Maria G. Andreassi

National Research Council, Italy

Maria Grazia Andreassi obtained her M.S. degree in biological sciences from the University of Pisa, Italy, and her Ph.D. degree in biomedical and immunological sciences from the University of Siena, Tuscany, Italy. She is currently working as a Researcher Scientist at the Italian National Research Council-Institute of Clinical Physiology (IFC-CNR), Pisa, Italy, and the Director of the Genetic Research Unit, IFC-CNR, Pisa, Italy. Andreassi's main research interests include the genetic basis of cardiovascular disease, especially ischemic heart disease and congenital heart disease. A key strand of her recent work has been the study of the detrimental long-term effects of medical diagnostic testing with ionising radiation, especially in pediatric patients with congenital heart disease. Andreassi is Member of the editorial board and Referee for several scientific journals, and has been invited to speak at several national and international meetings. Her diversified activity has led her to publish in many prestigious journals. To date, Andreassi has over 90 scientific publications in peer-reviewed journals (total Impact factor=395).

Biography Updated on 12 October 2015

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