Dr. Rossella Parini,

Is presently consultant for the Adult Rare Metabolic Diseases Unit at the San Gerardo Hospital of the University of Milano-Bicocca in Monza, Italy and for gene therapy trials in lysosomal storage disorders at San Raffaele Hospital, TIGET, Milano, Italy.
Previously, until February 2016, she has worked as head of the Pediatric Rare Metabolic Diseases Unit in the Department of Paediatrics of the San Gerardo Hospital in Monza. The Unit followed about 400 patients, and participated in several phase three clinical trials for new therapies in lysosomal storage disorders and in other multicentre clinical research studies, both independent and Companies coordinated.
She is specialized in Pediatrics, Neonatology and Medical Genetics and received post-graduate trainings in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit of the Cornell University in New York, NY, USA (prof P.A.M. Auld) as well as in Clinique de Génétique Médicale, Hôpital Necker-Enfants Malades in Paris, France working with prof Jean-Marie Saudubray.
Since the beginning of her career, Dr Parini has regularly participated in teaching activites (seminars, lessons) for medical students and attendees of the Post-graduate School of Pediatrics.
Dr Parini has partecipated to and personally organized many updating courses regarding metabolic disorders addressed to Italian and European specialists or general practitioners and pediatric nurses. She is (co-)author of about 40 publications in peer-reviewed journals in the last 5 years.