Roberta Rigolio

Technical expert

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Roberta Rigolio

Curriculum Vitae


After Medical Biotechnologies degree and Neuroscience PhD defence, Roberta started working on neuroimmunology-related disorders, becoming the PI of a Fondazione Italiana Sclerosi Multipla (FISM) grant  on neutrophil contribution in Experimental Autoimmune Encephalomyelitis and being the group contact for Milano-Bicocca project on innate immunity molecular biomarkers in Multiple Sclerosis research grant supported by Cariplo Foundation.

She was in charge of the flow cytometry department facility and teaching “Research methodologies”.

Still contributing to preclinical and clinical research on MS/EAE,  she is currently in charge for managing “The Research House” (bldg U28) resources and scouting  collaborations.



  • Innate immunity in Multiple Sclerosis
  • Experimental Autoimmune Encephalomyelitis: pathogenesis, disease biomarkers and biophysical approaches in studying disease course
  • Strategies in limiting cancer cell development and proliferation (mainly nanoparticles and natural compounds)



Find out more on SCOPUS


  • University of Cambridge (Dr. S. Pluchino and Dr. L. Peruzzotti-Jametti)
  • Università degli Studi di Milano (Prof. R. Melcangi and Dr S. Giatti)
  • Università degli Studi di Verona (Dr P. Marzola and Dr. G. Malerba)
  • Università Vita e Salute San Raffaele (Dr. M. Battaglia and Dr. G. Fousteri)
  • Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (NEST)- Center for Nanotechnology Innovation (Dr V. Cappello, Dr V. Piazza)