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Medical educator

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.

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