After graduation on 1996 at the University of Pavia, she spent a post-graduate fellowship at the Vrije Universiteit of Amsterdam in Laboratory of Molecular Neurobiology. In the 1999/2000 she received a grant from University of Pavia for the research about ‘The role of apoptosis in the stability of advanced coronary human atherosclerotic plaques’.
She obtained on 2001 a Master in Techniques of microscopy analysis in Biology at University of Pavia and on 2002 she achieved the PhD in Cellular and Animal Biology at University of Pavia. She spent Post-doctoral fellows at the University of Pavia since 2007. From 2008 to present time has a permanent position at Humanitas Research Hospital as Assistant Researcher Technician. Her current research focusses on the liver environment and the molecular mechanisms determining tumor development and progression; including cellular immunology, genetics, and metabolomics of both primary and metastatic liver cancer.