PhD day - medicina traslazionale

11 luglio 2016

Aula Magna - Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna

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Scientific Program


09:00 OPENING LECTURE
Prof. MAURO PISTELLO, UNIVERSITY OF PISA
"Progress, perspectives, and perils in gene therapy"


MOLECULAR RESEARCH


09:45 All. FERRARI: "Cancer specific clock machinery"
10:00 All. PERUZZI: "Structural insight into PNKD function"
10:15 All. DE CESARI: "Ovarian Cancer: search of biomarkers for mass screening"
10:30 All. PYANKOVA: "Study of the effect of gravitational loading variations on human capillary endothelial cells"
10:45 All. BERTI: "Additional effects of PCSK9 on molecular processes
underlying atherosclerosis beyond the effects on circulating LDLcholesterol"
11:00 All. VANNINI: "Identification of Circulating Low Molecular Weight Endothelium-Protective Factors"


PRE-CLINICAL RESEARCH
I - FROM TOOLS TO MOLECULES


11:15 All. DI LASCIO: "Ultrasound parameters for the assessment of carotid plaque phenotype in mice"
11:30 All. BOCCADIFUOCO: "Towards the evaluation of the pathological state of ascending aortic aneurysms: integration of in-vivo measurements and numerical simulations
11:45 All. MISTO: "Fasting promotes liver oleoylethanolamide signaling through a histamine dependent mechanism"
12:00 All. ACCORRONI: "3-iodothyronamine effect on long-term potentiation: rescuing β-amyloid-induced synaptic dysfunction"


II – FROM MOLECULES TO CARDIAC REMODELING


12:15 All. GUZZOLINO: "Role of TBX5 controlled miRNAs in Holt-Oram Syndrome: deciphering regulatory circuitrie responsible for cardiac malformations"
12:30 All. AGRIMI: "Nutraceutical Approach to Prevent Work Stressinduced Brain-Heart Axis Dysfunctions linked to Cardiovascular Disease Risk: A Translational Study"
12:45 All. GRYGORATOS: "Cardiac remodeling in models of anthracyclineinduced cardiomyopathy"
13:00 - BREAK


III – FROM CARDIAC REMODELING TO CARDIAC REPAIR


14:15 All. PASTORMERLO: "Renal sympathetic denervation for cardioprotection after myocardial infarction: a preclinical study"
14:30 All. VERGARO: "Galectin-3 and aldosterone profibrotic pathways in the failing heart"
14:45 All. PAPINI:"Role of the exosomes on the epigenetic modulation of myocardial plasticity in a rodent model of myocardial infarction"
15:00 All. GABISONIA: "Gene Therapy with microRNAs in Experimental Myocardial Infarction"


CLINICAL RESEARCH
I –BIOMARKERS AND MEDIATORS OF CARDIAC RECOVERY


15:15 All. MENICHETTI: "The role of myocardial perfusion/innervation mismatch in patients undergoing catheter ablation for ventricular arrhythmias"
15:30 All. GUARINO: "Improvement in glucose control after bariatric surgery: the key role of autonomic nervous system"
15:45 All. RAGUSA: "VAD and recovery of natural heart: the role of inflammation and new markers"
16:00 All. TERRASINI: "Study on the role of sevoflurane in promoting the
release and uptake of endothelial exosomes protecting cardiomyocytes against perioperative ischemia/reperfusion injury"
16:15 All. CHABANE: "Beneficial effects of a complementary diet with cereal β-glucans on anterior myocardial infarction patients treated by primary PCI- "Cuore Sano" Protocol"
16:30 All. SAPONARO: "Vitamin D and Heart Failure: new perspectives, possible association and role of supplementation"
16:45 - BREAK


II – INNOVATIONS IN PATIENT MANAGEMENT


17:15 All. SAMONI: "Renal Functional Reserve may be inferred from variation of Renal Resistive Index: preliminary evidence"
17:30 All. BAJONA: "Ischemic Mitral Regurgitation: the Quest for Mitral Valve Repair Prognostic Factors"
17:45 All. BENEDETTI: "Smart home for the elderly : Design of a wellbeing evaluator and of a simplified warning scoring system"
18:00 All. VALLEGGI: "Reappraisal and remodeling of in-hospital care of end-of-life in heart failure: towards a patient-centered approach"
18:15 All. CASALINI: "Physicians' care networks in Tuscany: a proposal for the heart failure path's evaluation"


FROM THE PhD PROGRAM IN NEUROSCIENCE – SCUOLA NORMALE SUPERIORE


18:30 All. RIPA: "MicroRNA-29 counteracts age-dependent iron
accumulation in the brain"
18:45 All. SIANO: "A FRET based biosensor to image the impact of Tau conformation in pathological context"
19:00 All. TERRIGNO: "Brain in a dish: ES cells for the production of neurons suitable for in vivo transplantation"


19:15 CLOSURE