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  1. ncbi Infection with chikungunya virus in Italy: an outbreak in a temperate region
    G Rezza
    Department of Infectious, Parasitic, and Immunomediated Diseases, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
    Lancet 370:1840-6. 2007
  2. ncbi Evidence for evolution of canine parvovirus type 2 in Italy
    C Buonavoglia
    Department of Animal Health and Well Being, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of Bari, s p per Casamassima km 3, 70010 Valenzano, Bari, Italy
    J Gen Virol 82:3021-5. 2001
  3. pmc Glucokinase gene mutations: structural and genotype-phenotype analyses in MODY children from South Italy
    Nadia Tinto
    Dipartimento di Biochimica e Biotecnologie Mediche, Università di Napoli Federico II and CEINGE Biotecnologie Avanzate, Napoli, Italia
    PLoS ONE 3:e1870. 2008
  4. ncbi Blood pressure control in Italy: results of recent surveys on hypertension
    Massimo Volpe
    Division of Cardiology, II Faculty of Medicine, University of Rome La Sapienza, Sant Andrea Hospital, Rome, Italy
    J Hypertens 25:1491-8. 2007
  5. doi Long-term results of riboflavin ultraviolet a corneal collagen cross-linking for keratoconus in Italy: the Siena eye cross study
    Aldo Caporossi
    Department of Ophthalmology and Neurosurgery, Santa Maria delle Scotte Hospital, Siena University, Siena, Italy
    Am J Ophthalmol 149:585-93. 2010
  6. pmc Mitochondrial haplogroup U5b3: a distant echo of the epipaleolithic in Italy and the legacy of the early Sardinians
    Maria Pala
    Dipartimento di Genetica e Microbiologia, Universita di Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Am J Hum Genet 84:814-21. 2009
  7. pmc Chikungunya virus in Aedes albopictus, Italy
    Paolo Bonilauri
    Emerg Infect Dis 14:852-4. 2008
  8. doi The northward spread of leishmaniasis in Italy: evidence from retrospective and ongoing studies on the canine reservoir and phlebotomine vectors
    Michele Maroli
    Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
    Trop Med Int Health 13:256-64. 2008
  9. ncbi Reducing clinical variations with clinical pathways: do pathways work?
    M Panella
    Department of Medical Sciences, Section of Public Health, University of Eastern Piedmont A Avogadro, Novara, Italy
    Int J Qual Health Care 15:509-21. 2003
  10. pmc West Nile virus epidemic in horses, Tuscany region, Italy
    Gian Luca Autorino
    Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Regioni Lazio e Toscana, Rome, Italy
    Emerg Infect Dis 8:1372-8. 2002

Research Grants

  1. 12th International Congress of Radiation Research
    George Iliakis; Fiscal Year: 2003
  2. FASEB SRC on Lysophospholipd Mediators in Health and Disease
    Julie D Saba; Fiscal Year: 2011
  3. Jennifer E Lansford; Fiscal Year: 2016
  4. CHEMISTRY SUPPORT SERVICES TO THE ENVIRONMENTAL TOXICOLOGY PROGRAM
    CLARK ALGAIER; Fiscal Year: 2009
  5. Francesca Tentori; Fiscal Year: 2015
  6. Depot calcineurin inhibitors to prevent graft rejection
    Thomas J Smith; Fiscal Year: 2010
  7. Laura E Nagy; Fiscal Year: 2016
  8. Histone modifications and respiratory effects of traffic particle exposure
    Lifang Hou; Fiscal Year: 2013
  9. 2010 and 2012 Membrane Transport Proteins
    Robert H Edwards; Fiscal Year: 2012
  10. Forms of Vitamin E Have Opposing Effects on Inflammation
    Joan M Cook-Mills; Fiscal Year: 2011

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  1. ncbi Infection with chikungunya virus in Italy: an outbreak in a temperate region
    G Rezza
    Department of Infectious, Parasitic, and Immunomediated Diseases, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
    Lancet 370:1840-6. 2007
    Chikungunya virus (CHIKV), which is transmitted by Aedes spp mosquitoes, has recently caused several outbreaks on islands in the Indian Ocean and on the Indian subcontinent. We report on an outbreak in Italy.
  2. ncbi Evidence for evolution of canine parvovirus type 2 in Italy
    C Buonavoglia
    Department of Animal Health and Well Being, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of Bari, s p per Casamassima km 3, 70010 Valenzano, Bari, Italy
    J Gen Virol 82:3021-5. 2001
    ..The failure of established typing methods to distinguish this antigenic variant was overcome by the development of an RFLP assay...
  3. pmc Glucokinase gene mutations: structural and genotype-phenotype analyses in MODY children from South Italy
    Nadia Tinto
    Dipartimento di Biochimica e Biotecnologie Mediche, Università di Napoli Federico II and CEINGE Biotecnologie Avanzate, Napoli, Italia
    PLoS ONE 3:e1870. 2008
    ..Maturity onset diabetes of the young type 2 (or GCK MODY) is a genetic form of diabetes mellitus provoked by mutations in the glucokinase gene (GCK)...
