Giulia Martinelli

Graduated in Pharmacy in 2018 from the University of Milan, she is currently attending the doctoral school in Pharmacological and Biomolecular, Experimental and Clinical Sciences at the Laboratory of Pharmacognosy of the Department of Pharmacological and Biomolecular Sciences ‘Rodolfo Paoletti’ of the University of Milan.

Dr. Giulia Martinelli’s research activity is mainly aimed at studying the anti-inflammatory and antibacterial activity of extracts of natural origin deriving from medicinal plants and / or edible at the gastrointestinal level. In particular, the research is aimed at studying the infection of the pathogen Helicobacter pylori, one of the main causes of the development of gastritis, in a co-culture model with tumor and non-tumor gastric epithelial cells. The techniques used to achieve the experiments are among the most widespread techniques of biochemistry, microbiology, molecular and cellular biology, and extraction from plant matrix (pharmacognostical approach).

Author and co-author of 16 articles published in international peer-reviewed journals, 5 of which are first name, she has participated in numerous national and international conferences, winning an award for best presentation. She was a co-correlator of 8 experimental theses, he collaborated on 11 research projects financed by Pharmaceutical Companies and 1 ministerial research project, in addition to the organization of laboratory exercises for the teaching of Pharmacognosy I of the degree course in Herbal Sciences and Technologies, of School-Work Alternation projects and various Third Mission events