Matteo graduated in Pharmaceutical Biotechnologies at the University of Milan, Italy, in 2006, discussing a thesis on the molecular analysis of neuronal signalling markers in a pharmacological model of schizophrenia. He gained a PhD in Neuropharmacology at the University of Catania, Italy, in 2010, discussing a thesis on the investigation of gene-environment interactions on markers of synaptic plasticity in a behavioural model of psychiatric disorders.
He had his first editorial experience at Hippocrates Edizioni Medico-Scientifiche in Milan, Italy, from 2010 to 2012. He focused his work on medical books, conference proceedings and commissioned content, handling articles and book chapters from submission to publication, liaising with authors and cooperating with other departments within the company.
He joined the BMC series editorial team in June 2016 as the Editor of BMC Medical Genetics. He is also a contributor to the BMC Series blog.
Anne Menard, Manuscript Editor
Anne is a Manuscript Editor for the BMC Series, and has been the Manuscript Editor for BMC Medical Genetics since March 2019. Anne has a Master’s degree in Molecular Genetics and a Bachelor’s degree in Medical Genetics, both from the University of Leicester. Anne previously worked on the BMC Series as an Assistant Editor and then a Senior Assistant Editor.
Before joining the BMC Series, Anne worked on a research project at the Institute of Psychiatry of King’s College London, before moving to the Middle East and working on a medical journal in Oman for two years. This sparked her interest in scientific publishing, and led her to working at BioMed Central when she moved back to London. She is delighted to be working on BMC Medical Genetics and promoting open access.