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Rocky Strollo

Post-doctoral Research Fellow and Endocrinologist Physician
Universit√° Campus Bio-Medico, Rome, Italy

Research Interests

  • Development of novel biomarkes of type 1 diabetes (e.g. based on oxidative post-translational modifications of insulin)
  • Study of the role of oxidatively modified insulin in type 1 diabetes pathogenesis
  • Biomarkers of impaired bone metabolism in diabetes

Academic Career

  • 2009: MD degree
  • 2013: “Di Mario“ Award, Italian Diabetes Society
  • 2014: International PhD Doctorate
  • 2015: PI of the EFSD/JDRF/Lilly grant programme
  • 2015: Co-PI of a JDRF innovative grant
  • 2016: Postdoctoral Diploma in Endocrinology
  • 2016: Post-doctoral research fellowship
  • 2017: Co-PI of a JDRF SRA grant
  • 2017: “Navalesi“ Award, Italian Diabetes Society
  • 2018: National scientific qualification award as Associate Professor of Endocrinology

Goals

  • To obtain full academic independence
  • To develop and test novel approaches for type 1 diabetes prevention and prediction in order to improve patients’ health and quality of life of patients and families