Researcher in Pediatrics at University of Milan, Department of Health Sciences, San Paolo Hospital. From July 2014 she has primary responsibility in diagnosis and management of childhood overweight/obesity and related metabolic disorders, celiac disease and gluten-sensitivity at Department of Pediatrics San Paolo Hospital Department of Health Sciences, University of Milan, Italy. Main expertise in nutrition and metabolism, both in clinic and research aspect. Particularly involved in infant and child nutrition for the prevention of later non-communicable disease, in the management of vegetarian/vegan diet in children, in nutritional management of difficult circumstances (malnourished children, children affected by eating disorders or inborn errors of metabolism). The number and type of publications, the invited talks and the oral presentations in meeting, the international collaborations can support this expertise (H index 23; 113 papers; 1613 citations) . From 1 November of 2015 she is the scientific responsible (PI) for University of Milan of the EARLY NUTRITION Project: Long term effects of early nutrition on later health. Project EU FP7KBBE-2011-289346 1t October 2017- 30 September 2020. The centre for childhood obesity at Department of Pediatrics San Paolo Hospital Department of Health Sciences, University of Milan, Italy, has been granted EASO Collaborating Centres for Obesity Management (COMs) Paediatric Section. 2017 – 2020 Member of Committee of Nutrition- European Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (ESPGHAN).