Alessandra Ghigo is Associate Professor in the Department of Biotechnology in the University of Torino. She has worked on PI3K scaffold function for more than a decade and provided seminal contributions to the understanding of the non-catalytic role of PI3Kgamma in the control of cAMP regulation. She is author of more than 90 publications in highly reputed journals, including Science, Science Translational Medicine and Circulation.
She is an internationally recognized as expert in cAMP regulation, invited speaker in prestigious conferences including the Gordon Conference on Cyclic Nucleotides.
She designed KIT2014 and found its action in Cystic Fibrosis. As such she has been regularly invited speaker at the European and at the North American Cystic Fibrosis meetings.