Francesca Forno


I completed bachelor degree in biological sciences from University of Naples (2014). My thesis title was “New markers of cardiovascular risk in patients with chronic autoimmune inflammatory rheumatic disease (M.A.R.I.C.A.)”. After that, I did a specialization course in same university on “Food hygiene, nutrition and wellness”. I completed my Master degree in 2016 from University of Naples “Federico II. Title of my thesis was “Validation of an animal model of AD based on aging, Role of integrin-linked kinase (ILK) as a marker for AD “. During my master I studied one year in University of Alcala’ de Henares (UAH) Madrid, Spain under Erasmus Exchange Program. For brief period I also worked on study grant from UAH, the grant title was “Genetic and epigenetic mechanisms of refractory obsessive compulsive disorder: development and validation of a cell model by programming”. After finishing master, I also did short training from department of Neuroscience, University of Naples “Federico II” (Oct 2016-Apr 2017). Since May 2017, I am recipient of Marie Sklodowska-Curie research fellowship and working as PhD research scholar under supervision of Professor Boaz Tirosh in School of Pharmacy, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel.