University of Ferrara

University of Ferrara

The University of Ferrara is one of the oldest in Italy and was founded in 1391 by Marquis Alberto V d'Este, with the permission of Pope Boniface IX. The first courses were inaugurated Arts, Theology and Law, in which teachers taught from the beginning of renown, such as Bartholomew Saliceto, Prince of Jurists, Guarino Guarini of Verona, which had among its pupils the future Pope Pius II, Enea Silvio Piccolomini.

Today at the University of Ferrara there are 60 degree programs , across eight faculties: Law, Medicine, Science, Pharmacy, Engineering, Architecture, Literature, Philosophy and Economics. Along with its wide range of degree courses, the University of Ferrara supports a number of proposals for post-graduate training .

Address
Via Savonarola, 9
Ferrara
44121
Italy


Website www.unife.it

 

Luciano Merlini Luciano Merlini

Luciano Merlini MD (Neurologist): formerly chief of the Neuromuscular Unit of the IOR, Bologna, now works as neuromuscular consultant in the Medical Genetic Unit of the University of Ferrara.

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Alessandra Ferlini Alessandra Ferlini

Alesandra Ferlini is a professor in medical genetics, director of the Medical Genetics section at the University of Ferrara (Italy), and coordinator of the EU funded BIO-NMD project. Her experience is in genetics of muscular disorders, and leads both research and innovative molecular diagnosis projects.  Within the context of the EU, she is member of TREAT-NMD ethical committee, of the European NeuroMuscular Centre , and partner of the NMD-CHIP EU project. She is granted by the Telethon Italy and other National funds.

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Francesca  Gualandi Francesca Gualandi

Dr Francesca Gualandi is a Senior Consultant in Molecular Genetics, she has a broad experience in molecular diagnosis of genetic disorders

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Matteo Bovolenta Matteo Bovolenta

Dr Matteo Bovolenta is a biotechnologist with specific skill in array designing and diagnostic genomic studies technical innovation.

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