Dr Daria Nurzynska is a University Researcher and Assistant Professor at the University of Naples “Federico II”. She earned her medical degree at Medical University in Warsaw and received a fellowship at the Cardiovascular Research Institute at the New York Medical College, where she acquired proficiency in cell biology and laboratory techniques. Then, pursuing both a career in research and teaching, she obtained her PhD title in Clinical and Pathological Morphology from the University of Naples “Federico II” and was awarded certificate in postgraduate clinical anatomy programme from Northumbria University in Newcastle upon Tyne.
Dr Nurzynska conducts research and manages projects that investigate stem cells and myocardial regeneration and her interests include the origin of adult human cardiac stem cells, cell-matrix interactions in normal and pathological conditions and methods for the enhancement of cardiac tissue regeneration. She also delivers lectures and holds practical classes in gross and microscopic anatomy for graduate and postgraduate medical students.