University of Milan, Italy
Diego Fornasari is an MD, PhD in Pharmacology & Toxicology. He has been post-doctoral fellow at Yale University, New Haven CT, Department of Internal Medicine (1990-1992); Researcher at the National Research Council (CNR), Centre of Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology (1993-1999); Assistant Professor of Pharmacology at University of Milan (1999-2005). He is currently Associate Professor of Pharmacology at University of Milan (since 2005) and Director of the Post-Graduate School in Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology. He is PI of the Molecular Pharmacology and Neurobiology Lab of the University of Milan.
Main research interests: I) Pain pharmacology II) Pharmacology and neurobiology of the Autonomic Nervous System III) Pharmacological approaches to genetic diseases of the autonomic nervous system due to mutations of transcription factors (CCHS Congenital Central Hypoventilation Syndrome, Hirshsprung disease, neuroblastoma) iv) Pharmacogenetics and Pharmacogenomics