Regulation of iron metabolism

Laura Silvestri

Laura Silvestri

Location: DIBIT1 A3, Floor 4, Room 83

Project leader, Regulation of iron metabolism Unit
Adjunct professor, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University

After graduating in “Chimica e Tecnologia Farmaceutiche”, LS obtained her PhD in Biotechnology at the “Università degli Studi”, Milan, Italy.

She completed her postdoctoral training at the San Raffaele Scientific Institute in Milan, Italy, in the “Molecular mechanisms in neurodegenerative disorders” Unit.

In 2015, she moved to the “Regulation of Iron Metabolism" Unit” as a senior post-doc and then as a research associate.

In 2016, she was appointed as Project leader.

She is an internationally recognized expert in the field of iron metabolism. LS is actively involved in the following international societies:

-          the American Society of Hematology (as a member and then as Chair of the Scientific Committee on Iron and Heme, ASH; 2019-2023);

-          the European Hematology Association (committee member of the Scientific Working Group on Red cells and Iron).