Silvia G Priori, M.D., PhD was born in Torino in 1960. She graduated in Medicine in 1986 at the University of Milan (Italy) and she became specialist in Cardiology in 1990. In 1995 she obtained a PhD in Cardiac Pathophysiology. Currently, she is Full Professor of Cardiology and Director of Cardiology Specialization School at the University of Pavia (Italy), http://molecularmedicine.unipv.it/reseach-groups/cardiology/priori/ , Head of the Molecular Cardiology Unit and Director of General Medicine III Unit (April 2018-present) at the IRCCS Istituti Clinici Scientifici Maugeri SpA SB of Pavia (Ex IRCCS Fondazione S Maugeri).
Dr. Priori is also Director of the Cardiovascular Genetics Program, at the Centro National de Investigaciones Cardiovasculares, Carlos III (CNIC), Madrid, Spain and Vice-President of the ESC.
Professor Priori has been primarily involved in the study of the genetic mechanisms of the inherited arrhythmogenic syndromes and Gene therapy.