Nerve regeneration

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

Giulia Ronchi

Giulia Ronchi

Associate Professor of Human Anatomy


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Curriculum Vitae

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


From Dec 2021: Associate Professor Department of Clinical and Biological Sciences (University of Torino, Italy)

Jul 2017 - Dec 2021: Assistant Professor, Department of Clinical and Biological Sciences (University of Torino, Italy)

Jan 2013 - Jul 2017: Post-doctoral fellowship recipient (University of Torino, Italy) 

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

From 2017 - present: Professor of Human Anatomy (Master's Degree in Medicine and Surgery and Bachelor’s degree in Nursing, University of Torino, Italy)
2017-2018: Professor of Human Anatomy (Bachelor’s degree in Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Torino, Italy)
2013-2017: Contract Professor of Human Anatomy (Bachelor’s degree in Motor Sciences, University of Torino, Italy) 
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