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Dr. Paola Ricciardi-Castagnoli

Portrait of Dr. Paola Ricciardi-Castagnoli
Professor Paola Castagnoli is presently the Scientific Director of the A*STAR centre of Immunology SIgN and she is on leave of absence as Chair of Immunology and General Pathology at the University of Milano-Bicocca, Milan in Italy. From 1975-1998 she was a member of the National Research Council and has been a Visiting Scientist at MIT and a postdoctoral fellow at Stanford University. She is an EMBO member. She has been awarded by the European Union a prestigious Marie Curie Chair at the Institute Pasteur of Paris where she was also a member of the Scientific Council. Since 2002 she has been the President of the European Network of Immunology Institutes (ENII). She has been part of European Networks of Excellence supported by the EU and she serves as a member of the SAB of several academic and nonacademic Research Institutes. She is part of the Editorial Board and ExCo of international scientific journals. With her research group she has published 165 papers in extenso in international peer reviewed journals.

Symposium Presentation:
Immune regulatory role of dendritic cells during sterile and non-sterile inflammation