  4. ncbi Blood pressure control in Italy: results of recent surveys on hypertension
    Massimo Volpe
    Division of Cardiology, II Faculty of Medicine, University of Rome La Sapienza, Sant Andrea Hospital, Rome, Italy
    J Hypertens 25:1491-8. 2007
    ..Blood pressure (BP) control is reported to be poor in hypertensive patients worldwide...
  5. doi Long-term results of riboflavin ultraviolet a corneal collagen cross-linking for keratoconus in Italy: the Siena eye cross study
    Aldo Caporossi
    Department of Ophthalmology and Neurosurgery, Santa Maria delle Scotte Hospital, Siena University, Siena, Italy
    Am J Ophthalmol 149:585-93. 2010
    ..To report the long-term results of 44 keratoconic eyes treated by combined riboflavin ultraviolet A collagen cross-linking in the first Italian open, nonrandomized phase II clinical trial, the Siena Eye Cross Study...
  6. pmc Mitochondrial haplogroup U5b3: a distant echo of the epipaleolithic in Italy and the legacy of the early Sardinians
    Maria Pala
    Dipartimento di Genetica e Microbiologia, Universita di Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Am J Hum Genet 84:814-21. 2009
    ....
  7. pmc Chikungunya virus in Aedes albopictus, Italy
    Paolo Bonilauri
    Emerg Infect Dis 14:852-4. 2008
  8. doi The northward spread of leishmaniasis in Italy: evidence from retrospective and ongoing studies on the canine reservoir and phlebotomine vectors
    Michele Maroli
    Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
    Trop Med Int Health 13:256-64. 2008
    Visceral leishmaniasis (VL) incidence has been increased in Italy in humans and dogs since the 1990s, with new foci being detected within traditional boundaries of endemic transmission but also in northern regions previously regarded as ..
  9. ncbi Reducing clinical variations with clinical pathways: do pathways work?
    M Panella
    Department of Medical Sciences, Section of Public Health, University of Eastern Piedmont A Avogadro, Novara, Italy
    Int J Qual Health Care 15:509-21. 2003
    ..To test clinical pathways in a variety of Italian health care organizations in 2000-2002 to measure performance in decreasing process and outcome variations...
  10. pmc West Nile virus epidemic in horses, Tuscany region, Italy
    Gian Luca Autorino
    Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Regioni Lazio e Toscana, Rome, Italy
    Emerg Infect Dis 8:1372-8. 2002
    During the late summer of 1998, veterinary authorities in Tuscany, Italy, received reports of cases of neurologic disease among horses residing in a large wetland area located in the provinces of Florence and Pistoia...
  11. ncbi Occurrence and resistance to antibiotics of Campylobacter jejuni and Campylobacter coli in animals and meat in northeastern Italy
    G Pezzotti
    Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle Venezie, Via Romea 14 A, 35020 Legnaro PD, Italy
    Int J Food Microbiol 82:281-7. 2003
    A study was carried out in northeastern Italy during 2000 and 2001 to investigate the occurrence of Campylobacter jejuni and Campylobacter coli in animals, cattle, pigs, and broilers, and raw meat, beef, pork, and chicken...
  12. ncbi Exocrine pancreatic cancer, cigarette smoking, and diabetes mellitus: a case-control study in northern Italy
    Luigina Bonelli
    Unit of Clinical Epidemiology, National Cancer Institute, Genova, Italy
    Pancreas 27:143-9. 2003
    ..More studies are needed to clarify whether long-lasting insulin-treated diabetes is an etiological co-factor in PC...
  13. ncbi The burden of hospitalised pneumonia in Lazio, Italy, 1997-1999
    P Giorgi Rossi
    Agency for Public Health, Lazio Region, Rome, Italy
    Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 8:528-36. 2004
    ..To evaluate the burden of hospitalised pneumonia in adults in the Lazio region (1997-1999); to describe community-acquired pneumonia (CAP), suspected nosocomial infection (NI) and AIDS-related pneumonia...
  14. ncbi Predictions of mortality from pleural mesothelioma in Italy: a model based on asbestos consumption figures supports results from age-period-cohort models
    Alessandro Marinaccio
    Epidemiology Unit, Occupational Medicine Department, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Prevention, Rome, Italy
    Int J Cancer 115:142-7. 2005
    b>Italy was the second main asbestos producer in Europe, after the Soviet Union, until the end of the 1980s, and raw asbestos was imported on a large scale until 1992...
  15. ncbi Virological and molecular characterization of a mammalian orthoreovirus type 3 strain isolated from a dog in Italy
    Nicola Decaro
    Department of Animal Health and Well Being, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of Bari, Strada per Casamassima Km 3, 70010 Valenzano, Bari, Italy
    Vet Microbiol 109:19-27. 2005
    ..77%) observed in dogs...
  16. ncbi Determinants of age at menopause in women attending menopause clinics in Italy
    Fabio Parazzini
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negriî, Via Eritrea, 62 20157 Milano, Italy
    Maturitas 56:280-7. 2007
    We analysed the mean age at menopause and its determinants in 31,000 women attending menopause clinics in Italy.
