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Annalisa Savardi

Affiliated Researcher
Post Doctoral Researcher

Research Line

Brain Development and Disease


IIT Central Research Labs Genova



Annalisa Savardi graduated in Medical Biotechnology at the University of Milan in July 2012. In July 2014 she got the Master Degree in Neurobiology at the University of Pavia with a thesis on the role of the synaptic protein SNAP-25 in neurological disorders, under the supervision of Prof. Michela Matteoli.

She received her Ph.D in Neuroscience and Neurotechnologies from University of Genoa in February 2019, under the supervision of Dr. Laura Cancedda. Her project focused on the discovery of novel NKCC1 inhibitors to treat neurodevelopmental disorders.

Currently, she holds a post-doctoral researcher position at Fondazione Telethon affiliated to Brain Development and Disease Lab lead by Laura Cancedda at the Italian Institute of Technology (IIT) in Genoa. Her research focuses on the study of new pharmacological and genome editing approaches to treat neurodevelopmental disorders.


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