Andrea Cafarelli is a post-doctoral fellow at The BioRobotics Institute. In 2013 he received the Master degree (cum laude) in Biomedical Engineering from University of Pisa and in 2017 he obtained a PhD (cum laude) in Biorobotics at Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, defending a thesis entitled “Controlled ultrasound exposure for innovative therapeutic applications”. His research activity is mainly focused on the development of ultrasound-based systems for therapeutic purposes (i.e. high intensity ultrasound for cancer treatment and low intensity pulsed ultrasound from mediated drug delivery and regenerative medicine).
From 2019 is also co-founder of River Global Scientific Lab srl, a spin-off company of Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna dedicated to technological advances in the therapeutic ultrasound field.