Christina Doriana Orru`-Grovemann, Ph.D.

Staff Scientist

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Ph.D., University of Cagliari, Italy

Languages Spoken: Italian
Portrait of Christina Doriana Orru-Groveman, Ph.D.


Dr. Orru`-Groveman received her Ph.D. in microbiology from the University of Cagliari (Italy) in 2007 and completed her postdoctoral training at the National Institutes of Health in Dr. Caughey’ s laboratory. She has been a staff scientist since 2015 and has conducted prion research in the Laboratory of Persistent Viral Diseases (now Laboratory of Neurological Infections and Immunity) since 2008. Dr. Orru`-Groveman is an associate editor for Frontiers in Neurosciences and Annals of the Brazilian Academy of Sciences. She is also a reviewer for several peer-review journals such as New England Journal of Medicine and Journal of Virology.