Silvia Tortorelli, M.D., Ph.D.

  1. Medical Geneticist


  1. Rochester, Minnesota


  1. 2004
    Fellow - Clinical Biochemical GeneticsMayo Clinic Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science
  2. 2000
    PhD - Research Doctor of Development NeurologySchool of Medicine, Universita di Siena
  3. 1996
    FellowDepartment of Pediatric Neurology and Psychiatry, Gaslini Institute, Universita di Genova
  4. 1995
    ResidentDepartment of Pediatric Neurology and Psychiatry, Universita di Genova
  5. 1990
    MDSchool of Medicine, Universita di Genova
  6. 1989
    InternshipDepartment of Pediatric Neurology, Universita di Genova


  1. 2005
    Clinical Biochemical GeneticsAmerican Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics

Awards and honors

  1. 2014
    Paper "Newborn Screening for X-Linked Adrenoleukodystrophy: A pilot study was among TOP TEN posters presented13th International Child Neurology Congress
  2. 2004
    41st SSIEM Annual Symposium Travel ScholarshipAwarding Organization
  3. 1996
    Augusta Alabastro Award for best dissertation in Pediatric Neurology and PsychiatryAwarding Organization

Professional memberships

  1. 2014 - present
    MemberDepartment of Laboratory Medicine and Pathology
  2. 2013
    MemberAmerican College of Medical Genetics and Genomics
  3. 2009
    MemberSociety for the Study of Inborn Errors of Metabolism


Research activities

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