Vittoria earned the PhD in Molecular and Translational Medicine (DIMET) at the University of Milano Bicocca in 2017. With 5 years of experience in ncRNA profiling in heart physiology and pathology, her research activities mainly focus on the investigation of the molecular role of miR-133a in the cardiac system. Contributions are also towards the development of novel miRNA-based therapeutics approaches for the treatment of cardiovascular disorders.