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Alberto Falorni Edit Profile

researcher , Medical educator

Alberto Falorni, Italian medical educator, researcher. Achievements include patents for optimization of in planta expression of human autoantigen GAD65; development of radioimmunoassay for GAD65 autoantibodies and 21OH autoantibodies; research in epidemiology, pathogenesis, genetics and clinics of autoimmune Addison's disease; research in pathophysiology of primary ovarian insufficiency.

Background

Falorni, Alberto was born on March 15, 1964 in Pisa, Italy. Son of Adriano Falorni and Liliana Brugnoli.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, University Perugia, Italy, 1990. Doctor of Philosophy, Karolinksa Institute, Stockholm, 1996.

Career

Research associate Trancel Company, Santa Ana, California, 1991—1992, University Perugia, 1995—2002, assistant professor internal medicine, since 2002. JDFI fellow & visiting scientist Karolinska Institute, 1992—1995. Coordinator Italian Addison Network, Perugia, 1999—2008.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patents for optimization of in planta expression of human autoantigen GAD65. Development of radioimmunoassay for GAD65 autoantibodies and 21OH autoantibodies. Research in epidemiology, pathogenesis, genetics and clinics of autoimmune Addison's disease.

    Research in pathophysiology of primary ovarian insufficiency.

Membership

Member of Italian Society Diabetology, Italian Society Endocrinology (member science committee since 2007).

Connections

Married Catharina Scharp, August 15, 1998. Children: Cecilia, Sofia.

father:
Adriano Falorni

mother:
Liliana Brugnoli

spouse:
Catharina Scharp

children:
Cecilia Falorni

Sofia Falorni