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Pier Andrea Serra

Pier Andrea Serra, Italian pharmacologist, educator. Recipient Best Science Production award, Premium Region Autonoma Sardegna, 2007.


  • Serra, Pier Andrea was born on August 5, 1971 in Sassari, Sardinia, Italy. Son of Sebastiano Serra and Salvatorica Cuccureddu.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Medicine, University Sassari, 1998. Doctor of Philosophy in Pharmacology and Toxycology, University Sassari, 2001.


    • Postdoctoral fellow pharmacology University Sassari, 2002—2003, associate professor pharmacology, since 2005. Postdoctoral fellow neuroanalytical chemistry University College Dublin, Ireland, 2004—2005. Corporal Infantry Italian Army, 1999—2000, Sardinia.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include research in neurodegenerative diseases. Research in microsensors and biosensors for neurochemical monitoring of neurotransmitters. Research in microdialysis for neurochemical monitoring of neurotransmitters.

      Research in adult neural stem cells neurochemical characterization in vitro. Design of dual microdialysis probe for in vitro neurochemical monitoring. Design of bioelectronic and biotelemetric devices for neurochemical monitoring of neurotransmitters.


    Denomination: Roman Catholic


    • Married Gaia Rocchitta, May 26, 2007. Children: Paolo, Luca.
    • father: Sebastiano Serra
    • mother: Salvatorica Cuccureddu
    • spouse: Gaia Rocchitta
    • children: Paolo Serra
    • Luca Serra
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    Born August 5, 1971
    (age 46)
    • 1998
      University Sassari
    • 2001
      University Sassari
    • 2004 - 2005
      postdoctoral fellow, neuroanalytical chemistry University College Dublin