Biography of Maurizia BRUNETTO
Maurizia R. Brunetto is Adjunct Professor of Internal Medicine at Pisa University and Director of the Liver Unit and Laboratory of Molecular Genetics and Pathology of Hepatitis Viruses of Pisa University Hospital. Her research activity has been focused on the study of the pathogenetic implications of hepatitis virus infection, on the analysis of factors influencing the progression of chronic hepatitis to cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma and on the treatment optimization. She did seminal work in the clinic-pathologic characterization of the HBeAg negative chronic hepatitis B with the identification of Pre-core mutant.
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