Elena Cattaneo, an Italian pharmacologist, biologist, academic and senator is known for her studies on Huntington’s disease and her research on stem cells.

A life senator since August 30, 2013, she visited CREF, to tour the historic Palazzina di Via Panisperna where Enrico Fermi and his students took Italian physics to its pinnacle.

Senator Cattaneo had the opportunity to learn about the new scientific projects of the Enrico Fermi Research Center carried out during the presidency of Professor Luciano Pietronero.