Ethics, Applied Ethics, Bioethics, Philosophy of Medicine
2014-present: European Institute of Oncology, European School of Molecular Medicine, University of Milan, Italy, PhD student in Foundations and Ethics of the Life Sciences program
M.A. in Philosophy, University Vita-Salute San Raffaele (Milan, Italy)
Thesis title: “L’invecchiamento e la persona anziana: questioni etiche e sociali” (Aging and the old person: ethical and social issues)
B.A. in Philosophy, University of Milan (Milan, Italy)
Dissertation title: “I diritti degli animali, uno sguardo bioetico” (Animal rights from a bioethical perspective)
September 2014 – January 2015: Rosella Visintin Lab (Campus IFOM-IEO, Milan, Italy): Chromosome Segregation laboratory using yeast as a model organism. Under the supervision of Clara Visintin: obtaining a new yeast strain carrying the phosphatase Cdc14 under the control of the attenuate ADH promoter to reduce its levels hence activity. Training in basic lab activities such as PCR, DNA purification, DNA extraction, classical yeast mating techniques including tetrad dissection, yeast cell culture, yeast transformation, yeast synchronization experiments, western blot analyses, agarose and acrylamide gel electrophoresis, protein extraction and indirect immunofluorescence.
March – July 2014: Pier Paolo Di Fiore Lab (Campus IFOM-IEO, Milan, Italy): Basic and translational cancer research in the fields of endocytosis, stem cells and functional genomics. Under the supervision of Tamara Tanos and her group: training in basic lab procedures such as PCR, cell cleaning, immunofluorescence, cell culture, ex vivo cancer cell culture.
Ferretti G., (forthcoming) Overdiagnosis. In: Boniolo G. - Sanchini V. (eds), Ethical counseling and medical decision-making in the era of personalized medicine. A guide, Heidelberg: Springer.
Ferretti G., Santini E., Sezione documenti (eds), Bioetica Rivista Interdisciplinare, XXI (2013), n. 1, pp. 158-176.
Ferretti G., Santini E., Sezione documenti (eds), Bioetica Rivista Interdisciplinare, XXI (2013), n. 2-3, pp. 495 – 522.
Ferretti G., Pillola del giorno dopo e obiezione di coscienza, Bioetica Rivista Interdisciplinare, XX (2012), 4, pp. 577-598.
18th April 2015: “La Bioetica per i Giovani: un progetto che guarda al futuro della bioetica italiana”, presentation within the National Confercence “Legge 40: inizio di una nuova riflessione bioetica”, Novi Ligure, Italy.
January – March 2015: Teaching Assistant at University of Milan, Interfaculty of Cognitive Science, course of Clinical Ethics.
June 2011 – February 2014: Secretariat at Consulta di Bioetica Onlus.
January 2013 – February 2014: Executive assistant of Bioetica. Rivista Interdisciplinare.
Book launch with the author H. T. Hengelardt, Viaggi in Italia, saggi di bioetica, Le Lettere, Firenze 2012. January – February 2012, Torino, Lecce e Napoli.
“Il buon medico non obietta? Prospettive a confronto sull’obiezione di coscienza”, National Conference, June 6th 2013, Camera dei Deputati, Roma.
“L’obiezione di coscienza in sanità: aspetti etici, deontologici e giuridici”, National Conference, June 6th 2012, Firenze.
2015: Fondazione Umberto Veronesi Scholarship
2014: Fondazione Umberto Veronesi Scholarship
2014, Master Course on Ethical Counselling in Oncology, European Institute of Oncology and European School of Oncology, Milan, Italy.
2008-present: Volunteer for emergency rescue on ambulances in the area of Milano, Italy.
2013 - 2014: Planning and organization of the project “La bioetica per i giovani – Consulta di Bioetica Onlus” winner of the grant “Otto per Mille – Chiesa Valdese 2013”.
2012 - 2013: Planning and organization of the project “La bioetica per i giovani – Consulta di Bioetica Onlus” winner of the grant “Otto per Mille – Chiesa Valdese 2012”.
2009: Welfare worker stage at Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico di Milano in the Emergency, Geriatric, Psychiatric and Internal Medicine divisions.