  17. ncbi Changes over time in the prevalence and quality of care of type 2 diabetes in Italy: the Casale Monferrato surveys, 1988 and 2000
    Graziella Bruno
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Torino, Corso Dogliotti 14, I 10126 Torino, Italy
    Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis 18:39-45. 2008
    ..In this study we assessed the prevalence of diagnosed type 2 diabetes and the quality of care during the period 1988-2000 in an Italian population...
  18. doi National pathfinder survey on children's oral health in Italy: pattern and severity of caries disease in 4-year-olds
    G Campus
    Dental Institute, University of Sassari, Sassari, Italy
    Caries Res 43:155-62. 2009
    ..22. The results suggest a need to plan preventive programs to reduce oral health disparities among Italian preschool children, based on educational intervention with parents and children concerning oral health and caries prevention...
  19. ncbi Evolution and predictors of HIV type-1 drug resistance in patients failing combination antiretroviral therapy in Italy
    Simona Di Giambenedetto
    Institute of Clinical Infectious Diseases, Catholic University, Rome, Italy
    Antivir Ther 14:359-69. 2009
    ..This study aimed to examine the evolution of genotypic drug resistance prevalence in treatment-failing patients in the multicentre, Italian, Antiretroviral Resistance Cohort Analysis (ARCA)...
  20. doi Molecular characterization of multidrug-resistant strains of Salmonella enterica serotype Typhimurium and Monophasic variant (S. 4,[5],12:i:-) isolated from human infections in Italy
    Anna Maria Dionisi
    Department of Infectious, Parasitic, and Immune Mediated Diseases, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
    Foodborne Pathog Dis 6:711-7. 2009
    Salmonella enterica serovar Typhimurium (STM) represents the prevalent cause of foodborne gastroenteritis in Italy with the majority of isolates exhibiting multidrug resistance...
  21. pmc Epidemiology and costs of cervical cancer screening and cervical dysplasia in Italy
    Paolo Giorgi Rossi
    Agency for Public Health, Lazio Region, Rome, Italy
    BMC Public Health 9:71. 2009
    We estimated the number of women undergoing cervical cancer screening annually in Italy, the rates of cervical abnormalities detected, and the costs of screening and management of abnormalities.
  22. doi Anti-HPV vaccination: a review of recent economic data for Italy
    F S Mennini
    CEIS Sanità Centre for Health Economics and Management CHEM, Faculty of Economics, University of Rome, Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy
    Vaccine 27:A54-61. 2009
    ..quadrivalent and bivalent vaccines, respectively), at this point in time long-term economic models developed for Italy seem to indicate the quadrivalent vaccine as the most cost-effective option...
  23. ncbi Evidence for an impact on the incidence of canine leishmaniasis by the mass use of deltamethrin-impregnated dog collars in southern Italy
    M Maroli
    Department of Parasitology, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
    Med Vet Entomol 15:358-63. 2001
    ..We made a field evaluation of the efficacy of deltamethrin dog collars in a CanL focus of southern Italy, Mount Vesuvius area of Campania region, where the vector is Phlebotomus perniciosus Newstead (Diptera: ..
  24. ncbi Influenza virus circulation in wild aquatic birds in Italy during H5N2 and H7N1 poultry epidemic periods (1998 to 2000)
    Maria Alessandra De Marco
    Istituto Nazionale per la Fauna Selvatica A Ghigi, Ozzano Emilia BO, Italy
    Avian Pathol 34:480-5. 2005
    Two epidemics of avian influenza due to H5 and H7 highly pathogenic viruses occurred in poultry in Italy in 1997/98 and 1999/2000, respectively...
  25. ncbi Adverse drug reactions related to amoxicillin alone and in association with clavulanic acid: data from spontaneous reporting in Italy
    Francesco Salvo
    Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine and Pharmacology, Section of Pharmacology, University of Messina, Messina, Italy
    J Antimicrob Chemother 60:121-6. 2007
    ..To analyse an Italian database of spontaneous reporting of suspected adverse drug reactions in order to compare the safety profile of amoxicillin and amoxicillin/clavulanic acid...
  26. pmc Consumption of fresh fruit rich in vitamin C and wheezing symptoms in children. SIDRIA Collaborative Group, Italy (Italian Studies on Respiratory Disorders in Children and the Environment)
    F Forastiere
    Department of Epidemiology, Regional Health Authority, Lazio, Rome, Italy
    Thorax 55:283-8. 2000
    ..The consumption of fruit rich in vitamin C was examined in relation to wheezing and other respiratory symptoms in cross sectional and follow up studies of Italian children...
  27. ncbi Effectiveness of hepatitis B vaccination in babies born to hepatitis B surface antigen-positive mothers in Italy
    A Mele
    Clinical Epidemiology Unit, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
    J Infect Dis 184:905-8. 2001
    ..There is no evidence that the emergence of HBV escape mutants secondary to the immune pressure against wild-type HBV is of concern...
  28. ncbi Circulation of influenza viruses in wild waterfowl wintering in Italy during the 1993-99 period: evidence of virus shedding and seroconversion in wild ducks
    M A De Marco
    Istituto Nazionale per la Fauna Selvatica A Ghigi, 9 via Ca Fornacetta, 40064 Ozzano Emilia BO, Italy
    Avian Dis 47:861-6. 2003
    ..We analyzed influenza virus circulation in wild ducks in Italy during six winter seasons (1993-99), using virus isolations and serological analyses...
