HUPO 2021 World Congress

Ms. Maurine Fucito

Ms. Maurine Fucito: Italy
Categories: Main Congress Speakers

Maurine Fucito is a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Fellow at the Center for Advanced Studies and Technology (CAST) at the University G. D’Annunzio of Chieti-Pescara, Italy. After four years at the University of Liège, Belgium and one year at the University of Aveiro, Portugal studying chemistry, she started her Ph.D. in February 2020. She is part of the PMSMatTrain project that aims at developing a novel biomaterial-based device for the treatment of progressive multiple sclerosis. Her work consists in analysing lipids and proteins alteration in multiple sclerosis like models using mass spectrometry (LC-MS/MS and MALDI-MS Imaging) to validate the therapeutic efficacy of this novel device and to better understand the disease pathophysiology. She is a core member of the Young Proteomics Investigators Club (YPIC) and she takes part of the HUPO ECR Initiative.