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- UCL Excellence Fellowship
- ICH Development Bio & Cancer Prog
- Institute of Child Health
- Faculty of Pop Health Sciences
Paola Bonfanti was awarded her MD degree from the University of Milan and subsequently moved to Sanford Burnham Institute in La Jolla, California where she worked on neural differentiation of human embryonic stem cells. In 2008 she completed her PhD at the EPFL in Lausanne under the supervision of Prof. Yann Barrandon, with a thesis demonstrating plasticity of thymic epithelial cells. In 2010, thanks to an EMBO Long Term Fellowship she moved to the Diabetes Research Centre (VUB) to work on pancreas regeneration. Paola was awarded a UCL Rosetrees Excellence Fellowship in 2013 to pursue her interest in epithelial stem cell biology and regenerative medicine. At UCL she has joint appointment at the Institute of Child Health and the Institute of Immunity and Transplantation, the Royal Free Hospital.