Position/Title: Senior researcher – Statistician, PhD

Address Center for Biomedicine – EURAC research; Via Galvani 31, 39100 Bolzano, Italy

Tel: +39-0471-055528; Fax: +39-0471-055599

@: fabiola.delgreco@eurac.edu; www.eurac.edu



1996-2003 M.A. in Economics – University G. D´Annunzio, Pescara, Italy

2003-2007 PhD in Statistics – University G. D´Annunzio, Pescara, Italy

2007-2008 Research Fellow – University G. D´Annunzio, Pescara, Italy

2009-present Senior researcher – Center for Biomedicine (EURAC research), Bolzano, Italy

2013-2014 Research assistant – Monash University, School of Mathematical Science, Melbourne, Australia



2005-2006 Instructor – Stochastic Processes, Master level, University G. D´Annunzio, Pescara, Italy

2005-2007 Teaching assistant – Statistics, University G. D´Annunzio, Pescara, Italy

2007-2008 Instructor – Time Series and Econometrics models, Master level, University G. D´Annunzio, Pescara, Italy

2008-2009 Teaching assistant – Calculus I, Ca’ Foscari University, Venice, Italy

2008-2009 Instructor – Econometrics, Ca’ Foscari University, Venice, Italy

2013-2014 Teaching assistant – Statistical Methods for Science, Monash University – School of Mathematical Science, Melbourne, Australia



2003-2006 Fellowship of University G. D´Annunzio, Pescara, Italy

2005-2006 PhD grant of European Social Found

2007-2008 Post doc fellowship of European Social Found

2012 Fellowship of European Social Found



From 11 original publications; total citations: 294; h-index: 7

  1. Del Greco-M F, Di Marzio M, Panzera A. A new class of excited random walks on trees. Stat Probabil Lett 2008;18:1981-1989. (IF: 0.5)
  2. Del Greco-M F. Applications of Large Deviations to Hidden Markov Chains estimation, Advanced Statistical Methods for the Analysis of Large Data-Sets – Springer 2011. (IF: n/a)
  3. Del Greco-M F, Pattaro C, Luchner A, …, Pramstaller PP. Genome-wide association analysis and fine mapping of NT-proBNP level provide novel insight into the Role of the MTHFR-CLCN6-NPPA-NPPB gene cluster. Hum Mol Genet 2011;20: 1660-1671. (IF: 6.7)
  4. Wain L, Verwoert G, O’Reilly P, …, Del Greco-M F, …, van Duijn C. Genome-wide association study identifies six new loci influencing pulse pressure and mean arterial pressure. Nat Genet 2011;43:1005-1011. (IF: 29.6)
  5. Franceschini N, van Rooij FJ, Prins BP, …, Del Greco-M F, …, Morris AP. Discovery and Fine Mapping of Serum Protein Loci through Transethnic Meta-analysis. Am J Hum Genet 2012;91:744-753. (IF: 11.0)
  6. Pichler I, Del Greco-M F (equally contributing first author), Gögele M, …, Minelli C. Serum iron levels and the risk of Parkinson’s disease: a Mendelian randomization study. Plos Med 2013;10: e1001462. (IF: 14.0)
  7. Moayyeri A, Hsu YH, Karasik D, …, Del Greco-M F, …, Kaptoge SK. Genetic determinants of heel bone properties: Genome-wide association meta-analysis and replication in the GEFOS/GENOMOS consortium. Hum Mol Genet 2014;23: 3054-3068. (IF: 6.7)
  8. Arking D, Pulit SL, Crotti L, …, Del Greco-M F, …, Newton-Cheh C. Genetic association study of QT interval highlights calcium signaling pathways in myocardial repolarization. Nat Genet 2014;46:826-836. (IF: 29.6)
  9. Boger CA, Tin A, Garnaas M, …, Del Greco-M F, …, Böger CA. Genome-wide association study (GWAS) of kidney function decline in individuals of European descent: the CKDGen Consortium. Kidney Int 2015;87:1017-1029. (IF: 8.5)
  10. Del Greco-M F, Minelli C, Sheehan N, Thompson J. Evaluating pleiotropy in Mendelian randomisation studies with summary genetic data and a continuous outcome. Stat Med 2015 May 7. [Epub ahead of print] (IF: 2.0)