Speakers: Francesca Fioredda
Dr. Francesca Fioredda is a senior doctor of the Hemato-Oncology team of IRCCS Ospedale Giannina Gaslini, Genova Italy. She gained her medical degree and double specializations in Infectious Disease and Pediatrics in 1993 and 1999 respectively. Dr Fioredda spent the first twelve years of her career in the Infectious Disease ward of Giannina Gaslini Hospital managing patients and developing research projects mainly on pediatric HIV /HCV infections and supporting the activity of the European Registries. Since 2020 she joined the Hematology Unit, where she is operating now. Her commitments are both clinical and scientific. Dr Fioredda area of expertise is represented by congenital bone marrow failure and autoimmune cytopenias with a particular focus on Neutropenia.
The main achievements acquired over time are the leadership of the Italian Neutropenia Registry (founded in 2004) and the coordination of the Italian project on Auto-Immune Lymphoprolipherative Syndrome and of the newborn Italian Registry of Telomers Diseases.
These projects converge in the activities of the Bone Marrow Failure Working Group of AIEOP (Associazione Italiana Ematologia Oncologia Pediatrica) which she has been coordinating since 2018.
As for external collaboration, she is in the board of Granulocytes & constitutional marrow failure disorders study Group of EHA and she has contributed to a couple of projects within the Severe Aplastic Anemia Working Party of the EBMT (European Group of Blood and Bone Marrow Transplantation)
In the last two years, Dr Fioredda is actively involved in European Net-INNOCHRON which is a big project on a different aspect of Neutropenia.