Cinzia Marchese PhD, since 2005 is Full Professor of Laboratory Medicine at Sapienza University of Rome and Head of the Regenerative Medicine Unit at Polyclinic Umberto I, Rome, Italy. She spent a fellowship research period at Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA, USA and a Fogarty Fellowship program at National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, MD, USA. Her research field is regenerative medicine with focus on gender medicine and rare diseases.