Anna Carobene, specialized in clinical chemistry, is currently working at the Laboratory of Standardization in Clinical Chemistry, of San Raphael Hospital, in Milan, Italy.

She is a member of the Biological Variation Working Group of the European Federation of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine (EFLM). She designed the European Biological Variation Study (EuBIVAS), to update the BV data for different measurands. She works in the Task Group on Biological Variation Database, with the aim to generate a new BV database. She is also a full member of the Committee on Proficiency Testing (C-PT) of the International Federation of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine (IFCC).

She has authored and co-authored more than 30 papers published on peer-reviewed journals, and has participated as a speaker in several national and international events