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Domenico Tricò

PhD Student in Translational Medicine
Sant'Anna School of Advanced Studies, Pisa, Italy

Research Interests

  • Primary insulin hypersecretion and β cell dysfunction in the progression of type 2 diabetes
  • Impact of macronutrients on glucose homeostasis
  • Pathophysiology of hypoglycemia

Academic Career

  •  University of Pisa (Italy)
    • Degree in Medicine (2012)
    • Board Certification in Internal Medicine (2018)
  • Sant‘Anna School of Advanced Studies (Pisa, Italy)
    • Postgraduate Diploma in Medicine (2014)
    • PhD Programme in Translational Medicine (2017-present)
  • Yale University (CT, USA)
    • Postdoctoral Fellowship (2016-2017)
  • University of Adelaide (Australia)
    • Research Scholarship (2013)
  • “Galeno“ SID Award for Young Investigators (2018)
  • “Umberto Di Mario“ SID Award (2015)


  • Develop first-hand knowledge and experience by pursuing an original research project under the guidance of a leading clinical diabetologist
  • Strengthen my clinical and research skills by attending advanced training courses
  • Disseminate my research findings and develop new collaborative research projects through an active participation in international scientific meetings