Elena Ambrosino

Dr. Elena Ambrosino has a degree in Medical Biotechnology (summa cum laude) from the University of Torino Medical School (Torino, Italy), a PhD with distinction in Immunology and Cellular Biology for the work she performed at the National Institutes of Health (Bethesda, USA), and an Advanced Master in International Health from the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute (Basel, Switzerland and TropEd Network).

Her research experience spans across disciplines (infectious diseases, cancer and maternal/reproductive health) and countries, with wet lab and field research conducted in Italy, France, USA, Sierra Leone, Tanzania and Burkina Faso. She furthermore has consultancy experience in Mexico, Angola, Mozambique and with several other international partners. Her domain is global health research and teaching, with focus on reproductive health, maternal health, infectious diseases and biomedical innovations.