Francesco Saverio Tedesco

Francesco Saverio Tedesco

GROUP LEADER - SECONDMENT

Francesco Saverio Tedesco is a clinician scientist with a long-standing interest in muscle regeneration and paediatric neuromuscular diseases.

He graduated in Medicine and Surgery with honours at the University of Rome “La Sapienza” (Italy). He then continued his studies at San Raffaele Scientific Institute (Milan, Italy), where he obtained his PhD in 2010 studying novel gene and cell therapy strategies for muscular dystrophy.

After his PhD, he coupled postdoctoral research and clinical training between Italy and the UK. Dr Tedesco joined UCL in 2012 and in 2014 he established his independent research group.

He has been invited to present his work at several international conferences and institutions; he received a number of awards and research grants, including an NIHR Academic Clinical Fellowship and then a Clinical Lectureship, the European Society for Gene and Cell Therapy 2015 Young Investigator Award and an European Research Council grant.

Qualifications and history

2006
Sapienza University of Rome, Italy
MD
2010
San Raffaele Vita-Salute University, Italy
PhD (Joint)
2010
Open University, UK
PhD (Joint)
2011
FNOMCeO, Italy
Full Italian medical registration
2011
General Medical Council, UK
Full UK medical registration
2011
San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Italy
Postdoctoral Fellow
2012
University College, London, UK
Senior Research Associate
2014
University College, London, UK
Principal Research Associate
2015
Higher Education Academy, UK
Fellow
2015
University College, London, UK
NIHR Academic Clinical Fellow in Paediatrics
2018
Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, UK
Member
2018
European Research Council (ERC)
Starting Grant awardee
2018
University College, London, UK
Associate Professor (Reader) of Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine
2019
University College, London, UK
NIHR Clinical Lectureship in Paediatric Neurology
2019
Great Ormond Street Hospital, UK
NIHR Clinical Lectureship in Paediatric Neurology
2020
Francis Crick Institute
Group Leader
2020
University College, London, UK
Professor in Neuromuscular Biology and Regenerative Medicine
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