She is a doctor, scientific journalist and radio and television presenter, who focuses on social and science communication in schools, universities and as part of cultural events, as both a speaker and moderator.
She has a degree in medicine and surgery, as well as a masters in science communication from SISSA in Trieste. She is a scientific journalist who writes for newspapers and magazines including La Repubblica, D di Repubblica, il Venerdì, Le Scienze, Focus and Wired.
She is one of the presenters of Tutta Salute on Rai3 and has worked for Radio3 Scienza, the daily scientific programme on Radio Rai3, for more than ten years. She has taken part in Memex and Nautilus (Rai Scuola), and collaborated with Presa Diretta and Cosmo, on Rai3.
She works with schools and master’s courses on communication and also teaches scientific journalism on the master’s course “Science in journalistic practice” at Rome’s La Sapienza University.
She has published several books, including “È la medicina, bellezza! Perché è difficile parlare di salute”, written together with Daniela Ovadia (published by Carocci), which was short-listed for the Premio Galileo, and “Perché ci piace la musica” (Sironi, 2007, 2012, which has been translated into three languages). In 2017 her first novel was published, entitled “Le mie amiche streghe” (Einaudi).
She has received several awards for social and science communication, as well as for scientific journalism.