About the Piccio Lab

The main focus of our research is to dissect inflammatory, immune-mediated and neurodegenerative mechanisms implicated in multiple sclerosis (MS) and other neurodegenerative diseases. The major goals are to identify potential new avenues for therapeutic intervention or disease prevention. We utilize both animal models and samples from human subjects (blood, cerebrospinal fluid and autopsied tissues).
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About Dr. Piccio

Dr. Piccio is a neurologist and a physician scientist who does mainly research on MS and its animal models. Dr. Piccio obtained an M.D. and a Ph.D. degree from the School of Medicine at the University of Milan in Italy. She completed a neurology residency program at the University of Milan in Italy. In 2005, she was awarded a 3 year post-doctoral fellowship from the National MS Society (NMSS) that she completed under the mentorship of Dr Anne H Cross, an expert in the MS field at Washington University in St Louis. 
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