Feature of the Month – Italy
University of Turin
Enrica Migliore, National and Regional (Piemonte) Fieldwork coordinator. Enrica is an environmental epidemiologist of CEU. She has participated in many population-based studies on respiratory disorders, cancer and air pollution effects.
Lombardia: Istituto Neurologico ‘Carlo Besta’, Milano.
The Foundation of the Carlo Besta Neurological Institute is a regional and national centre of excellence for research and treatment of oncological, degenerative and neurological diseases affecting both children and adults, and is highly active in the field of neurosurgery.
Emilia Romagna: University of Bologna.
The University of Bologna is considered to be the oldest university in the Western world. Its history is intertwined with that of the great names of science and literature, it is a keystone and a point of reference for European culture. The Unit of Occupational Medicine of the University of Bologna has a large experience in conducting occupational and environmental epidemiological studies.
Toscana: Istituto per lo Studio e la Prevenzione Oncologica (ISPO).
Mariangela Farinotti, Regional Fieldwork coordinator. Mariangela is an epidemiologist in the Neuroepidemiology Unit at the Istituto Neurologico ‘Carlo Besta’. She is responsible of the Hospital Cancer Registry and has been involved in many epidemiological studies on neurological diseases.
Patrizia Legittimo, Regional Fieldwork coordinator. Patrizia is an Industrial Hygienist working on environmental and occupational exposure assessment in cancer studies. She has experience in exposure assessment related to electromagnetic fields, UV radiation, asbestos, crystalline silica and wood and leather dust.
Sara Piro, Regional Fieldwork coordinator. Sara is a biologist specializing in clinical biochemistry and she is involved in population-based cancer studies and in gene-environment interaction studies. She has experience in molecular biology, particularly in studies on biomarkers of exposure of early damage in adult and childhood populations exposed to occupational or environmental chemicals.
What is your/your centre’s previous experience with radiation research? And with environmental exposures/epidemiology?
- What are your research interests (beyond MOBI-Kids)?
- What do you think is the most interesting part about MOBI-Kids?