Dr. Raimondi is currently listed among the World’s Top 2% Scientists by the Stanford university ranking. She has been awarded 4 frontier research grants by the European Research Council (ERC).
Dr. Raimondi is a Mechanical Engineer with a PhD in Bioengineering obtained in 2000 from Politecnico di Milano, Italy. Here, she is a Full Professor in Bioengineering at the Department of Chemistry, Materials and Chemical Engineering “G. Natta”. She teaches a laboratory course of “Cell modeling” in the Biomedical Engineering graduate program.
Dr. Raimondi is the founder and head of the Mechanobiology Lab. She has invented cutting-edge tools for cell modelling, ranging from bioengineered stem cell niches, to organoids-on-chip, to miniaturized imaging chambers implantable in vivo.
She recently spent one year in Philadelphia (PA, USA) as a visiting professor of Bioengineering at the Gottardi’s Bioengineering and Biomaterials Laboratory, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Dept. of Pediatrics, Perelman School of Medicine and Dept. of Bioengineering, School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, University of Pennsylvania.
Her current research is funded by the European Research Council (ERC), the European Commission (EC) and the National Centre for the Replacement, Refinement and Reduction of Animals in Research (NC3Rs). Her platforms are commercialized by her start-up company, MOAB srl. Dr Raimondi is the founder and President of ERC in Italy, the official association of ERC grantees based in Italy.