BiographyFrancesco Piraino is a research scientist at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne (Switzerland). He uses microscale technologies to develop next-generation microfluidic diagnostics platforms. Following his graduate studies in Biomedical Engineering at Politecnico di Milano (Italy) and at Harvard-MIT Division of Health Science & Technology (USA), he joined the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard (USA) to develop devices for single-cell genomics. Dr. Piraino is a trained bioengineer who has also attended programs at the Universitat de Barcelona (Spain), the City
College of the City University of New York (USA), and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (USA). His work aims to solve problems at the intersection of biomedical engineering and medicine.
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Microfluidics, Diagnostics, Tissue engineering, Biomaterials
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