Dr Chiara Pizzamigli
Dr Chiara Pizzamiglio completed her training in Medicine and Neurology at the University of Milan and Novara (Italy). During her Neurology Residency, she developed a strong interest in neuromuscular disorders and subsequently completed her training program with an 8-month attachment to the MRC Centre for Neuromuscular diseases, The National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery, London.
She successfully secured a Clinical Research Fellowship to pursue a PhD in mitochondrial diseases at the Queen Square Institute of Neurology in January 2020. She is part of the mitochondrial service and she is involved in the service’s clinical activities, including recruitment of patients with mitochondrial disorders for clinical trials. Her research project will focus on rare and novel disease-causing genes linked to cardiolipin and phospholipid metabolism, in addition to genotype-phenotype studies and clinical trials in mitochondrial disorders.