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Sandra Mazzoli

educator , microbiologist

Sandra Mazzoli, Italian microbiologist, educator. Recipient Best Research prize, European Urology Association, 2008; Research grant, American Prostatitis Foundation, 2000, 2002, 2007, Sanofi aventis, 2008, 2009. Member of International Society Mucosal Immunology, EAU European Association Urology (Best Poster award 2009, Best Research prize 2008, Best Poster prize 2010), International Papillomavirus Society IPV.

Background

Mazzoli, Sandra was born on November 28, 1950 in Pesaro, Italy. Daughter of Sante Mazzoli and Ada Vitali.

Education

Laurea in Biology, University Firenze, Italy, 1975. Specialization Post-Laurea in Microbiology, University Pisa, Italy, 1979.

Career

Director STDS center S. M. Annunziata Hospital, Antella, Italy, since 1980. Contract professor microbiology University Firenze, 2004—2009. Invited professor lecturer Tubingen University, Germany, 1998.

Visiting professor & research collaboration Bengurion University Negev, Virology Unit, Beer Sheva, Israel, 1978—1981. Invited professor lecturer branch seminar & research collaborations National Institutes of Health, National Cancer Institute, Immunology Branch, Bethesda, Maryland, 1997—2001. Invited professor lecturer Minnesota University, DPT Urology, Minneapolis, 2000—2001, Prostatitis Center, Tucson, 1999—2000, 2002, 04.

Invited professor lecturer & research collaborations South Florida University, Tampa, since 2004. Invited professor lecturer and research collaborations Giessen University, Dpt. of Urology, Giessen, Germany, since 2006. Research project director Sexually Transmitted Diseases Center, Advanced Systems Limited 10 Firenze, since 2008.

Achievements

  • Achievements include discovery of specific anti Human Immunodeficiency Virus mucosal IgA in exposed seronegative people. Research in chlamydia trachomatis mucosal IgA and inflammatory markers (cytokines ) in prostatitis and upper genital tract infections. Research in mycoplasmata and prostatitis.

    Research in Sexually Transmitted Diseases in adolescents of Florence. Research in Human papillomavirus vaccination in male adolescents in Florence. Research in Human papillomavirus as cause of superficial bladder cancer.

    Research in chlamydia pneumoniae in myocardial infarction. Research in virus as cause of prostatitis.

Membership

Member of International Society Mucosal Immunology, EAU European Association Urology (Best Poster award 2009, Best Research prize 2008, Best Poster prize 2010), International Papillomavirus Society IPV.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Travel, gardening, antiquities collectionist, reading, loves cats.

Connections

Married Domenico Gianarro, February 11, 1984. 1 child Andrea Gianarro.

father:
Sante Mazzoli

mother:
Ada Vitali

spouse:
Domenico Gianarro

child:
Andrea Gianarro Mazzoli