Delia Goletti

National Institute for Infectious Diseases “L. Spallanzani”, Italy


Delia Goletti, Translational Research Unit, Department of Clinical Epidemiology, National Institute for Infectious Diseases (INMI), Roma, Italy Delia Goletti MD, PhD, specialized in Infectious Diseases. After working as a physician in Italy in 1992, Dr. Goletti joined the Laboratory of Immunoregulation (LIR) of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH) of Bethesda (chief Dr A. S. Fauci). From 1992 until 1996 she worked on the pathogenesis of HIV infection. In 1996 she went back to Italy and worked in Roma at the laboratory of Virology of Istituto Superiore di Sanità (chief Dr. Barbara Ensoli) working on the role of CD8-antiviral activity (CAF) on the progression of HIV, SIV and SHIV infection/disease and evaluating the immune effects of an HIV vaccine protocol on vaccinated monkeys. In 1999 she joined in Roma the National Institute for Infectious Diseases (scientific chief: Dr G. Ippolito) as permanent physician employee. At the Health Clinical Department she worked on HIV disease, tuberculosis, hepatitis C and B diseases, respiratory and neurological infections. In 2006 she joined the Epidemiology Department (chief Dr E. Girardi) keeping the clinical duties on the TB outpatient’s clinic. From 2001 she is responsible of the Translational Research unit and works on immunodiagnostic tests for tuberculosis and on the immune pathogenesis of tuberculosis. She is academic Editor of PlosOne, BMC Infectious Diseases and of ISRN Pulmonology. She is also a member of the TBNET steering committee.

Biography Updated on 6 February 2011

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