Her name is Carlotta Perucca Orfei and her project aims to study the potential of therapies based on the use of secretoma of mesenchymal cells for the treatment of chronic tendinopathies. Her research, carried out in cooperation with University of Miami, could bring to a new strategy to treat tendinopathy in a more effective, less invasive and more specific way according to the specific needs of each patient. Carlotta is one of the five young researchers that IBSA Foundation will finance in 2018.