Dr. Elena Bargagli, MD PhD
Elena Bargagli is appointed as pulmonologist at the AOUC Florence Hospital Interstitial Lung Diseases Unit of SOD Pneumologia Fisiopatologia Toraco polmonare AOUC Florence, Italy. She published several manuscripts about biomarkers in different diffuse lung diseases. Her clinical interests includes: connective tissue disease-associated interstitial lung diseases (ILD), idiopathic interstitial pneumonias (IIPs), sarcoidosis and hypersensitivity pneumonitis (HP), Pulmonary Langerhans’ cell histiocytosis (PLCH) and lymphangioleyomyomatosis (LAM). Her main research interest has focused on the study of proteomic analysis in the fluids of patients with ILD, chitinase potential role in sarcoidosis pathogenesis, the identification of prognostic biomarkers in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF). She obtained her medical degree and completed her training in respiratory medicine at the University of Siena, Italy, and subsequently specialised in ILD in the regional ILD specialist centre in Siena. She is (co)author of more than 80 manuscripts on ILD and sarcoidosis.