Giuliana Guggino, Italy

Giuliana Guggino is Assistant Professor in Rheumatology at University of Palermo, and she also currently serves as Medical Doctor in the Rheumatologic section of Policlinico Paolo Giaccone University Hospital, Palermo, Italy, where she has been since 2009. During 2007 and 2013 she was a Visiting Researcher at the Immunoregulation and Transplantation Department, Guy’s Hospital, London, UK. She received her Ph.D. in Immunopharmacology from University of Palermo in 2014. From 2005 to 2009 she also worked at the Immugen laboratory and then at  Central laboratory of Advanced Diagnosis and Biomedical Research, Policlinico Paolo Giaccone Hospital, Palermo, Italy.

Her research interests span both Immunology and Rheumatology fields. Much of her work has been on improving the understanding of the pathogenesis of immune mediated disorders, particularly focusing on Spondyloarthritis, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Sjogren’s Syndrome and Fibromyalgia.

She has given numerous talks and tutorials.

She is co-author of several papers published on international peer-reviewed journals.