About Alessandra d'Azzo

Dr. Alessandra d’Azzo is a faculty member in the department of genetics and Endowed Chair in genetics and gene therapy at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. She received her two PhDs from the University of Milano, Italy and Erasmus University in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. At St. Jude, she leads her lab in an investigation of the lysosomal system and the catastrophic, genetic diseases associated with lysosomal dysfunction. Her approach is one driven by a relentless curiosity and a passion for science discoveries that help develop therapeutic treatment for children.

Science Team

Meet the Team

Ida Annunziata, PhD
  • Ida Annunziata, PhD
  • Scientist
Yvan Campos
  • Yvan Campos
  • Scientist
Leigh E. Fremuth
  • Leigh E. Fremuth
  • Graduate Student
Elida Gomero
  • Elida Gomero
  • Lead Researcher
Huimin Hu, PhD
  • Huimin Hu, PhD
  • Scientist
Rosario Mosca
  • Rosario Mosca
  • Senior Researcher
Diantha Van De Vlekkert
  • Diantha Van De Vlekkert
  • Lead Researcher
Jason A. Weesner
  • Jason A. Weesner
  • Graduate Student