Early Stage Researcher
PhD student- ITN
Valeria is from Italy where she obtained a Bachelor of Science in Medical and Pharmaceutical Biotechnology at University Vita-Salute San Raffaele, Milan (Italy) in 2015. At the same University she completed the Master degree in Molecular, Cellular and Medical Biotechnology in 2017. Her thesis project, performed at the Viral Evolution and Transmission Unit of San Raffaele Hospital under the supervision of Doctor Gabriella Scarlatti, focused on the effect of seminal plasma on human colonic mucosa and its possible role in modulating HIV infection. She completed her training as Post Graduated Student for one year on the same project.
Since 2019 she is PhD student and works at the BestTreat project on Mechanisms relating gastrointestinal microbiota with liver and adipose tissue metabolism and inflammation in the development of Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease, under the supervision of Professor Marjukka Kolehmainen at Institute of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition, University of Eastern Finland, Kuopio (Finland).
School of Medicine, Institute of Public Health and Clinical Nutrition
Research groups and research projects
BestTreat – Building a Gut Microbiome Engineering Toolbox for In-Situ Therapeutic Treatments for Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease HORIZON 2020