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Olivia Manfrini

Assistant professor

Department of Experimental, Diagnostic and Specialty Medicine - DIMES

Academic discipline: MED/11 Cardiovascular Diseases

Curriculum vitae

She graduated from Bologna University Medical School with full honors, and passed with full honors the Postgraduate Boards in Internal Medicine at Bologna University Medical School.

From 2000 she started to be interested in cardiovascular research. She spent some time at the NIH, NHLBI (Bethesda, MD, USA), and then at the Brown University (RI, USA), where in 2002, she begun to work with optical coherence tomography for feasibility and safety of its application to intravascular imaging. Now she works at the University of Bologna where she teaches at the graduate course and postgraduate course, and performs clinical research focusing on the pathophysioloy of acute coronary syndrome. She is the author of several manuscripts. The relevance of her research is documented by over many presentations at prestigious international congress as ACC, AHA and ESC. She is Member of the American Heart Association (Council of Circulation and Council of Basic Cardiovascular Sciences), and the American Physiology Society and Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology.