Tuscany Monasterio Foundation National Research Council, Pisa (Italy)
Dr. Alessia Pepe graduated in Medicine in 1999 at University of Palermo, Italy where she also completed her postgraduate cardiological training in 2003 and radiological training in 2014. In 2007 she obtained the Ph.D. in “Non invasive diagnostic imaging of cardiovascular disease with 3D techniques” at the University of Palermo. Since 2006 she has been working at Cardiovascular MR Unit, Fondazione Monasterio (FTGM) - National Research Council, Pisa and Massa, Italy where more than 2500 patients are clinically scanned every year in the whole field of the cardiology using 1.5 and 3.0 T. Since 2014 she is the co-director of the Cardiovascular MR Unit in Pisa and she is the head for the CMR educational training in FTGM. Since 2015 she is contract professor at University of Palermo. In 2018 she obtained the abilitation as associate professor in Radiology.
Her main research interest is about the application of CMR in restrictive cardiomyopathies, sclerodermia and thalassemia.