Mattia Trunfio


Mattia Trunfio, MD, PhD, is currently a postdoc at the San Diego CFAR Translational Virology Core, Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases and Global Health, University of California San Diego (June 2024-today). Mattia graduated as medical doctor at University of Milan (Italy) in 2014, and he specialized in Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine at the University of Turin (Italy) in 2018, with several clinical and research experiences abroad during his studies (Tanzania, Uganda, Brighton, and Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, Liverpool). He served during the COVID-19 pandemic in Turin, and then he moved to University of California San Diego in 2022 during his last year of PhD studies to attend the Interdisciplinary Research Fellowship in NeuroAIDS (2022-2024). Mattia's research interest is focused on the Central Nervous System complications of chronic infections, primarily HIV and co-infecting viral pathogens.