Dr Valeria Gigante

Team Lead, One Health Research Priority-setting and Synergy in AMR, WHO

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.