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Alessandra Zonari, Ph.D.

Alessandra Zonari, Ph.D.

Co-Founder and Chief Scientific Officer ONE SKIN.

Alessandra Zonari holds a Biological Sciences degree (2007) with Master (2010) and Ph.D. (2013) in Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine by UFMG (Brazil). Her Ph.D. work was awarded “Best Thesis” by UFMG (Brazil). During her Ph.D. she worked at the Headquarter of the European Institute of Excellence on Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine- 3Bs Research Group (Portugal), where she continued as a post-doc for a year. She also performed a second post-doc at the University of Coimbra (Portugal). Her expertise is in skin regeneration, stem cell differentiation, and tissue engineering. During her period in Portugal, she co-founded Vetherapy, a biotech company that provides stem cell therapies to treat diseases for pets. At the beginning of 2017, Alessandra moved to San Francisco, CA to join the early team of OneSkin as a Co-Founder and Chief Scientific Officer. At OneSkin she has dedicated to understanding the mechanism that underlies the aging process and to develop science-based solutions that maximize our healthspan. She is a co-inventor of three patents and has published over 20 peer-reviewed papers in scientific journals.


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