Full Professor of Internal Medicine Department of Clinical and Experimental Sciences
University of Brescia (Italy)
Director Internal Medicine Unit ASST Spedali Civili Brescia|
She participated to the conduction of the prospective large observational Vobarno study (ITALY) and of several randomized multicentre clinical trials in cardiovascular care.
Scientific Referee or Editorial Board Member of several scientific journals: Hypertension, Circulation, JACC, European Heart Journal, Italian Journal of Cardiology, J. Hypertension, Blood Pressure, Journal of Human Hypertension, Int J Cardiology, High Blood Pressure and CV Prevention
Member of several national and international Scientific Societies (including , European Society of Hypertension, European Society of Cardiology, Artery Society (executive Committee), Italian Society of Cardiology, Italian Society of Internal Medicine and Italian Society of Hypertension. —-Member of the Nucleus of the Working Group on peripheral artery disease of the European Society of Cardiology).
Author of about 300 scientific publications – H-index 61.
Main research activity topics:
– The epidemiology of cardiovascular structural and functional abnormalities in a large population sample (Vobarno Study)
– Interrelationships between cardiac, vascular and renal changes and their regression after treatment in essential and secondary hypertension, and in rare diseases.
– Clinical pharmacology and therapeutic use of cardiovascular drugs (hypertension and heart failure)