  29. ncbi "Cervia II Working Group Report 2006": guidelines on diagnosis and treatment of Helicobacter pylori infection in Italy
    M Caselli
    School of Gastroenterology, University of Ferrara, Italy
    Dig Liver Dis 39:782-9. 2007
    ..pylori infection in Italy. Recommendations in the new European Guidelines were considered in the National setting, here in the light of ..
  30. pmc Explaining the decrease in coronary heart disease mortality in Italy between 1980 and 2000
    Luigi Palmieri
    National Centre of Epidemiology, Surveillance, and Promotion of Health, National Institutes of Health, 00162 Rome, Italy
    Am J Public Health 100:684-92. 2010
    We examined the extent to which the decrease in coronary heart disease (CHD) mortality rates in Italy could be explained by changes in cardiovascular risk factors versus the use of medical and surgical treatments.
  31. doi Seroprevalence and isolation of Toxoplasma gondii from free-range chickens in Ghana, Indonesia, Italy, Poland, and Vietnam
    J P Dubey
    U S Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Animal and Natural Resources Institute, Animal Parasitic Diseases Laboratory, Building 1001, Beltsville, Maryland 20705 2350, USA
    J Parasitol 94:68-71. 2008
    ..The prevalence of T. gondii in free-range chickens from Ghana, Indonesia, Italy, Poland, and Vietnam was determined using the modified agglutination test (MAT). Antibodies to T...
  32. doi Does temperature modify the association between air pollution and mortality? A multicity case-crossover analysis in Italy
    M Stafoggia
    Department of Epidemiology, Rome E Health Authority, Rome, Italy
    Am J Epidemiol 167:1476-85. 2008
    ..The authors found much higher PM(10) effects on mortality during warmer days. The hypothesis that such an effect is attributable to enhanced exposure to particles in summer could not be rejected...
  33. doi Variation in the bitter-taste receptor gene TAS2R38, and adiposity in a genetically isolated population in Southern Italy
    Beverly J Tepper
    Department of Food Science, School of Environmental and Biological Sciences, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 16:2289-95. 2008
    ..We hypothesized that the nontaster phenotype would be associated with higher BMI and waist circumference (WC) in females, and that dietary restraint would mediate this relationship...
  34. pmc Asymptomatic Leishmania infantum infection in an area of northwestern Italy (Piedmont region) where such infections are traditionally nonendemic
    Alberto Biglino
    Department of Clinical and Biological Sciences, University of Torino, Infectious Diseases Unit, Corso Dante 202, 10141 Asti, Italy
    J Clin Microbiol 48:131-6. 2010
    ..infection was assessed in a randomized sample of 526 healthy adults from a continental area of northwestern Italy where L...
  35. ncbi Aedes albopictus is a natural vector of Dirofilaria immitis in Italy
    G Cancrini
    Dipartimento di Scienze di Sanità Pubblica, Sez Parassitologia, Universita La Sapienza, P le Aldo Moro 2, 00185 Rome, Italy
    Vet Parasitol 118:195-202. 2003
    Investigations were carried out in Padova town (Veneto region, NE Italy) to define the actual role of Aedes albopictus in the natural transmission of Dirofilaria nematodes, and to assess the risk that its presence might represent for ..
  36. ncbi The cost of hospital-related care of patients with psoriasis in Italy based on the AISP study. Associazione Italiana Studi Psoriasi
    A F Finzi
    University of Milan, Istituto di Dermatologia, IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore, Italy
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 15:320-4. 2001
    The objective of this study was to assess the cost of caring for patients with psoriasis in Italy according to the AISP study (Associazione Italiana Studi Psoriasi or Italian Association for Studies on Psoriasis), involving 104 ..
  37. ncbi Feline leishmaniosis due to Leishmania infantum in Italy
    Alessandro Poli
    Department of Animal Pathology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pisa, Viale delle Piagge 2, I 56124, Pisa, Italy
    Vet Parasitol 106:181-91. 2002
    ....
  38. ncbi An estimation of Toxocara canis prevalence in dogs, environmental egg contamination and risk of human infection in the Marche region of Italy
    A Habluetzel
    Department of Veterinary Sciences, University of Camerino, 62024, Matelica, MC, Italy
    Vet Parasitol 113:243-52. 2003
    The human risk of infection with larvae of Toxocara canis was estimated in people from the Marche region of Italy. This region includes both urban and rural areas and its inhabitants frequently keep dogs for company, hunting, as ..
  39. ncbi Prevalence of nosocomial infections in Italy: result from the Lombardy survey in 2000
    A Lizioli
    Unitá Organizzativa Prevenzione Regione Lombardia, Via Pola 9, Milano, 20124, Italy
    J Hosp Infect 54:141-8. 2003
    ..8.7%). Methicillin-resistant S. aureus accounted for 23% of all isolated S. aureus. The results provide baseline data for rational priorities in allocation of resources, for further studies and for infection control activities...
  40. ncbi The frequency of limb girdle muscular dystrophy 2A in northeastern Italy
    Marina Fanin
    Department of Neurosciences, University of Padova, Padova, Italy
    Neuromuscul Disord 15:218-24. 2005
    ..Our study surveyed an area in northeastern Italy where an almost complete ascertainment was possible...
