Francesca Simonelli

Francesca Simonelli

Francesca Simonelli was born in Nola, Italy on April 25, 1959. She received the degree in Medicine and Surgery with laudem (honors) on 1983 from the University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy. She completed her residency in Ophthalmology in 1987 at the School of Medicine of the University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy.

She is Full Professor of Ophthalmology at the Multidisciplinary Department of Medical, Surgical and Dental Sciences of the University of Campania Luigi Vanvitelli, Naples, Italy. She has authored or coauthored about 100 journal and conference papers in the field of Ophthalmology.

Prof. Simonelli is a member of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, President of the Italian Society of Ophthalmologic Genetics, Member of the “Eye Working Group” of the Telethon Institute of Genetics and Medicine (TIGEM), Member of the National Fighting Blindness Committee of the Italian Ministry of Health, Member of the Italian Society of Ophthalmology, President of the Scientific Committee of Retina Italia Onlus.



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