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Alessandra Fierabracci

Alessandra Fierabracci, Italian medical educator. Achievements include patents pending for detection of GAD65 autoreactive T cells in newly diagnosed type 1 diabetic patients and the prediabetic period. Research grant, British Diabetic Associate, 1994, Italian Ministry Health, since 2001, Federazione Italiana Ricerca Biomedica, 2003-2005.

Background

  • Fierabracci, Alessandra Daughter of Mino Fierabracci and Anna Maria Tognetti.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Medicine, School Medicine University Pisa, Italy, 1986. Doctor of Philosophy in Immunology, Queen Mary Westfield College, University London, 1996. Doctor in Experimental Pathology, School Medicine University Florence, Italy, 1997.

    Career

    • Lecturer Queen Mary Westfield College University London, 1997—2000. Visiting research assistant professor Children's Hospital University Pittsburgh, 1999. Senior scientist Children's Hospital Bambino Gesù, since 2001.

      Honorary professor University Siena, Italy, since 2004, University Pisa, Italy, since 2007.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include patents pending for detection of GAD65 autoreactive T cells in newly diagnosed type 1 diabetic patients and the prediabetic period.

    Membership

    Bioethics Catholic Medical Associate, Rome, 1987—2009. Member of European Associate Studies Diabetes, General Medical Council United Kingdom, Italian Medical Society Great Britain, British Society Immunology, British Diabetic Associate.

    Connections

    • father: Mino Fierabracci
    • mother: Anna Maria Tognetti
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    • 1986
      School Medicine University Pisa
    • 1996
      Queen Mary Westfield College
    • 1997
      School Medicine University Florence
    • 1997
      Lecturer, Queen Mary Westfield College University London
    • 1999
      visiting research assistant, professor Children's Hospital University Pittsburgh
    • 2001
      senior, scientist Children's Hospital Bambino Ges+
    • 2004
      honorary professor, University Siena
      Italy
    • 2007
      honorary professor, University Siena
      Italy