Dr. Paolo Romagnani
Paola Romagnani was born in Florence on March 2, 1970. She graduated in Medicine and Surgery at the University of Florence in July 1995. She received her Ph.D. in Endocrinological and Metabolic Sciences in 2001 and is a specialist in Nephrology. Since November 1, 2006 she served as associate professor of Nephrology at the University of Florence. From 2006 to 2010 he directed the Operational Unit of Regenerative Therapies at the Hospital-University Hospital Careggi, Florence. Since 2010, she has headed the Nephrology and Dialysis Unit of the Anna Meyer Pediatric Hospital in Florence. She has won several national and international research awards, including the Hoechst Foundation Award Marion Roussel as the best young Italian researcher for her studies on kidney disease. She is the author of 115 publications in international journals and holds five patents. Its total impact factor is over 750. His studies received over 7,000 quotes. She was invited to hold over 200 readings at international meetings, including the European Renal Association ERA-EDTA Meeting (2006, 2010 and 2012), the World Congress of Nephrology 2009, the International Meeting of the American Society of Nephrology 2009 and 2011), the Meeting of the European Society of Pathology (2009), the Forefronts at the Nephrology Meeting of the International Society of Nephrology ISN (2011), the Keystone Meeting (2012), and many more. Her studies have been the subject of various editorials and have appeared on the cover of the world’s leading medical journals such as The Journal of Clinical Investigations, Blood and the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (twice) and have been the subject of numerous editorials. She is an auditor of numerous international journals and research projects in several European and non-European countries. She coordinates a European project for the development of cellular renal cell therapy involving 10 different research groups under the 7th Framework Program. In 2007, she won the Young Research Investigator Award Grants launched by the European Research Council, which selected the youngest researchers in Europe on a total of 9167 questions in all fields of science. Paola Romagnani was among the 16 winners (and one of only two women) in the field of Medical Science. Since 2011 she is Ambassador of the European Commission for the “Youth on the move” Program. Since 2012, the European Reseach Council has been referred to as one of the most important European scientists to be included in the AcademiaNet website, organized by Robert Stiftung in cooperation with Specktrum and the Nature group, which selects the top scientists in Europe.