Pasinelli is the General Manager and Director of Fondazione Telethon,
having been appointed in 2009.
She was General Manager of Dompé Q-rare, a division of Dompé S.p.A., from 2007 to 2009. Previously she was Scientific Director of Fondazione Telethon, Divisional Director for Schering Plough S.p.A. and also held various positions in Smith Kline & French S.p.A..
She is a Director of CIR S.p.A., Anima Holding S.p.A., Anima SGR, Dompè Farmaceutici S.p.A., Diasorin S.p.A., the State University of Milan, and is a member of the Executive Committee of Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT) in Genoa. She has the title of “Commendatore al Merito della Repubblica Italiana”.
She graduated in Pharmacology from the University of Parma.