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Prof. Salviati received his MD degree cum Laude from the University of Padua in 1995 and completed his residency in Pediatrics in 1999. From 1999 to 2002, he worked as a clinical research fellow in the laboratories of Eric A. Schon and Billi Di Mauro at the Houston-Merritt Center for Inherited Myopathies and Mitochondrial Diseases at the Dept. of Neurology, Columbia University, New York, focusing his research on mitochondrial disorders in particular on the biogenesis of Cytochrome c Oxidase. He received his PhD in Developmental Biology from the University of Padua in 2004. In 2005, he was appointed assistant Professor of Medical Genetics at the University of Padua, then in 2014 he became associate Professor of Medical Genetics and in 2019 he was appointed full Professor and Director of the Clinical Genetics Unit, Azienda Ospedale Università Padova. Since 2015, he is the director of the Medical Genetics Residency program.
He is also the supervisor of the molecular diagnostics laboratory. Prof. Salviati has started his own research group in 2005 focusing on mitochondrial and neurometabolic disorders, with particular focus on Coenzyme Q deficiency. The group has joined IRP since the end of 2013. Prof. Salviati is the recipient of national and international grants for more than 2M €. Overall, he has co-authored 143 peer-reviewed articles with more than 6000 citations and an h-index of 44 (according to Scopus). Total impact factor is over 800 points (ISI 2019).