Dr. Franzone is an Assistant Professor of Cardiology at Federico II University of Naples. Her education in the field started before graduation through experiences in molecular basic research: she has planned and performed experiments in animal models of myocardial infarction and pathological cardiac hypertrophy. She also studied the molecular basis of atherosclerosis and its related translational aspects in clinical practice. During the residency at the School of Cardiology of Federico II University of Naples, Dr. Franzone started her practice in interventional cardiology and focused her research interest in the field of coronary and structural heart interventions. Since 2014, she attended the PhD program in Clinical and Experimental Medicine and completed a clinical fellowship at Bern University Hospital.Her research focus converged to the percutaneous treatment of coronary and aortic valve disease.