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PhD in "Human Biology: cellular and molecular bases", University of Torino, Italy

MSc in Biological Sciences, University of Torino, Italy

Research Interests

My research focuses on understanding the molecular and cellular mechanisms leading to neuronal death and neurodegeneration in central nervous system diseases. I am particularly interested in mechanisms underlying Parkinson’s disease by elucidating the cellular functions of DJ-1 – a protein linked to rare inherited forms of Parkinson’s. This work may ultimately provide insight into novel therapeutic strategies for this disorder.

Teaching Activity

Undergraduate modules

Level 4

BB4CTS Cells to systems

BM4MAP Metabolism and Physiology for BMS/ BL4MAP Metabolic Physiology for Biology


Level 5

BL5HUD Human disease - Module coordinator

BB5MOP Mechanisms of pathology


Level 6

BB6PRO Research project


Postgraduate modules

BI4PRO Project



Contact Details

Telephone: 0121 204 5219
Email:  m.repici@aston.ac.uk

Education/Academic qualification

PG Cert

Award Date: 23 Jun 2021

External positions

Wellcome-Trust Institutional Strategic Support Fund (WT-ISSF) Fellow, University of Leicester

Sep 2018Feb 2019

Research Associate, University of Leicester

Oct 2009Aug 2018

Post-doctoral position

Jan 2007Sep 2009

Post doctoral fellowship , Université de Lausanne

Jun 2004Dec 2006


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