  41. ncbi Tobacco dependence in the general population in Italy
    S Gallus
    Istituto di Ricerche Farmacologiche Mario Negri, Milan
    Ann Oncol 16:703-6. 2005
    ..Measures of tobacco dependence are mainly used in the clinical setting, but limited information is available on tobacco dependence on a population level...
  42. ncbi Folk phytotherapeutical plants from Maratea area (Basilicata, Italy)
    Paolo Maria Guarrera
    Museo Nazionale Arti e Tradizioni Popolari, Piazza Marconi 8 10, 00144 Rome, Italy
    J Ethnopharmacol 99:367-78. 2005
    ..survey was undertaken for the period of 2002-2003 in the Tyrrhenian part of the Basilicata region of southern Italy. Data of 56 species of plants belonging to 29 families where gathered through interviews; among the species, 47 ..
  43. ncbi Bluetongue virus isolations from midges belonging to the Obsoletus complex (Culicoides, Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) in Italy
    G Savini
    Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale dell Abruzzo e del Molise G Caporale, Teramo, Italy
    Vet Rec 157:133-9. 2005
    ..These results indicate that a species other than C imicola is involved in the current re-emergence of bluetongue in the Mediterranean Basin, but whether it is C obsoletus sensu stricto or C scoticus, or both, is uncertain...
  44. ncbi Patterns of persistence with antihypertensive medications in newly diagnosed hypertensive patients in Italy: a retrospective cohort study in primary care
    Giampiero Mazzaglia
    Health Search, Italian College of General Practitioners, Florence
    J Hypertens 23:2093-100. 2005
    ..To describe patterns of persistence and related primary care costs associated with first antihypertensive treatment...
  45. ncbi Prevalence of common mental disorders in Italy: results from the European Study of the Epidemiology of Mental Disorders (ESEMeD)
    Giovanni de Girolamo
    Department of Mental Health, Azienda USL di Bologna, Viale Pepoli, 5, 40123, Bologna, Italy
    Soc Psychiatry Psychiatr Epidemiol 41:853-61. 2006
    To present 1-month, 12-month and lifetime prevalence estimates of mood, anxiety and alcohol disorders in Italy; and the socio-demographic correlates and comorbidity patterns of these estimated disorders.
  46. ncbi Cross-cultural evaluation of the short form 8-item Parkinson's Disease Questionnaire (PDQ-8): results from America, Canada, Japan, Italy and Spain
    Crispin Jenkinson
    Department of Public Health, University of Oxford, Old Road Campus, Headington, Oxford OX3 7LF, UK
    Parkinsonism Relat Disord 13:22-8. 2007
    ....
  47. ncbi A 12-year follow-up study of malpractice claims against radiologists in Italy
    A Fileni
    Istituto Nazionale di Riposo e Cura dell Anziano INRCA, Sede di Roma, Via Cassia 1167, I 00189 Roma, Italy
    Radiol Med 111:1009-22. 2006
    Malpractice claims filed against radiologists have become a relevant phenomenon in Italy and are a real risk in the radiologists' professional activity.
  48. ncbi Total antioxidant capacity of spices, dried fruits, nuts, pulses, cereals and sweets consumed in Italy assessed by three different in vitro assays
    Nicoletta Pellegrini
    Antioxidant Research Laboratory at the Unit of Human Nutrition, National Institute for Food and Nutrition Research, Rome, Italy
    Mol Nutr Food Res 50:1030-8. 2006
    ..The complete TAC database could be utilized to properly investigate the role of dietary antioxidants in disease prevention...
  49. ncbi Prevalence of obesity in 6- and 9-year-old children living in Central-North Italy. Analysis of determinants and indicators of risk of overweight
    A Albertini
    Nutrition and Food Health Services, Nutritional team, Region of Emilia Romagna, Modena, Italy
    Obes Rev 9:4-10. 2008
    ..prevalence of overweight and obesity among 6- and 9-year-old children in Emilia-Romagna, a region of Central-North Italy, and to study the eating habits and behaviours of these children and their families...
  50. doi Prevalence and predictors of potential drug-drug interactions in Regione Emilia-Romagna, Italy
    J J Gagne
    Department of Health Policy, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    J Clin Pharm Ther 33:141-51. 2008
    ..Limited recent data on the prevalence of potential DDIs in Italy are available in the medical literature...
  51. doi Detection and awareness of moderate to advanced CKD by primary care practitioners: a cross-sectional study from Italy
    Roberto Minutolo
    Department of Nephrology, Second University of Naples, Naples, Italy
    Am J Kidney Dis 52:444-53. 2008
    ..Although general practitioners (GPs) represent the first line for identification of these high-risk patients, their diagnostic approach to CKD is ill defined...
  52. doi Cancer incidence in pet dogs: findings of the Animal Tumor Registry of Genoa, Italy
    D F Merlo
    Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Department of Epidemiology and Prevention, National Cancer Research Institute, Genoa, Italy
    J Vet Intern Med 22:976-84. 2008
    ..The occurrence of spontaneous tumors in pet animals has been estimated in a few European and North American veterinary cancer registries with dissimilar methodologies and variable reference populations...
