in diabetes and metabolic disease”.

At present she works as PhD student in School of Translation Medicine G.B. Morgagni, University of Padua, Padua, Italy, in Prof. Avogaro’s laboratories, working on the analysis of circulating microparticles in plasma samples of diabetic patients and investigates the role of extracellular vesicles as carrier of miRNA.

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