Stefania Mondello, who took part in the ‘Inter-Academy partnership’ (IAP) Young Physician Leaders (YPL) programme in 2018, has emerged as the youngest Professor of Biostatistics at University of Messina (Italy).
One of Interacademy Partnership (IAP) Young Physician Leaders (YPL) alumna, Stefania Mondello, has being promoted to the rank of a full Professor of Biostatistics at the University of Messina (Italy).
Mondello, becomes the first woman to hold this position in the history of the University and the youngest full professor of the field in Italy.
Mondello, renowned physician-scientist
Prof. Mondello is a physician-scientist (MD, MPH, PhD) with extensive experience in clinical neurotrauma, biomarker research and novel statistical analysis methods, coordinating multidisciplinary laboratories and transitional neuroscience research projects as principal investigator and co-investigator.
Her research focuses on the new frontiers of precision medicine: enhancing disease phenotyping by using brain injury biomarkers to tailor therapeutic interventions, based on the individual molecular characteristics and pathobiology of each patient.
Mentoring young science leaders
“In addition to my academic and scientific efforts, as a proud YPL alumna, and member of the Global Young Academy (GYA) and the Global Burden of Disease (GBD) collaborator network, I have been working to support the special role of science through cross-disciplinary talks, interdisciplinary collaboration and data sharing, and to create and promote a global and effective knowledge network and environment for young science leaders,” she said.
“I am very proud of this achievement, but I am also very excited about the new challenges ahead,” she added.
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