Eng. Silvia Scaglione
President and Chief Scientific Officer
Researcher, founder, and Chief Scientist of React4life.
In 2005 she received a PhD in Bioengineering at the University of Genoa, Italy. In 2004 she was a Visiting Scientist at the University Hospital of Basel, Switzerland.
Since 2010 Silvia Scaglione is a Permanent Researcher at the National Council of Research (CNR) and head of the Laboratory of Tissue Engineering CNR-IEIIT in Genoa, currently consisting of 1 post-Doc, 2 PhD-students, 2 master students, 1 technician and 1 senior research associate.
She is the author of more than 80 international peer-reviewed papers, book chapters, author of 7 patents.
She is responsible for some national and international research projects, and coordinator of a Future Emerging Technology (FET-OPEN) H2020 project entitled “Modeling spontaneous Breast cancer metastasis TO the Bone with a first-of-its-kind 3D device that recapitulates physiological tissue-level complexity -B2B”.
Recently she has been appointed EIC Ambassador by Jean David Malo, the Director of the European Innovation Council, as evidence of her ability to successfully carry out basic research while generating a tangible impact on society.