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Federico Iovino

Associate Professor

Karolinska Institute



Federico Iovino is associate professor and group leader at the department of Neuroscience at Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, Sweden, where he leads the laboratory of neuro-infections and neuroinflammation. Dr Iovino is an acknowledged international expert on brain bacterial infections. His group investigates molecular mechanisms of neuronal damage caused by bacterial interaction, and the establishment of new neuro-protective therapies for bacterial meningoencephalitis. Federico Iovino studied Human Biology and Biomedical Sciences at the University of Pavia, in Italy. He then perform his PhD studies at the University of Groningen, in The Netherlands, where he received his PhD in Medical Microbiology in 2013. He then moved to Sweden, at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm for his Postdoc; at Karolinska Institute, he became assistant professor in Medical Science in 2018 and then associate professor in Medical Microbiology in 2021.

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