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Maria Elena Donati, Technician


Date of Birth
Biomedical Laboratory Technician
Current assignment

Biomedical Laboratory Technician

Title of qualification awarded

2006: Degree in Biomedical Laboratory Techniques, University of Bologna.

Other qualifications awarded

2003: Post-graduate course “Clinical microbiology”, University of Firenze.
1986: Degree in Histology and Pathology Laboratory Investigations, University of Ferrara.

Positions held
  • 2005-Present: Biomedical Laboratory Technician at the Quality Control and Microbiology of Cells and Musculoskeletal Tissue Bank (Prometeo Laboratory-IOR), involved quality assurance activity and internal audit. Her main interests are focused on validation methods for microbiological control of regenerative medicine, tissue banking and radiopharmaceuticals processes and products.
  • 1989-2005: Biomedical Laboratory Technician at the Laboratory for Biocompatibilty on Implant Materials, IOR. She was involved in histocompatibilty and cytocompatibility of implant materials studies and in vitro investigation on prosthetic implant infection mechanism.
  • 1987-1988: Biomedical Laboratory Technician at the Biomedical Laboratory, IOR.
  • 1987: Scholarship at the Oncologic Institute “F. Addarrii”, Bentivoglio, BO.

Good English and Spanish.


Good knowledge of Microsoft Office, Adobe, Internet.

Clinical and/or Scientific interests

Quality control of cell therapy products. Microbiological investigations applied to therapeutic products and medical devices. In vitro study of  antibacterial/bacteriostatic activity of different materials.