Project Description

Doctor Davide Gabellini

About: Research Interests Investigation of the role of epigenetic regulation of gene expression in normal muscle biology and in muscular dystrophy using facioscapulohumeral muscular dystrophy (FSHD)as a paradigm. Cellular and animal models of FSHD are used to elucidate the pathway saltered in the disease and to develop and test possible therapeutic approaches.

Education:

2000-2006 Postdoc HHMI, Michael R. Green Lab, University of Massachusetts
Medical School, Worcester, MA, USA
2000 PhD Genetic Sciences University of Pavia, Italy
1992 Undergraduate Full marks and honors (110/110, cum laude) Biological
Sciences University of Pavia, Italy