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Valeria saglimbene

Valeria Saglimbene

PhD studentĀ 
E: vsag9017@uni.sydney.edu.auĀ 

Valeria has a Bachelor of Pharmaceutical Chemistry (Honours) from the University of Palermo (Italy) and a Master of Science in Medicine (Clinical Epidemiology) at the University of Sydney. In 2008 she joined the Mario Negri Sud Consorzium (Italy) as Research Assistant at the Department of Pharmacology and Epidemiology, working on randomized trials, cohort studies and systematic reviews in chronic kidney disease.

In 2016 she started a PhD at the University of Sydney focused on understanding novel determinants of major health outcomes in adults with end stage kidney disease. As part of her PhD, she conducted a prospective cohort study of 10,000 hemodialysis patients, in Europe and Argentina, to investigate the association of nutrition with all-cause and cardiovascular death.