Giovanni Manfredi , M.D., Ph.D.
Since 1994, Giovanni Manfredi has focused on the genetics and biochemistry of mitochondrial oxidative phosphorylation in neurological diseases. With a broad background in clinical neurology, cell biology, and biochemistry, he has contributed significantly to the field of mitochondrial disorders, neurodegeneration, and mitochondrial biochemistry and physiology. Dr. Manfredi has authored over 100 papers in peer-reviewed journals, including Hum Mol Genet, Nat Genet, J Biol Chem, J Cell Biol, Cell Metab, Brain, J Neurosci and Mol Biol Cell. Appointed director of the neuroscience graduate program at Weill Cornell Medicine in 2014, Dr. Manfredi has successfully mentored many pre-doctoral students and post-doctoral fellows, who have moved on to research and leadership positions in academia. He received his M.D. and Ph.D. degrees from the Catholic University of the Sacred Heart Faculty of Medicine and Surgery in Italy. (PubMed Profile)