Investigator in Nutrigenetics
Dr. Annalisa Terranegra is an Investigator in Nutrigenetics at Sidra Medical and Research Center and her main interests are in genetics and environmental determinants of nutrition-related diseases, like obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular diseases, cancers, etc. Annalisa obtained her MSc Master Degree with honors in 2000 at the University of Siena, Italy, PhD in Molecular Medicine in 2007 at the University of Milan, Italy and a PhD in Nutritional Sciences at the University of Milan, Italy in 2015. Before to join Sidra, Annalisa achieved strong experience in molecular biology and genetics during her career at the University of Milan, Italy, as a post-graduation fellow, PhD fellow and Post-Doc position (2001-2010). Annalisa covered a consultant position in genetics at San Raffaele Hospital, Milan, Italy (2010-2012) and a research fellow position in nutrition at San Paolo Hospital, Milan, Italy (2013-2014). Annalisa also has teaching experiences as Associate Professor from 2015 adjunct appointment in the College of Science and Engineering at Hamad bin Khalifa University (HBKU), Qatar; Assistant Professor in Nephrology (2007-2010) and in Dietetic Sciences and Technologies (2010-2013) at University of Milan, Italy; Lecturer in Molecular Medicine PhD course (2009-2011) at University of Milan. Annalisa also had over 30 peer-reviewed publications and is a member of the editorial board of the Journal of Translational Medicine (since 2012) and of the Journal of Pediatrics and Child Nutrition (since 2015).