Luigi Sironi graduated in biological sciences at the University of Milan, Milan, Italy, and obtained his Ph.D. degree in cellular and molecular biotechnologies applied to the biomedical research (pharmacology) also from the University of Milan. He has been a Visiting Scientist at the Laboratory for Pharmaceutical Biology and Phytopharmacology, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Katholieke Universiteit, Leuven, Belgium. Since 1999, Dr. Sironi is responsible of the biological study in the Magnetic Resonance Imaging Unit at the Department of Pharmacological and Biomolecular Sciences (University of Milan), and since 2010, he is the Head of the Experimental Thrombosis and Imaging In Vivo Unit at the Centro Cardiologico Monzino (Milan). His research focuses on the pathophysiological characterization and pharmacological modulation of vascular and cerebro- and cardio-vascular diseases (in animal models), using state-of-the-art imaging techniques.
Biography Updated on 21 January 2013