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Melania Serafini
Melania Maria Serafini

Melania Serafini


Melania Maria Serafini graduated in Biological Sciences at University of Milan, then she moved to the University of Pavia where she continued her studies with a Master degree in Neurobiology. In 2018, she obtained the PhD in Biomolecular Sciences and Biotechnology at Scuola Universitaria Superiore IUSS Pavia discussing a thesis about the relevance of the Nrf2 pathway in neurodegeneration and aging that she studied through the modulation of oxidative stress, inflammation and protein aggregation by nature-inspired new hybrids. Part of the PhD project was carried out in Germany at FAU University of Erlangen-Nuremberg under the supervision of prof. Stephan von Hoersten. Starting from September 2018, Melania developed her studies in the field of toxicology, joining as a post-doc the group of Toxicology and Risk Assessment under the supervision of prof. Barbara Viviani.