Marina Mora

TNGB partner (Biobank Director) Research biologist, head of Muscle cell Biology Laboratory
Telethon Network of Genetic Biobanks


Marina Mora is a biologist focused in neuromuscular disorders and neurogenetics. She graduated in Biological Sciences from the University of Milan, Italy. She completed her training at Mayo Clinic, Rochester, USA, in Dr. A.G. Engel’s lab. She is team leader at the Istituto Neurologico C. Besta in Milan, and has published extensively in the field of neuromuscular disorders. Research focus of the laboratory group: muscle cell biology, genetics of muscle diseases, muscle fibrosis.

Marina Mora is founding member of EuroBioBank and Telethon Network of Genetic Biobanks; from November 2012 she is scientific coordinator of EuroBioBank.