Dr. Muscogiuri graduated cum laude in Medicine from Catholic University in Rome in 2006 and then carried out postgraduate residency in Endocrinology and Metabolic Disease at the same University, obtaining her degree of specialization cum laude in 2012. She attended the post-doctoral fellowship at University of Texas Health science Center at San Antonio, TX – USA where she began her research in metabolic disease. Her research is on a range of nutritional topics including the study of insulin resistance, insulin secretion and GLP- 1. She is recently devoted in the study of circadian rhythm and sleep in the context of metabolic diseases. She received several awards for her scientific achievements in metabolic research field. She has written or co-authored over 200 papers in peer-reviewed scientific journals and she is serving the Editorial Board of several endocrinological and/or metabolic journals.