Maria Chiara Monti

Maria Chiara Monti

Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II

Maria Chiara Monti

orcid ID 0000-0002-1337-2909

Current Position: Maria Chiara Monti, PhD, is full professor of Organic Chemistry since 2023 at the Department of Pharmacy, University of Naples ‘Federico II’.

Research activity and interest: Prof. Maria Chiara Monti has been trained both in classical protein biochemistry and in bio-molecular mass spectrometry. Her research is now focalized on natural compounds and mainly on the investigation of different aspects of protein-ligand interaction and chemical proteomics. A multi-disciplinary approach has been optimized by Prof. Monti combining mass spectrometry with limited proteolysis, selective chemical modification, circular dichroism, alpha screen, calorimetry, surface plasmon resonance, fluorescence analyses and molecular dynamics. She is co-author of more than 130 publications.

Ongoing Research funding’s projects

PRIN 2017 CODE 2017FJZZRC_003 Title: Bile acids activated receptors and liver metabolism: discovery and development of novel therapeutic targets in the treatment of steato-hepatitis (NASH).