Ilaria Maria Saracino - TGD

Ilaria Maria Saracino

CEO, Purchase manager, Research and Development


Graduated with honors in Biological Sciences ,pathophysiology address, at the University of Bologna in 2006. She obtained a PhD in Biochemistry in 2011 and subsequently in 2019 the specialization in Microbiology and Virology at the University of Turin. Author of 46 scientific articles and numerous collaborations, now researcher at the University of Bologna. She is the CEO of the company and is involved in the study of various natural compounds based on essential oils and their effects on numerous microorganisms.

Curriculum Vitae


CEO at TGD s.r.l.


Consultant for research and development at TGD s.r.l.


Consultant for Prof. Dino Vaira, DIMEC University of Bologna, for the research project on the inhibitory and bactericidal activity of probiotic strains vs H. pylori. In vitro studies on inhibitory and bactericidal activity.


Research Fellow at DIMEC University of Bologna. Involved in

  • the beneficial effects of daily administration of L-cysteine in patients with atrophic gastritis who have been eradicated from H. pylori.
  • Research and validation of fecal markers for early diagnosis of Colorectal Cancer.
  • Evaluation of tissue markers for preneoplastic and neoplastic lesions of the colon-rectum.
  • Evaluation of the bactericidal activity of two copper compounds.

Ph.D. in Biochemistry.

Thesis title: “Biochemical and biomolecular methods applied to clinical medicine: performance of real-time TaqMan PCR for clarithromycin resistance assessment in H. pylori and fecal tests in colorectal carcinoma diagnostics: M2PK, calprotectin, and FOBT.”


Bachelor’s Degree in Biological Sciences, specializing in Pathophysiology, with a final grade of 110/110 cum laude.

Licensed to practice as a Biologist.