Former director of a Rizzoli research laboratory, she will take office on 1 July22 June 2022
Milena Fini is the new Scientific Director of the Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute in Bologna, appointed by the Minister of Health after consultation with the President of the Emilia-Romagna Region.
Director of the Surgical Sciences and Technologies Unit at the Rizzoli, Fini carries out activities at an international level on technological innovations and new therapeutic strategies in the musculoskeletal field. She is co-responsible for the translational research line "Regenerative and Restorative Medicine" and participates in the projects of the national IRCCS networks dealing with regeneration and reconstruction of the musculoskeletal system and ageing.
She has been active in the study of traumatic, degenerative, infectious and oncological musculoskeletal diseases and in projects and clinical studies carried out in collaboration with the Rizzoli orthopaedic departments. In addition, Fini, who will take up her post as scientific director on 1 July, has developed research of international weight on biomaterials, osteoporosis and osteoarthritis, spinal and prosthetic surgery, fractures and loss of tissue substance.