San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milan, Italy
Elisabetta Miserocchi is an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at University Hospital San Raffaele Milan, Italy in the department of Professor Francesco Bandello and she is the Chief of the Ocular Immunology and Uveitis Service, Ocular Oncology and Ocular Surface Disease Unit. After graduating with a medical degree from the University of Milan in 1996, Professor Miserocchi completed a four-year residency in the Department of Ophthalmology at the San Raffaele Scientific Institute, including a 2 two year research fellowship at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, part of Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts, USA with Dr. Stephen Foster.
Her main areas of interest and activity are diagnosis and treatment of uveitis, pediatric uveitis associated with rheumatic diseases, ocular cicatricial pemphigoid and herpetic ocular disease. Professor Miserocchi is also currently participating to many international multicentre clinical trials on systemic immunosuppressive agents for non infectious uveitis.
Professor Miserocchi is a member of the International Uveitis Study Group, International Ocular and Inflammation Society, American Uveitis Society and secretary of the Foster Ocular Immunology Society Professor Miserocchi is widely published in peer-reviewed journals with more than 100 publications and has presented her work at a number of national and international congresses; she was awarded the SOI-SOE Lecture at the Società Oftalmologica Italiana 2012 annual meeting in Rome for new treatments in non-infectious uveitis, and she received the American Academy of Ophthalmology Award in 2015. Dr Miserocchi has conducted research and applied new therapies to further the diagnosis and treatment of non-infectious uveitis.