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Sonia Scarfì

Sonia Scarfì, Italian biochemist, educator. Achievements include patents for potential anti-inflammatory drugs, new stem cells growth factors, diagnostic method to evaluate toxicity of industrial silica dusts. Grant, Regione Liguria, 2005.

Background

  • Scarfì, Sonia was born on September 11, 1969 in Genoa, Italy. Daughter of Giovanni Franco Scarfì and Francesca Ursino.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Philosophy in Biotechnology Applied to Biochemistry, University Milano, 1998.

    Career

    • Senior researcher MTA-Biotech Company, Genoa, 2000—2003. Postdoc University Genova, 2004, researcher, part-time professor biochemistry, since 2006. Researcher, laboratory head Advanced Biotechnology Center, 2004—2005.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include patents for potential anti-inflammatory drugs, new stem cells growth factors, diagnostic method to evaluate toxicity of industrial silica dusts.

    Connections

    • Married Michele Castelnovi, June 8, 1996. 1 child Edoardo Castelnovi.
    • father: Giovanni Franco Scarfì
    • mother: Francesca Ursino
    • spouse: Michele Castelnovi
    • child: Edoardo Castelnovi Scarfì
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    Born September 11, 1969
    (age 48)
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    • 1998
      University Milano
    • 2003
      Senior, researcher MTA-Biotech Company
      Genoa, Nevada, United States
    • 2004 - 2005
      researcher, Advanced Biotechnology Center
    • 2004 - 2005
      laboratory head, Advanced Biotechnology Center

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