Sonia Mazzitelli, PhD

Dr. Sonia Mazzitelli is a postdoctoral student at the Harvard Medical School. She graduated with a BSc in Molecular and Cellular Biology and an MSc in Human Biology from the University of Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy, each with the highest grade. She completed an MRes in Integrative Biology and Neuroscience at the University of Manchester in England. Her research has always been focused on the validation of potential therapeutic strategies for neuropathologies, with particular emphasis on Alzheimer's disease. During her Ph.D. thesis, she developed a novel mouse model to study Alzheimer's disease. She is passionate about her work and especially about Alzheimer's Disease. During her undergraduate studies, she spent several months in the Fate Bene Fratelli Hospital where she had the opportunity to have direct contact with patients affected by this pathology. She is highly driven by the desire to find a cure for patients with Alzheimer's disease.