  53. pmc Medical malpractice: the experience in Italy
    Francesco Traina
    First Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Laboratorio di Tecnologia Medica, Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Via Di Barbiano 1 10, 40136, Bologna, Italy
    Clin Orthop Relat Res 467:434-42. 2009
    At the present time, legal actions against physicians in Italy number about 15,000 per year, and hospitals spend over 10 billion euros (approximately US$15.5 billion) to compensate patients injured from therapeutic and diagnostic errors...
  54. doi Seasonal succession of Cylindrospermopsis raciborskii and Aphanizomenon ovalisporum blooms with cylindrospermopsin occurrence in the volcanic Lake Albano, Central Italy
    Valentina Messineo
    Department of Environment and Primary Prevention, National Institute of Health, Viale Regina Elena, 299 00161, Rome, Italy
    Environ Toxicol 25:18-27. 2010
    ..Cylindrospermopsin was detected for the first time in Italy in 2004; in this study, the presence of this toxin in Albano Lake (Central Italy) has been correlated to the ..
  55. pmc Forest structure and roe deer abundance predict tick-borne encephalitis risk in Italy
    Annapaola Rizzoli
    Fondazione Edmund Mach, Centro Ricerca e Innovazione, Michele all Adige, Italy
    PLoS ONE 4:e4336. 2009
    ..Although a number of socio-economic parameters have been suggested to explain TBE upsurges in eastern Europe, the principal driving factors in relatively stable western European countries have not been identified...
  56. doi Molecular phylogeography of the asp viper Vipera aspis (Linnaeus, 1758) in Italy: evidence for introgressive hybridization and mitochondrial DNA capture
    F Barbanera
    Dipartimento di Biologia, Unità di Protistologia Zoologia, Universita di Pisa, Via A Volta 6, I 56126 Pisa, Italy
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 52:103-14. 2009
    ..Long-term drift and serial founder effects, rather than selection, appeared the main factors affecting the genetic make-up of the Italian asp viper...
  57. doi Usutu virus in wild birds in northern Italy
    G Manarolla
    Dipartimento di Patologia Animale, Igiene e Sanita Pubblica Veterinaria, Universita degli Studi di Milano, Via Celoria 10, 20133 Milano, Italy
    Vet Microbiol 141:159-63. 2010
    ..diagnosed in two free-living blackbirds and in three captive owls belonging to two different species in northern Italy in the summers of 2006-2008. Diagnosis was established by immunohistochemistry and RT-PCR...
  58. doi Health inequalities between lone and couple mothers and policy under different welfare regimes - the example of Italy, Sweden and Britain
    Bo Burstrom
    Karolinska Institutet, SE 171 76, Stockholm, Sweden
    Soc Sci Med 70:912-20. 2010
    ..policy, living conditions and health among lone and couple mothers in three contrasting policy environments: Italy, Sweden and Britain. These countries fall into distinctive family policy categories...
  59. pmc Chikungunya virus in North-Eastern Italy: a seroprevalence survey
    Maria Luisa Moro
    Dipartimento di Sanita Pubblica, Universita degli Studi di Bologna, Bologna, Italy
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 82:508-11. 2010
    After an outbreak of Chikungunya infection in Emilia-Romagna Region (North-eastern Italy), a survey was performed to estimate the seroprevalence of antibody to Chikungunya virus and the proportion of asymptomatic infections, to identify ..
  60. ncbi Genetic variation within Taenia multiceps in Sardinia, Western Mediterranean (Italy)
    A Varcasia
    Sezione di Parassitologia e Malattie Parassitarie, Dipartimento di Biologia Animale, Universita degli Studi di Sassari, 2 07100 Via Vienna, Sassari, Italy
    Parasitol Res 99:622-6. 2006
    ..undertaken on Taenia multiceps to determine if genetic variation was present within the parasites of Sardinia (Italy). Forty samples were obtained from various locations of Sardinia and deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) was extracted...
  61. ncbi Clinical, social and relational determinants of paediatric ambulatory drug prescriptions due to respiratory tract infections in Italy
    Marta Luisa Ciofi degli Atti
    Reparto Malattie Infettive, Centro Nazionale di Epidemiologia, Sorveglianza e Promozione della Salute, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Viale Regina Elena 299, 00161 Rome, Italy
    Eur J Clin Pharmacol 62:1055-64. 2006
    ..This study was aimed at investigating patterns of drug prescription in paediatric outpatients and at evaluating determinants of prescriptions for respiratory tract infections (RTIs)...
  62. ncbi Costs of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in Italy: the SIRIO study (social impact of respiratory integrated outcomes)
    R W Dal Negro
    Divisione di Pneumologia, Ospedale Orlandi, Bussolengo, Verona, Italy
    Respir Med 102:92-101. 2008
    Chronic respiratory diseases affect a large number of subjects in Italy and are characterized by high socio-health costs...
  63. doi Molecular characterization of bovine rotavirus strains circulating in northern Italy, 2003-2005
    M Monini
    Dipartimento di Sanità alimentare e animale, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
    Vet Microbiol 129:384-9. 2008
    A total of 232 stools collected from calves with rotavirus infection in herds located in northern Italy from 2003 to 2005 was investigated. Determination of the rotavirus G and P types was carried out using nested RT-PCR...
