Research Leader, Digital Epidemiology Group
ISI Foundation, Turin, Italy
Daniela Paolotti got her PhD in Physics from the University of Camerino, Italy in 2005. She is Research Leader in the Computational Epidemiology and Public Health group at ISI Foundation in Turin. Before joining ISI in 2008, she was a researcher in the Bioinformatics group at the Novartis Vaccine Research Center in Siena. Her research focus is in digital and computational epidemiology. At ISI she coordinates the ten-year-old Europe-wide network of platforms for Web-based surveillance of influenza called Influenzanet. She is interested in in complex techno-social systems and in studying new data-collection schemes aimed at detecting disease-related information directly from the general population, both with passive and active approaches.