Florina Gisela Gaina, PhD, currently works at 'Victor Babes” National Institute of Pathology, Bucharest, Romania. She received her PhD in Biology from the University of Bucharest, Romania, in 2009 with a thesis project based on the study of the proteins involved in muscular dystrophies. She is a research scientist working in the field of skeletal muscle. The primary focus of her research activities is on skeletal muscle regeneration. She has been involved in a number of research projects funded by regional, national, and international public agencies. She is an author and/or co-author of more than twenty scientific papers and conference abstracts and three book chapters.