Giuditta Mannelli

Giuditta Mannelli
Assistant Professor, University of Florence, Italy
 
Biography
Giuditta Mannelli, she is 33, is Assistant Professor in Head and Neck Surgery at the University of Florence since November 1st 2015. She has been abroad for clinical and surgical experiences, as visiting resident at Center for Laryngeal Surgery and Voice Rehabilitation, directed by Dr S.M. Zeitels, at Massachussetts General Hospital in Boston, as clinical laryngology fellow at ENT Royal Hospital in London and she worked as clinical thyroid and head and neck senior fellow for four months at Lister Hospital, East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust, Stevenage, UK. Her main clinical and surgical skills are laryngology and head and neck surgery; and her main research interests are: cancer stem cells in head and neck cancers; the role of pharyngo-laryngeal reflux in cancerogenesis in laryngeal cancer patients; new surgical devices in head and neck surgery and new diagnostic techniques in laryngeal pathologies, mini-invasive and conservative head and neck surgery; laryngeal rigenerative medicine and rehabilitation. She has published 29 papers in reputed journals, 1 book and has been serving as an editorial board member of repute. She won several National research awards and she took part to many congresses and courses. She also spent three weeks in Uganda for a charity thyroid camp at St. Mary?s Hospital in Lacor. She is a voluntary member of a National Association for home care of advanced stage cancer patients, A.T.T. (Associazione Tumori Toscana).
 
Research Interest
Cancer stem cells in head and neck cancers; the role of pharyngo-laryngeal reflux in cancerogenesis in laryngeal cancer patients; new surgical devices in head and neck surgery and new diagnostic techniques in laryngeal pathologies, mini-invasive and conservative head and neck surgery; laryngeal rigenerative medicine and rehabilitation