Alessandra Borsini
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Alessandra Borsini is a lecturer at the Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, King’s College London.

Her research interest focuses on the role of inflammation and stress on brain neurogenic alterations, particularly in the context of neuropsychiatric and neurodegenerative disorders, and on the ability of psychotropic, anti-inflammatory and nutrition-based treatments to prevent such alterations.

She has been a member of the MRC Immunopsychiatry Consortium, of the AMBROSIAC ERA-NET/MRC consortium, and of the ECNP Immuno-Neuropsychiatry Network. She has received various awards, including the Psychoneuroimmunology Award, from the Psychoneuroimmunology Research Society (PNIRs), and the Preclinical Psychopharmacology Award from the British Association for Psychopharmacology (BAP).

She has published over 50 papers, with a current H-index of 25, and has been recipient of both national and international research grants from the MRC, Wellcome Trust, NIHR BRC, European Commission and Rosetrees Trust. She is part of the Editorial Board of several journals, including Brain Behaviour and Immunity, Frontiers in Neuroscience, Frontiers in Psychiatry, International Journal of Molecular Sciences, Psychiatric Research, Nutritional Neuroscience and Psychosomatic Medicine. She has been formal supervisor of 6 PhD students so far.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions

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