Dr. Diana Canetti is an infectious diseases specialist at the Infectious Diseases Unit of the IRCCS Ospedale San Raffaele Turro, headed by Professor Antonella Antonella Castagna.
After graduating from the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery of the University of Parma in 2010, she specialized in infectious and tropical diseases at the University of Verona in 2016. Finally, in 2017, she received a professional diploma in Tropical Medicine and hygiene at the Tropical Medicine and Hygiene School of Tropical Medicine in Liverpool.
From a clinical point of view, Dr. Canetti has gained experience in the following areas:
- viral hepatitis and its complications,
- antibiotic therapy aimed, in particular, at the control of hospital infections and multi-resistant microbes,
- pulmonary infectious diseases of tuberculosis and fungal etiology.
Currently, the focus is on:
- prevention and treatment of HIV infection, with a special interest in the management of multi-resistant viral infections,
- antibiotic therapy of hospital infections,
- vaccination and pharmacological prevention in the field of travel medicine.
In addition, since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, she has been working in high- and medium-intensity infectious disease departments.
As a researcher, Dr. Canetti started her career at the Azienda Ospedaliero Laboratory of Viral Immunopathology at the University of Parma. Currently, at Ospedale San Raffaele, she works in the research group of Professor Antonella Castagna, dealing, in particular, with clinical research in the field of HIV.
In the academic field in 2019, she was a researcher at the University of Life and Health with the project "The role of the pathogen and the immunological response in the long-term complications of HIV-HCV coinfection".
She is the author and co-author of several scientific articles published in international journals. Constantly participates in international industry congresses and conferences.
Dr. Canetti collaborates with scientific publishing activities in support of StopTB Italia ONLUS and the Milano Check Point Association.