Elena Bartoloni

Elena Bartoloni

Elena Bartoloni is Assistant Professor of Rheumatology at the Rheumatology Unit of the Department of Medicine, University of Perugia. She achieved her medical degree in 1999 at University of Perugia and completed postgraduate training in Internal Medicine in 2004 and in Rheumatology in 2008, both at the University of Perugia. Currently, she is University Professor of Rheumatology for the Degree Course in Terni, part of the School of Medicine of the University of Perugia. She is a member of the Italian Society of Rheumatology and she received two young investigator awards for her presentations at the National Congress of the Italian Society of Rheumatology in 2003 and in 2006. She has been working at the Rheumatology Unit of University of Perugia since soon after her medical degree, thus acquiring a great experience in clinical management of rheumatic diseases, in particular of chronic inflammatory and autoimmune disorders. Her research activity has mainly addressed the study of clinical, diagnostic and therapeutic aspects of immune-mediated and chronic inflammatory rheumatic diseases with particular attention to the investigation of the mechanisms involved in the pathogenesis of autoimmune diseases, the cardiovascular involvement in rheumatic disorders and the effects of technobiological therapies. This research activity has led to the publication of over 80 full papers in international journals. Many of these studies focused on Sjögren’s syndrome, in particular on clinical and pathogenic aspects of accelerated atherosclerosis and cardiovascular manifestations in this disorder. She acts as a reviewer for a number of international journals in the field of Rheumatology.

Affiliations and Expertise

Rheumatology Unit, Department of Medicine, University of Perugia, I-06126 Perugia, Italy