Professor Marina Melone received the "Mediterranean Award for Science and Research 2024".
The ceremony took place in Naples at the United States of the World headquarters in the presence of political, institutional, religious and military authorities from various countries.
Secretary-General Michele Capasso emphasised Professor Melone's profound humanity in caring for patients suffering from rare diseases and her significant contribution to scientific research in the field of neurodegenerative diseases.
The Prize was presented by Prof. Michele Capasso and Prof. Luigi Nicolais, former Minister of the Italian Republic and President of the CNR.