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Group leader, Reproductive sciences Unit
Paola Vigano’s background is in cell biology with emphasis to the reproductive system cell biology. She obtained her biological degree at the University of Milan in 1989 and a post-graduate residency in Experimental Endocrinology at the School of Pharmacy of the same University in 2000. She obtained her PhD in Prenatal Medicine at the University of Siena in 2003.
Her research activity has been particularly devoted to cellular mechanisms underlying endometrial pathophysiology with a scientific production in the field of endometriosis basic research that has been consistent for over 25 years. She is presently recognized as the 4th world leader in endometriosis by Experscape ranking, Palo Alto. From 2006 to 2009 she has been Deputy Coordinator of ESHRE Special Interest Group in Endometrium and Endometriosis, from 2011 to 2014 Associated Editor of the Human Reproduction Update and is presently Associated Editor of Human Reproduction. She is currently one of the Board Director of the World Endometriosis Society and the President of the Italian Society for Human Reproduction. Now, Paola Viganò is coordinator of the Assisted reproductive technology Laboratory at IRCCS Ospedale San Raffaele and, here, she is the group leader of the Reproductive sciences Unit.
Paola Viganò has published over 200 peer-reviewed papers, review articles and has about 6000 citations.
2006-2008 Consultant for Research activity, Scientific Auxologic Institute, Molecular Biology Laboratory, Milano
1995-2006 Research scientist assistant. Head Reproductive Sciences Lab, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Milano, Milano
1994-1995 Research fellow. Scientific Auxologic Institute, Molecular Biology Laboratory, Milano
1992-1993 Research fellow. Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Gynecologic Endocrinology Laboratory, IRCCS Ospedale San Raffaele
1989-91 Intern. Centre for Reproductive Medicine, Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Gynecologic Endocrinology Laboratory, IRCCS Ospedale San Raffaele
2015-current Associated Editor Human reproduction
2015-current Recognized as the 4th world leaders in endometriosis by expertrate ranking
2011- 2014 Associated Editor Human reproduction update
2014-current Member of ‘fetoscopy’
2008-2010 Member ‘Task Force Basic Scientist in Reproductive Medicine’ of the European Society for Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE)
2009-current Editorial Board ‘J Endometriosis’
2006-2009 Deputy Coordinator of the ‘Special Interest Group (SIG) in Endometrium and endometriosis' of the European Society for Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE)
2007-2010 President ‘Center for Research in Obstetrics and Gynecology’ (CROG), Milano