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, of the AMR Action Fund and in the Advisory Board of the Global AMR R&D HUB as observer.