Consorzio Interuniversitario per lo sviluppo dei Sistemi a Grande Interfase
Center for Colloid and Surface Science

Personal information

Position: Permanent Staff


Phone: +39 080 5592328

Location: Bari

Fields of Interest and Expertise

Epidemiology, molecular epidemiology, infectious diseases, emerging infectious diseases, public health, virology, microbiology, molecular diagnostics, vaccines, vaccination, health communication


Degree courses of the School of Medicine and Surgery-University of Bari

Curriculum Vitae

Full Professor of Hygiene and Preventive Medicine since 2021 at the School of Medicine of the University of Bari-Aldo Moro, Interdisciplinary Department of Medicine. PH.D. in \"Infectious Diseases\". He has worked on several projects funded by MIUR and the Ministry of Health. Head of the Laboratory of Molecular Epidemiology-UOC Hygiene, Policlinico Hospital of Bari. Coordinator of the Degree Courses of the Health Professions (SNT04). Member of the Ph.D. teaching board: \"PUBLIC HEALTH, CLINICAL MEDICINE AND ONCOLOGY\" and previously \"ANIMAL HEALTH AND ZOONOSES\". Main research areas: epidemiology, public health, vaccination, surveillance and molecular epidemiology of infectious diseases, health emergencies. Teaching activity in three-year degree courses of the Health Professions of the School of Medicine and the Degree Course in Dentistry, Bachelor’s degree of the Department of Pharmacy-Medicine Sciences and Schools of Specialization in Hygiene and Preventive Medicine of the University of Bari and Community Medicine and Primary Care. Member of the scientific group \"Data and Surveillance\" at Istituto Superiore di Sanità. Member of the Working Group \"Feasibility of HIV/AIDS national platform\". Member of the National Working Group for Viral Hepatitis at Ministry of Health. \"Regional Commission for HIV and AIDS interventions\" component. She is involved in several epidemiological and molecular surveillance activities at the Osservatorio Epidemiologico Regionale (OER Puglia). The h-index in November 2021 is 29.




Clinical outcome of breakthrough COVID-19 in multiple myeloma patients after three or more anti-SARS-CoV-2 vaccine doses: a single center analysis of 64 cases

- Sgherza N. - Curci P. - Rizzi R. - Battisti O. - Perfetto A. - Weigl S. - Larocca A.M.V. - Maria Chironna - Tafuri S. - Musto P.
Annals of Hematology

Single-Molecule Bioelectronic Sensor: Improving Reliability with Machine Learning Approaches

- Lucia Sarcina - Scandurra C. - Caputo M. - Catacchio M. - Cinzia Di Franco - Paolo Bollella - Maria Chironna - Fabrizio Torricelli - Esposito I. - Osterbacka R. - Gaetano Scamarcio - Eleonora Macchia - Luisa Torsi
FLEPS 2023 - IEEE International Conference on Flexible and Printable Sensors and Systems, Proceedings

Population-level benefits of increasing influenza vaccination uptake among Italian older adults: results from a granular panel model

- Domnich A. - Orsi A. - Panatto D. - Ogliastro M. - Barca A. - Bert F. - Cereda D. - Maria Chironna - Costantino C. - Fiacchini D. - Pariani E. - Rizzo C. - Volpe E. - Icardi G.
Frontiers in Public Health

Comparison of HAV and HCV infections in vivo and in vitro reveals distinct patterns of innate immune evasion and activation

- Colasanti O. - Burm R. - Huang H.E. - Riedl T. - Traut J. - Gillich N. - Li T.F. - Corneillie L. - Faure-Dupuy S. - Grünvogel O. - Heide D. - Lee J.Y. - Tran C.S. - Merle U. - Maria Chironna - Vondran F.F.W. - Esser-Nobis K. - Binder M. - Bartenschlager R. - Heikenwälder M. - Meuleman P. - Lohmann V.
Journal of Hepatology

Effectiveness of First-Line Therapy with Old and Novel Antibiotics in Ventilator-Associated Pneumonia Caused by Carbapenem-Resistant Acinetobacter baumannii: A Real Life, Prospective, Observational, Single-Center Study

- Dalfino L. - Stufano M. - Bavaro D.F. - Diella L. - Belati A. - Stolfa S. - Romanelli F. - Ronga L. - Di Mussi R. - Murgolo F. - Loconsole D. - Maria Chironna - Mosca A. - Montagna M.T. - Saracino A. - Grasso S.

Hospitalization for bronchiolitis in children aged ≤ 1year, Southern Italy, year 2021: need for new preventive strategies?

- Baldassarre M.E. - Loconsole D. - Centrone F. - Caselli D. - Martire B. - Quartulli L. - Acquafredda A. - D’Amato G. - Maffei G. - Latorre G. - Riganti A. - Di Noia M. - Maria Chironna - Laforgia N.
Italian Journal of Pediatrics

Incidence and Prevalence of Multisystem Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C) in Southern Italy †

- La Torre F. - Elicio M.P. - Monno V.A. - Maria Chironna - Moramarco F. - Campanozzi A. - Civino A. - Cecinati V. - Vairo U. - Giordano M. - Milella L. - Loconsole D. - Cardinale F.

Humoral Immune Response after anti-SARS-CoV-2 Vaccine "Booster" Dose in Patients with Monoclonal Gammopathy of Undetermined Significance (MGUS)

- Sgherza N. - Curci P. - Rizzi R. - Larocca A.M.V. - Vimercati L. - Tafuri S. - Maria Chironna - Musto P.
Mediterranean Journal of Hematology and Infectious Diseases

Mental health of medical students belonging to sexual minorities: A focus on help-seeking behavior in an Italian multicenter survey

- Lo Moro G. - Leombruni P. - Bert F. - Siliquini R. - Corradi A. - Gualano M.R. - Olivero E. - Rossello P. - Barello S. - Acampora A. - Arzani D. - Agodi A. - Barchitta M. - Brunelli L. - Brusaferro S. - Celotto D. - Maria Chironna - Loconsole D. - Baldo V. - Cocchio S. - Cofini V. - D’Onofrio S. - D’Errico M.M. - D’Errico M. - Marzuillo C. - Baccolini V. - Pasquarella C. - Di Fonzo D. - Pavia M. - Restivo V. - Casuccio A.
Current Psychology

Assessment of 2021/22 influenza epidemic scenarios in Italy during SARS-CoV-2 outbreak

- Maria Chironna - Dipierro G. - Franzini J.M. - Icardi G. - Loconsole D. - Pariani E. - Pastore S. - Volpe M.

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