Cinzia Scarcelli

Cinzia Scarcelli

President, SCN8A European Federation

Cinzia is mother of 3 kids: Aron, Edit and Tomi.

Aron was diagnosed with de novo SCN8A most frequent variant, Arg1872Trp, when he was 6 months old.

Aron inspired Cinzia to bring together Italian families and set up SCN8A Italia ODV, based in Milan, in 2020.

Aron inspired Cinzia to work closely with patient advocates and scientists in order to create an international network that was strengthened by the first European Conference, in 2021.

In February 2022 the SCN8A European Federation was established in Amsterdam and Cinzia appointed as President.

Cinzia has got a Master of Science in Pharmaceutical Chemistry and a second one in Clinical Nutrition.

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