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Life Science Zurich Young Scientist Network

Sara Oppi

Sara Oppi, M.Sc.

  • Former active member

Sara Oppi, 1991, obtained her Master in Molecular Biology in February 2016 at the University of Milan. She performed a master thesis in the laboratory of Stem Cell Biology and Pharmacology of Neurodegenerative Disease in Milan, under the supervision of Elena Cattaneo. In the same year, Sara started her PhD at the Centre for Molecular Cardiology, University of Zurich, in the group of Prof. Dr. med. Thomas F. Lüscher. Her research addresses the molecular and metabolic signalling in the pathogenesis of atherosclerosis, with a particular focus on the role of transcriptional regulators that mediate the macrophages inflammation in the early phase of the disease. Sara joined the LSZYSN in April 2018. In her leisure time she likes running, swimming and hiking.