Nerve regeneration

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Acting Group leader:  Stefania Raimondo (Stefano Geuna, Rector of the University of Turin)

Giulia Ronchi

Giulia Ronchi

Assistant Professor of Human Anatomy


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Curriculum Vitae

City and date of birth: Vimercate (MI), 27/11/1982
Citizenship: Italian

From January 2013 – until now: Post-doctoral fellowship recipient at the University of Turin working on a project entitled “Role of Neuregulin1 and its receptor ErbB2/ErbB3 in the myelinization and during the peripheral nerve regeneration”.
November 2009-May 2010: exchanging scholar at Washington State Univeristy (Pullman, WA) under the supervision of Dr. Krzysztof Czaja.
January 2009 – December 2012: PhD student in Neuroscience at the University of Turin. Thesis entitled “Experimental study of post‐traumatic peripheral nerve repair”.
Jun 2006-December 2008: fellowship recipient at the University of Turin working on a project focused on different aspects of the peripheral nerve regeneration (microsurgical repair outcome of peripheral nerve related with age and physical exercise, effects of Neuregulin 1 in the peripheral nerve regeneration)
October 2007: Master degree in Neurobiology achieved at the University of Turin (title of Thesis: “Experimental study of the peripheral nerve surgical reconstruction”).
July 2005: Bachelor of Biology. University of Milano-Bicocca (title of the Thesis: “Nicotinic receptors in the Central Nervous system”).

Teaching Activities
2007-2013: Teaching Assistant of Anatomy at the Nursing School, University of Turin.

Technical Competences
Light, laser confocal and electron microscopy.
Immunohistochemistry and Western blot.
RT-PCR and quantitative Real Time PCR
Cell and tissue (DRG explants) culture.
Surgical procedures to induce peripheral nerve damages.
Stereological and morpho-quantitative analysis
Functional tests for motor recovery (grasping test)

Curriculum Vitae