Laura Ghezzi


Laura Ghezzi is a Neurologist with a strong research interest in understanding inflammatory and immune-mediated mechanisms involved in the pathogenesis of multiple sclerosis (MS). She completed her medical degree and neurology residency at the University of Milan, Italy. In 2015, during her residency, she joined the group of Dr Laura Piccio at Washington University in St Louis, USA, where she spent 18 months performing research on the effects of intermittent fasting in preclinical MS models and in people with MS. During this period, she developed her passion for Neuroimmunology. In 2019, she went back to Washington University as a post-doctoral fellow in the Neurology Department supported by a fellowship from Fondazione Italiana Sclerosi Multipla (FISM). In 2020, she was awarded a three-year post-doctoral fellowship from the National MS Society to work on a project focused on mucosal associated invariant T cells in MS.