Alessandra Silvestri

researcher

Alessandra Silvestri

Postdoc Fellow

She graduated in Veterinary Biotechnology at the University of Milan and gained her PhD in Molecular Medicine and Molecular Oncology at the European Institute of Oncology – SEMM in Milan. She started her post-doc in Maria Rescigno’s group in 2020 working in a joined academic-industrial environment, exploring the effect of an innovative medical device for the treatment of metabolic diseases.

Her work mainly focuses on the identification of therapeutic tools to treat disorders impacting the gut-liver axis, targeting the gut microbiota and intestinal barriers permeability.