Miracco Clelia was born in Cosenza, Italy, on 1954. She graduated in medicine at the University of Siena in 1978. She specialized in pathology in 1983, and in dermatology in 1990. She became a Universitary Researcher in 1981, and in 1998 she won the title of Universitary Associate Professor in pathological anatomy and histology, effective beginning 1th November 1998. In 2005, she won the Identity for Full Professor of Pathological Anatomy—Med 08 at the University of Magna Graecia, Catanzaro, Italy. In 2007, she became an Extraordinary Full Professor of pathological anatomy at the University of Siena, Italy, where she is presently working and teaching. In 1989, she attended the Dermatologische Klinik Universitat, Bern, and, from 1989 to 1993 she collaborated in planning research projects at the Division of Histopathology, Guy's Hospital, London. Since 1996, she has been the Head of the Dermatopathological Service. She acted as a Substitute Professor of Digestive Tract Diseases (1991–1998), and of Dermatopathology (1994–1996) at the Faculty of Medicine. She holds a teaching position in Pathology at the Course of Medicine and Special Training Schools (Dermatology, Pathology, Thoracic Surgery, General Surgery), and at Specials School for Medical Biological Laboratory Assistants. Her main scientific interest is related to the identification of diagnostic and prognostic markers, as well as of altered pathways and pathobiological processes in cancer. Her main research fields are gastrointestinal pathology, neuropathology, soft tissue, and skin pathology.
Biography Updated on 31 March 2010