Bruna Gigante

Bruna Gigante

Lecturer/senior physician

About me

Current position

Senior lecturer in epidemiology with focus on cardiovascular medicine at Karolinska Institutet since 2015. This position combines 50% clinical work as specialist in cardiology at the Department of Cardiology, Danderyds Hospital and 50% research at the Department of Medicine Solna, Karolinska Institutet.



Research description

Overarching aim of my line of research is to define clinical and molecular profiles associated with the risk of cardiovascular diseases, in particular myocardial infarction and stroke.

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1994. Medical Doctor (MD). Federico II University, Naples, Italy.

1995. Legitimation Federico II University, Naples, Italy. (Legitimerade läkare)

1998. Specialist competence in Cardiology. Federico II University Naples, Italy.

2006. PhD in Experimental and Clinical Medicine. Federico II University, Naples, Italy.

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