Susanna Rosi, PhD

Adjunct Professor, UCSF
(628) 206-3708


  • BS, Science, University of Florence, Italy, 1995
  • PhD, Biological Sciences, University of Florence, Italy, 2000
  • Postdoctoral, Pharmacology, University of Florence, Italy, 2000-01
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate, Psychology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, 2002-06

Clinical and Research Interests

  • Neuroinflammation
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Therapeutic cranial irradiation and cognition
  • Space irradiation and cognition
  • Innate immune system and cognition
  • Synaptic plasticity, hippocampal learning and memory
  • Plasticity-related immediate early gene Arc (activity regulated cytoskeleton-associated protein)
  • Tumor Necrosis Factor-(TNF-α), learning and memory
  • Prefrontal cortex injury and cognitive functions