Giuseppina Abignano

University of Leeds, United Kingdom

Giuseppina Abignano, MD PhD BORN in Atripalda (Avellino – Italy) on November 24, 1975. Office address: Wellcome trust Brenner Building, Level 5, Beckett Street, St James’s University Hospital, Leeds, LS9 7TF Mobile: +39 3494048903 / +44 7879566012 Email: g.abignano@leeds.ac.uk / g.abignano@hotmail.com EDUCATION 2004-2006: Pre-doctoral Fellow, Rheumatology Unit, Second University of Naples, Italy. 2006: MD, “cum laude”, Second University of Naples, Italy. 2010: Specialist in Rheumatology 2013: PhD, Second University of Naples, Italy (Clinical Immunology) POSTGRADUATE TRAINING AND FELLOWSHIP APPOINTMENTS 2006-2010: Specialist Registrar Training in Rheumatology, Second University of Naples, Italy. 2009-2011: Clinical/Traslational Research Fellowship, Leeds Institute of Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Medicine, University of Leeds, United Kingdom. 2010-2013: Research Doctoral Fellowship (Clinical Immunology ), Second University of Naples, Italy. Since 2013: Post Doctoral Clinical Research Fellow, Leeds Institute of Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Medicine, University of Leeds, United Kingdom. AWARDS 2012: “Innovation in Rheumatology Award” British Society for Rheumatology (BSR) Annual Meeting, Glagow 1-3 May 2012. 2012: “One of the best and most original works” Award, 2nd Systemic Sclerosis World Congress, Madrid 2-4 february 2012. 2010: “Young Investigator Award”, Italian Society of Rheumatology XLVII Annual Meeting 24- 27 november 2010. 2010: “Best poster award”, Italian Society of Rheumatology XLVII Annual Meeting 24-27 november 2010. MEMBERSHIP AND RESEARCH ACTIVITIES - Member of the Italian Society of Rheumatology - Co-Investigator of clinical trials regarding Systemic Sclerosis and Rheumatoid Arthritis - Author/co-author of scientific articles and abstracts presented as oral communications or posters at the most important congresses of Rheumatology.

Biography Updated on 13 May 2013