Company: Mayo Clinic
Job title: Senior Research Scientist, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology
Dr. Davide Povero is currently a Senior Research Scientist in the Department of Biochemistryand Molecular Biology at Mayo Clinic Rochester, MN. He received his MSc in BiomedicalSciences and his PhD in Experimental Medicine and Oncology from the University of Torino,Italy. During his graduate training he moved to the US and pursued his training on pathobiologyof nonalcoholic steatohepatitis (NASH), liver fibrosis and inflammation at the Cleveland Clinicand at the University of California San Diego in the laboratory of Prof. Ariel Feldstein. After hispostgraduate training, he joined early on Jecure Therapeutics, a biotech start-up based in SanDiego and acquired by Genentech in November 2018. At Jecure, Dr. Povero worked on cell andin vivo pharmacology of potent and selective inhibitors of NLRP3 for treatment of NASH andliver fibrosis.