  64. doi Late presenters in an HIV surveillance system in Italy during the period 1992-2006
    Vanni Borghi
    Department of Internal Medicine, Clinic of Infectious and Tropical Diseases, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Modena, Italy
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 49:282-6. 2008
    ..describe trends over time from 1992 to 2006 in the number of newly diagnosed HIV-infected individuals in Modena (Italy) and to describe their clinical and immunological characteristics...
  65. doi Update on age at menarche in Italy: toward the leveling off of the secular trend
    Franco Rigon
    Department of Pediatrics, University of Padua, Padua, Italy
    J Adolesc Health 46:238-44. 2010
    ..Recent studies suggest that the magnitude of the secular trend toward an earlier age at menarche is slackening in industrialized countries...
  66. doi Functional analysis of melanocortin-4-receptor mutants identified in severely obese subjects living in Southern Italy
    Andreina Alfieri
    Dipartimento di Studi delle Istituzioni e dei Sistemi Territoriali, Facoltà di Scienze Motorie, Universita Parthenope, Naples, Italy
    Gene 457:35-41. 2010
    ..study was to functionally characterize MC4R mutations identified in morbidly obese subjects living in Southern Italy. We studied their ligand binding, signaling pathway and subcellular localization...
  67. ncbi Malaria epidemiological situation in Italy and evaluation of malaria incidence in Italian travelers
    R Romi
    Laboratorio di Parassitologia, Istituto Superiore di Sanit, Roma, Italy
    J Travel Med 8:6-11. 2001
    ..The aim of this study was to present a detailed analysis of the current epidemiological situation of malaria in Italy, and to make a first attempt to calculate the incidence of malaria in Italian international travelers...
  68. ncbi Complications of thyroid surgery: analysis of a multicentric study on 14,934 patients operated on in Italy over 5 years
    Lodovico Rosato
    Department of Surgery, Endocrine Surgical Unit, Ivrea Hospital, Piazza della Credenza, 2 10015 Ivrea, Italy
    World J Surg 28:271-6. 2004
    ....
  69. ncbi The economic burden of stroke in Italy. The EcLIPSE Study: Economic Longitudinal Incidence-based Project for Stroke Evaluation
    S Gerzeli
    Department of Applied Statistics and Economics Libero Lenti, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
    Neurol Sci 26:72-80. 2005
    ..The aim of this study is to estimate stroke's direct costs and productivity losses in Italy from a societal perspective and to explain cost variability...
  70. ncbi Natural vectors of dirofilariasis in rural and urban areas of the Tuscan region, central Italy
    G Cancrini
    Dipartimento di Scienze di Sanità Pubblica, Universita La Sapienza di Roma, Italy
    J Med Entomol 43:574-9. 2006
    ..human-baited traps were carried out in summers 2000-2002 in urban and rural areas of the Tuscan region in central Italy. The aim of the study was to define the mosquito species involved in the transmission of Dirofilaria nematodes and ..
  71. ncbi Influence of biotic and abiotic factors on the distribution and abundance of Culicoides imicola and the Obsoletus Complex in Italy
    A Conte
    Istituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale dell Abruzzo e del Molise, Via Campo Boario, 64100, Teramo, Italy
    Vet Parasitol 150:333-44. 2007
    ..Between 2000 and 2004 >38,000 light-trap collections were made for Culicoides across Italy including the islands of Sardinia and Sicily. Mapping of the 100 largest collections of C...
  72. ncbi Glucocerebrosidase gene mutations are associated with Parkinson's disease in southern Italy
    Elvira V De Marco
    Institute of Neurological Sciences, National Research Council, Mangone, Cosenza, Italy
    Mov Disord 23:460-3. 2008
    ..To elucidate the role of this gene in our population, we screened 395 PD patients and 483 controls from southern Italy for the N370S and the L444P mutations. We found 11 patients (2...
  73. pmc Tick infestation on roe deer in relation to geographic and remotely sensed climatic variables in a tick-borne encephalitis endemic area
    G Carpi
    Centre for Alpine Ecology, Viote del Monte Bondone, Trento, Italy
    Epidemiol Infect 136:1416-24. 2008
    ..We used roe deer as sentinels for potential circulation of TBE virus in Northern Italy, by examining the association between tick infestation, occurrence of TBE human cases, geographical and climatic ..
  74. doi An economic evaluation of cetuximab combined with radiotherapy for patients with locally advanced head and neck cancer in Belgium, France, Italy, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom
    Ben Brown
    IMS Health, London, UK
    Value Health 11:791-9. 2008
    ....
  75. doi Melanoma epidemic across the millennium: time trends of cutaneous melanoma in Emilia-Romagna (Italy) from 1997 to 2004
    G Pellacani
    Department of Dermatology, University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy
    J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 22:213-8. 2008
    ..After a rapid increase in malignant melanoma (MM) incidence in the last decades, trends of the melanoma epidemic in the recent years seemed not homogeneous...
