Background and activities
Simona Salerno was born on July 6th, 1989 in Italy. She completed her Bachelor Degree in Biomedical Engineering at the University of Pisa (Italy), in 2012. Then she spent two years studing abroad. In Gothenburg (Sweden), she completed her Master Degree in Biomedical Engineering at Chalmers University of Technology, with a Master Thesis on Liver Tissue Engineering. Since August 2014 she is a PhD candidate at the Faculty of Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in Trondheim. Her PhD project mainly investigates cellular and structural basis of cardiac arrhythmias and the potential benefit of exercise training.
Scientific, academic and artistic work
A selection of recent journal publications, artistic productions, books, including book and report excerpts. See all publications in the database
- (2018) Characterization of Electrical Activity in Post-myocardial Infarction Scar Tissue in Rat Hearts Using Multiphoton Microscopy. Frontiers in Physiology. vol. 9.
- (2018) Normal interventricular differences in tissue architecture underlie right ventricular susceptibility to conduction abnormalities in a mouse model of Brugada syndrome. Cardiovascular Research. vol. 114 (5).