Dr. Flavia Prodam has been Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Piemonte Orientale, Italy, since 2011. She was graduated in Medicine from the University of Turin in 2001 and gained her post-graduate qualification in Endocrinology and Metabolism in 2006. In 2010, he was awarded as PhD from the University of Piemonte Orientale. Her research interests are: ghrelin, obesity, GH, genetics in hypopituitarism and short stature. She has written more than 47 original articles and 46 book chapters or reviews. She acts as referee for several international journals, and is an associate faculty member of F1000.