Dr. Francesca Briganti is a molecular biologist interested in understanding the molecular causes of human diseases and in using this knowledge to design targeted therapeutic strategies. She is a postdoctoral scholar in the Mercola lab. She is extending her training in the cardiac physiology, high-throughput screenings, and drug development.
Dr. Briganti received her PhD jointly from the European Molecular Biology Laboratory and the University of Heidelberg. During her PhD she studied new targeted therapeutic approaches for Dilated Cardiomyopathy. She identified a new potential therapeutic strategy that has been published and patented.
Dr. Briganti received her B.Sc and M. Sc in Genetics and Molecular Biology with honors from the University of Rome La Sapienza, Rome, Italy. During a three years internship in Prof. Bozzoni's lab she studied the role of alternative splicing modulation in the pathogenesis and treatment of Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy.
Doctor of Philosophy, Ruprecht Karl Universitat Heidelberg (2018)
Master of Science, Universita Degli Studi Di Roma (2014)
Bachelor of Science, Universita Degli Studi Di Roma (2012)