Scopus ID 7004130427
Prof. Murgia obtained the MD degree in 1981 and specialized in Endocrinology (1984) and Pediatrics (1995) at the School of Medicine, University of Padua. She also obtained a PhD in Developmental Sciences. In 1985 Prof. Murgia moved to Philadelphia where she worked as PostDoctoral Fellow at the Dept. of Human Genetics, University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine until 1991 before coming back to Padova where she is Principal Investigator of the Molecular Genetics of Neurodevelopment Laboratory and Associate Professor of Medical Genetics, Pediatrics, Schools of Medicine, Speech Therapy and Psychology.
Prof. Murgia has authored 58 full papers that have been published in international peer-reviewed and indexed scientific journals. During her academic career, Prof. Murgia’s laboratory has been supported by National and EU Research Grants as a Primary Investigator/collaborator, most notably AIRC; Ricerca Sanitaria Finalizzata Regione Veneto; COFIN/PRIN; (GENDEAF); EuroRett Project: European Consortium for the study of Rett Syndrome and Fondazione Cariplo.
Memberships scientific societies: American Society of Human Genetics (ASHG); European Society of Human Genetics (ESHG); Italian Society of Human Genetics (SIGU).
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