Flavia Prodam is Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Piemonte Orientale “A. Avogadro”, Novara, Italy, since 2011. She was graduated in Medicine from the University of Turin in 2001 and gained her post-graduate qualification in Endocrinology and Metabolism from the University of Turin in 2006. In 2010, she was awarded as PhD in Clinical and Experimental Medicine from University of Piemonte Orientale “A. Avogadro”. She has written more than 74 original articles and reviews that have been published in international journals and 42 book chapters. She acts as referee for several international journals, and is a contributor and associate faculty member for the Neuroendocrinology Section of Faculty of 1000 Medicine (F1000). She is also a reviewing in Editor for Journal of Endocrinological Investigation. Her research interests are the endocrine and metabolic activities of ghrelin in humans, childhood obesity, the neural control of growth hormone secretion throughout the human life span, the diagnosis of growth hormone deficiency in children and adults, the involvement of genetics in hypopituitarism and short stature.
Biography Updated on 15 April 2013