Gloria Romagnoli, MD

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Gloria Romagnoli

  • MD, Marie Curie Early Stage Researcher (ESR/PhD), Proj.4
  • Aston University, UK - Aston Brain Centre
  • g.romagnoli@aston.ac.uk

Background Project

Gloria Romagnoli is an Italian Medical Doctor, graduated with summa cum laude at the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy. Since the beginning of her medical studies, she nourished a strong interest in the brain and clinical neuroscience. As part of her MD, she spent 18 months doing clinical research in epilepsy, at the Department of Neuropaediatrics, Universitätsklinikum Schleswig-Holstein (UKSH) Campus Kiel, in Germany, as Erasmus medical student of the Christian-Albrechts-Universität (CAU) of Kiel, and at the Child Neurology and Psychiatry Unit, Tor Vergata University Hospital of Rome, in Italy. The main research goal was to investigate the mammalian target of rapamycin (mTOR) signalling pathway as potential antiepileptogenic target to treat refractory epilepsy in Tuberous Sclerosis Complex (TSC). Gloria's MD Thesis “Translation of mTOR signalling into antiepileptogenic targeted therapy for refractory epilepsy in children with Tuberous Sclerosis Complex” was written in English and Italian, it was object of publication and awarded as "Best Thesis of the 2014/2015 A.Y." by the Graduation Commission of Medicine and Surgery, University of Rome Tor Vergata.