Position: Permanent Staff
Location: Siena - STCDB
Fields of Interest and Expertise
Cellular damages induced by oxidative stress and defense mechanisms elicited by antioxidants
Detection of biomarkers of oxidative stress
Glutathione dependant detoxification of xenobiotics
Nitric oxide, S-nitrosothiols and other NOx: detection and function
Potential therapeutic compounds releasing H2S, evaluation of their biological effect and of their influence on the levels of endogenous antioxidants
1992: Degree in Biological Sciences, University of Siena
1992-1995: Fellowship at the Tecnobiochip (Marciana, LI), at the University “La Sapienza” in Rome and at the Pharmacia Research Center (Milan)
1995-1998: Ph student at the Institute of Pathologic Anatomy, University of Siena.
1999: PhD in Diagnostic Pathology, University of Siena
1998-2001: Research Technician at the University of Siena2001-: Researcher, Assistant Professor, Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Siena
2010: Visiting Researcher at the Department of Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Texas (USA).
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