Valentina Fossati, PhD

Senior Research Investigator at NYSCF

2009 NYSCF – Druckenmiller Fellow Alumna

PhD, University of Bologna


Dr. Fossati focuses her research on generating iPSC-derived glia cells (astrocytes, oligodendrocytes and microglia) for investigating their involvement in neurodegenerative diseases. In particular, she is developing human cellular models for studying multiple sclerosis and Alzheimer’s disease. Originally joining the NYSCF team as a NYSCF – Helmsley Investigator, she is also a NYSCF – Druckenmiller Postdoctoral Fellow Alumna.

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