Dr. Francesca Puggioni is Adjunct Member of the International Executive Board Interasma – Global Asthma Association.

Currently Adjunt Teaching Professor in Respiratory Diseases of the Department of Internal Medicine and Therapeutic, Humanitas University Milano, Italy. She is Vice Director of the Personalized Medicine Asthma & Allergy Clinic and active staff of the Immuno Center at Humanitas Research and Clinical Center.

In 2001, she was winner of the Scientific Research Grant  by the Foundation  Aventis e SIMeR (Italian Society Respiratory Medicine). From november 2001 to 2003 she worked at Royal Brompton Hospital – Department of Upper Respiratory   Medicine – Imperial College – London where she was awarded with Honorary Research Fellowship. From 2003 to 2004, she was Research Physician at San Matteo Polyclinic, Pavia, Italy on International Studies on “Genetic Epidemiology of Lung Cancer and Smoking” funded by the National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, USA.

She is principal investigator, investigator and study coordinator  in several clinical international studies performed at  Humanitas Research and Clinical Center, and her main research interests are asthma and COPD, with special focus on new biologics treatments, personalized medicine & asthma comorbities and   translational research for the development of predictive biomarkers.

She is member of the European Respiratory Society and actively involved in the Italian Network Severe Asthma.

Dr. Puggioni  is heavily engaged in teaching activities for the School of Medicine in English Language, where she teaches Respiratory Diseases.

She is author of lot of  peer-reviewed publications and co-author of several book chapters.