Luisa Barzon

Luisa Barzon, MD, is Associate Professor of Medical and biotechnology laboratory techniques at the University of Padova, Padova, Italy. She coordinates the Vector-borne infections section of the Reference Regional Laboratory of Veneto Region, Italy. Her research and clinical activity is focused on vector-borne viral infections and includes studies on pathogenesis, molecular epidemiology, development of new diagnostic assays, and clinical evaluation of disease in humans. Her clinical and research interests also range to other emerging infections, virus-related cancers, and the application of innovative technologies in diagnostic microbiology.