Full Professor, ‘Federico II’ University of Naples
Authored 500+ peer reviewed publications. Her current areas of research include molecular basis and clinical treatment of tumors in the region of the hypothalamus-pituitary and neuroendocrine tumors. Consequences of deficiency and excess of GH and IGF-I on the cardiovascular system. Endocrine consequences in survivors of malignant neoplasia. Insulin resistance and cancer. Secondary osteoporosis. Endocrine consequences of bariatric surgery in obesity.
She is affiliated with numerous medical societies, including Italian Society of Endocrinology; Italian Society of Andrology and Sexual Medicine Medical Association Doctors Endocrinologists, Endocrine Society; European Neuroendocrine Association, European Neuroendocrine Tumors; European Society of Endocrinology.