Francesca Crovetto graduated in Medicine in 2003 from the Universitá degli Studi di Milano (Italy) and obtained her PhD degree in "Translational Medicine and Research" from the Universitat de Barcelona in 2017 (international mention Cum Laude and extraordinary award of doctorate). She has also completed a Master's Degree in Research Methodology in Health Sciences from the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, between 2012 and 2014.
In relation to her career as a researcher, Dr. Crovetto has published more than 70 articles in high-impact journals (H index from 22 to March 2022) and has made more than a hundred presentations at top-level international conferences, where she has received various awards for the best communications. She has been director of two master's projects (2018-2019) and is currently co-director of three doctoral theses at the Universitat de Barcelona.
During her scientific career, she has participated as a collaborator in different national and international research projects financed by the ISCIII, the CIBERER, the European Commission and other private entities such as Fundación la Caixa or Cerebra.
Currently, she is the principal investigator of a grant from the Fundació Agrupació (2020) and one of the Emili Letarg project of the Hospital Clínic Barcelona (2021-2023).
In 2012 she joined the BCNatal Fetal Medicine Research group (SJD Barcelona Children’s Hospital and Hospital Clínic), where she currently leads the lines of research: "Preventing the Great Obstetrical Syndromes" and "Covid-19 & Pregnancy". In each of these lines, she has published articles in very prestigious journals (Crovetto Lancet 2020, Crovetto JAMA 2021).
- Pascal R, Crovetto F, Casas I, Youssef L, Trilla C, Larroya M, Abel Belizario Cahuana Cardenas, Boada D, Foraster M, Llurba E, Sunyer J, Fàtima Crispi Brillas, Gratacós E and Gómez-Roig MD Impact of the COVID-19 Pandemic on Maternal Well-Being during Pregnancy. Journal of Clinical Medicine . 11(8): .
- Crovetto F, Fàtima Crispi Brillas and Gratacós E Mediterranean Diet or Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction and Prevention of Small-for-Gestational-Age Birth Weights in Newborns-Reply. JAMA-JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN MEDICAL ASSOCIATION . 327(13): 1293-1294.
- Trilla C, Mora J, Crovetto F, Fàtima Crispi Brillas, Gratacós E, Llurba E and KidsCorona Pregnancy COVID-19 group First-Trimester SARS-CoV-2 Infection: Clinical Presentation, Inflammatory Markers, and Obstetric Outcomes. FETAL DIAGNOSIS AND THERAPY . 49(3): 67-76.
- Project name:
- Impacto de la dieta mediterránea durante la gestación en la microbiota del neonato
- Francesca Crovetto
- Funding entities:
- Fundació Agrupació Mútua
- Starting - finishing date:
- 2020 - 2021
Human milk from infected women and vaccinated for coronavirus has antibodies against COVID-19, according to two published studies in the medRxiv repository and launched by the scientific consortium MilkCorona,