Dr. Valeria Gigante is Team Lead at the World Health Organization (WHO) in the AMR Division where she coordinates research and priority-setting.
Dr Gigante worked for the European Medicines Agency, for the Italian Medicines Agency until joining WHO in 2017.
Dr Gigante holds a Master Degree in Pharmacy with training in Microbiology and Hygiene, a Ph.D. in Pharmacology and Toxicology on available therapies for MDR-TB. She has executive education from INSEAD.
Dr Gigante represents WHO in the Scientific Advisory Committees of GARDP and of the AMR Action Fund as observer.