Davide Seripa

IRCCS Casa Solievo della Sofferenza, Italy

0000-0001-7331-0470

Davide Seripa was born on July 18, 1964, Rome, Italy. In 1983, he was granted the High School Diploma from the “E. Fermi” Polytechnic School, Rome I, Italy. In 1992, he was granted the M.S. degree in biological sciences from the University of Rome, with a research thesis on gene expression in hematopoietic stem cells. In 1994, he was selected for working at the Istituto di Ricovero e Cura a Carattere Scientifico (IRCCS) “Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza” for his interest in the genetics of apolipoprotein E. Gradually, this starting interest extended to the role of apolipoprotein E in neurodegenerative diseases and associated disorders, particularly Alzheimer’s disease and frontotemporal lobar degeneration (FTLD). He expanded his interest to pharmacogenetics and pharmacogenomics of neurodegenerative diseases. In 2001, he was granted the Specialization degree in medical genetics from the University of Rome I and, in 2009, the Ph.D. degree in biomedical sciences and technologies from the University of Foggia, Foggia, Italy. In 2009, he was also selected for collaboration with the European Alzheimer’s Disease Initiative (EADI) consortium. Since 2005, he has been a Biologist Director of Research at the Gerontology and Geriatrics Research Laboratory, Department of Medical Sciences, IRCCS “Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza,” San Giovani Rotondo, Italy. In 2014, he received the Associate Professor teaching qualification in neurology.

Biography Updated on 25 February 2014

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