University of Rome “Tor Vergata”
Dept. Experimental Medicine
Bldg F Nord, Room F88 (ground floor)
Via Montpellier 1, 00133 Rome
Tel: +39 06 7259 6465/6385
Dr Valeria Gasperi is a research fellow in Biochemistry at the Department of Experimental Medicine and Surgery, University of Rome “Tor Vergata,” since 2008. She completed her post-doc training at the University of Teramo between 2005 and 2008. She received a Doctoral degree in Medical Biotechnology in 2001 at the University of Naples Federico II and the Ph.D. degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology in 2005 at the University of Rome “Tor Vergata.” She works on endocannabinoid signalling in the central nervous system and peripheral tissues. More recently, she has focused on regulation of megakaryocytic differentiation and platelet cell death by endocannabinoids. She has published 35 peer-reviewed papers and contributed to 1 book on endocannabinoids.