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Caterina Conte

Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine
Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan, Italy

Research Interests

  • Mechanisms underlying obesity-related metabolic alterations (insulin resistance, NAFLD, type 2 diabetes)
  • Glucose metabolism and bone health
  • Metabolic and bariatric surgery

Academic Career

  • 2018 – present: Assistant Professor of Medicine, Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, Milan (IT)
  • 2018-2019: travel grants from the Italian Society of Diabetology (SID)
  • 2016 – present: Consultant, Internal Medicine, San Raffaele Hospital, Milan (IT)
  • 2016: PhD (Thesis: Vitamin D and insulin resistance: casualty or causality?), Universit√† Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome (IT)
  • 2015: Young Investigator Award, Italian Society of Osteoporosis, Mineral Metabolism and Skeletal Diseases (SIOMMMS)
  • 2012: Board certification in Internal Medicine
  • 2009-2010: Visiting Researcher, Washington University in St. Louis, USA
  • 2006: MD, Sapienza Universit√† di Roma, Rome (IT)


Being mentored by a leading European clinical diabetologist will provide a unique opportunity for me to:

  • develop my specific research focus
  • advance my research independence
  • establish a network of international research contacts…
  • …while continuing to practice clinical diabetology.