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.