Serena Gasperini, MD, pediatrician. Director of the Center for Rare Diseases at the University of Milano Bicocca, Pediatric Department, Fondazione MBBM, San Gerardo Hospital, Monza, Italy.
Center for Rare diseases University of Milano Bicocca, Pediatric Department, Fondazione MBBM, San Gerardo Hospital, Monza, Italy
MD Gasperini earned the medical degree cum laude and the Pediatrics residency at the University of Florence in 2000.
From 2002 until 2011, MD Gasperini participated with different roles, mainly laboratory and clinical coordination, in the expanded newborn screening and neurometabolic disorders for Tuscany and Umbria regions in Florence at Meyer Children Hospital.
She has a large experience in diagnosis, treatment and follow-up of patients diagnosed by newborn screening where she worked as physician in the Metabolic and Neuromuscular disorders Unit and in Pediatric Neurology Department.
She participated to many clinical trials (especially for lysosomal storage disorders) and she wrote many published scientific papers and book chapters.
From 2011, MD Gasperini works in the metabolic unit of Monza Hospital to manage metabolic scientific research and clinical service.
MD Gasperini manages a multidisciplinary team and the key stake holders are data managers, dieticians, nurses, psychologist, child neurologist and secretary.
She built a large knowledge in all the metabolic diseases: lysosomal storage diseases (MPS, Pompe disease, Fabry, Gaucher, Niemann Pick), urea cycle disorders and other aminoacidopathies, organic acidurias, fatty acids oxydation defects, glycogen storage diseases and glycosylation defects.
From 2015 until nowadays, MD Gasperini managed the expanded newborn screening for Lombardia region in Monza at Pediatric department.