Gender Balance (GB) Coordinator
University of Palermo (Italy)
1996: Degree cum Laude in Medicine and Surgery, University of Palermo Medical School;
1997-2000: Specialization in Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine, Ospedale “V. Cervello”, Head Prof Pagliaro.
August 1994: Research Fellow , Internal Medicine III°, AKH Wien, Head Prof. W. Horl., Wien, Austria.
August 1995: Research Fellow, Metabolic Medicine, St. Mary Hospital, Head Prof. M.J. Reed, London, U.K.
June 1999-Aug 2000: Visiting Research Assistant Professor,
-Division of Immunogenetics, Dept of Pediatrics, John Rangos Research Center, Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh, University of Pittsburgh, USA, Head Prof. M. Trucco.
— Division of Transplant Pathology, Dept of Pathology, T.E. Starzl Transplantation Institute, UPMC, University of Pittsburgh, USA, Head Prof. A.J. Demetris.
2000-2009: Research Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, Biomedical Dept of Internal Medicine and Medical Specialties (DiBIMIS), Section of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Palermo Medical School, Head Prof. A Craxì.
2009-2018 : Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, DiBIMIS, University of Palermo Medical School;
Head of Prevention of Hepatobiliary Disease Unit , Policlinico University Hospital, Palermo, Italy,
Editorial Board European Journal of Internal Medicine (IF 3.3)
Internal and Emergency Medicine (IF 2.45)
World Journal of Gastroenterology (IF 3.3)
Main Topics: Drug-induced liver injury, Viral Hepatitis, Liver cirrhosis, HCV and Cardiovascular Risk, HCC, Liver Disease and Pregnancy, Liver Steatosis, Metabolic Syndrome, Autoimmune Liver Disease, IBD and Cardiovascular Risk