Francesca Carubbi

M.D. Ph.D., University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
Metabolic Internal Medicine Unit, Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria of Modena, Italy.

Professor Carubbi is an expert in rare lysosomal diseases and lipid metabolism. She is Head of the Regional referral Centre for Rare Lysosomal and Liver Diseases at University Hospital of Modena and is responsible for the management of adult patients with several inborn errors of metabolism.

By training, prof. Carubbi is a graduate M.D., a gastroenterologist and internist and holds a Ph.D. degree in Hepatology. She was assistant professor at the Division of Hepatic Diseases, New York University N.Y., U.S. She is currently working as a physician and faculty at the Medical school of the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, as an associate professor in Dietetics and Nutrition in the Department of Biomedical, Metabolic and Neural sciences, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia. She is the Director of the postgraduate school in Nutritional sciences of the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy.

Her main scientific interest is liver metabolism, particularly lipid metabolism, hepatic diseases and lysosomal disorders. She participates in the Italian and European study group on Gaucher disease, in the Italian study group on Glycogen storage disorders and the European Atherosclerosis society. She has authored many peer-reviewed publications in these fields.