Francesca Puggioni is currently Adjunct Professor in Respiratory Diseases in the Department of Internal Medicine and Therapeutics at Humanitas University. She is also clinical coordinator and Vice Director of the Personalised Medicine Asthma and Allergy Clinic of Humanitas Immuno Center, Milan. Dr Puggioni trained in medicine and completed a resident programme in respiratory diseases at the University of Pavia, Italy.
Dr Puggioni has main research interests in asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, with a particular focus on new biologic treatments, personalised medicine and asthma comorbidities and translational research for the development of predictive biomarkers. She has acted as principal investigator, investigator and study coordinator for several clinical studies at the Humanitas Immuno Center, Milan. Dr Puggioni has a range of clinical interests including allergic diseases, asthma, severe asthma and comorbidities, COPD and lung function.
Dr Puggioni is a member of the European Respiratory Society, the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, the Italian Respiratory Society and the Italian Society of Allergy, Asthma and Clinical Immunology. She is also actively involved in the Severe Asthma Network in Italy as member of the Education and Dissemination Committee. Dr Puggioni has been an author on several peer-reviewed publications on the topic of asthma.