5 – OSR

Ospedale San Raffaele (Italy) – www.hsr.it

SCIDNET Principal Investigator: Anna Villa (anna.villa@hsr.it)

OSR is one of the leading private scientific research institutes in Italy, recognized by the Italian Ministry of Health as a Research Hospital. It comprises both clinical and research activities, conducted by a highly specialized and qualified hospital and a research institute with clinical and translational scientists. The premises also host the Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, which comprises the faculties of Medicine, Psychology and Philosophy and provides specialized post-graduate courses, residency programs and international PhD programs. OSR performs cutting-edge science and aims at advancing the knowledge about human diseases and novel therapies through translational research. In particular OSR expertise-excellence areas are: Oncology; Neuroscience; Metabolic and Cardiovascular Sciences; Regenerative Medicine, stem cells and gene therapy; Immunology, Transplantation and Infectious Diseases; Genetics and Cell Biology; Genomics, Bioinformatics and Imaging technologies.