  76. doi Purity control of some Chinese crude herbal drugs marketed in Italy
    G Mazzanti
    Department of Human Physiology and Pharmacology, University La Sapienza, Piazzale Aldo Moro 5, 00185 Rome, Italy
    Food Chem Toxicol 46:3043-7. 2008
    ..In the present study, 10 Chinese crude herbal drugs marketed in Italy (Radix Ginseng, Radix Astragali, Rhizoma Coptidis, Rhizoma Atractylodis Macrocephalae, Radix Bupleuri, Radix ..
  77. pmc Incidence and risk factors of hospitalization for bronchiolitis in preterm children: a retrospective longitudinal study in Italy
    Patrizio Pezzotti
    Agency for Public Health of Lazio Region, Scientific Direction Unit, Rome, Italy
    BMC Pediatr 9:56. 2009
    ..e., a gestational age of <36 weeks) born between 2000 and 2006, and the use and impact of Palivizumab, a monoclonal antibody that in randomized clinical trials has been shown to lessen the severity of RSV-related bronchiolitis...
  78. pmc Role of key-regulator genes in melanoma susceptibility and pathogenesis among patients from South Italy
    Milena Casula
    Istituto di Chimica Biomolecolare, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Sassari, Italy
    BMC Cancer 9:352. 2009
    ..Several genetic alterations have been demonstrated to contribute to the development and progression of melanoma. In this study, we further investigated the impact of key-regulator genes in susceptibility and pathogenesis of such a disease...
  79. doi An integrated approach to assess air pollution threats to cultural heritage in a semi-confined environment: the case study of Michelozzo's Courtyard in Florence (Italy)
    S Nava
    Department of Physics, Università degli Studi di Firenze and INFN, National Institute of Nuclear Physics, Sesto F no FI, Italy
    Sci Total Environ 408:1403-13. 2010
    ..this work, where the monitoring campaign carried out at the Michelozzo's Courtyard (in Palazzo Vecchio, Florence, Italy) is used as a case study...
  80. pmc Mitigation measures for pandemic influenza in Italy: an individual based model considering different scenarios
    Marta Luisa Ciofi degli Atti
    National Center for Epidemiology Surveillance and Health Promotion, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
    PLoS ONE 3:e1790. 2008
    ..In the present study, we evaluated the diffusion of pandemic influenza in Italy and the impact of various control measures, coupling a global SEIR model for importation of cases with an ..
  81. ncbi The inter-regional distribution of HLA class II haplotypes indicates the suitability of the Sardinian population for case-control association studies in complex diseases
    R Lampis
    Dipartimento di Scienze Biomediche e Biotecnologie, Universita di Cagliari, Ospedale Microcitemico, Via Jenner, Cagliari 09121, Italy
    Hum Mol Genet 9:2959-65. 2000
    ..These results indicate that robust case-control studies can be carried out in Sardinia offering cost efficiency over certain family-based designs...
  82. pmc A new essential hypertension susceptibility locus on chromosome 2p24-p25, detected by genomewide search
    Andrea Angius
    Istituto di Genetica delle Popolazioni, Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche, Alghero, Italy
    Am J Hum Genet 71:893-905. 2002
    ..00006) were used, suggesting that a hypertension-susceptibility locus is located between D2S2278 and D2S168. This finding is strengthened by a recent report of linkage with marker D2S168 in a hypertensive sib-pair sample from China...
  83. ncbi Retrospective analysis of adverse drug reactions to bronchodilators observed in two pulmonary divisions of Catanzaro, Italy
    L Gallelli
    Department of Experimental and Clinical Medicine, Clinical Pharmacology Unit, University Magna Graecia of Catanzaro, Italy
    Pharmacol Res 47:493-9. 2003
    ..division of "Mater Domini" University Hospital and "Pugliese-Ciaccio" Hospital, both located in Catanzaro, Italy. Bronchodilators were responsible for 45 (18.5%) out of 243 episodes of ADRs...
  84. ncbi Prevalence and risk factors for gestational diabetes assessed by universal screening
    Graziano Di Cianni
    Section of Diabetes, Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Pisa and Diabetes and Metabolic Disease Unit, Azienda Ospedaliera Pisana, Ospedale Cisanello, Via Paradisa, 2, 56124 Pisa, Italy
    Diabetes Res Clin Pract 62:131-7. 2003
    ..After logistic regression analysis, GDM diagnosis was significantly correlated with age (P<0.0001), pre-pregnancy BMI (P<0.0001), weight gain (P<0.0001) and family history of diabetes (P<0.01)...
  85. ncbi Dental health in a group of drug addicts in Italy
    I F Angelillo
    Institute of Hygiene, Medical School, University of Reggio Calabria, Catanzaro, Italy
    Community Dent Oral Epidemiol 19:36-7. 1991
    ..health, and oral hygiene status were assessed in 124 drug addicts aged 18-34 yr in Mercato San Severino (Salerno), Italy. The years of drug addiction ranged from 1 to 15 yr...
  86. ncbi [Canine dirofilariasis in the canton of Ticino and in the neighboring areas of northern Italy.]
    G Petruschke
    Dipartimento di Produzioni Animali, Epidemiologia ed Ecologia,
    Schweiz Arch Tierheilkd 143:141-7. 2001
    ..of canine dirofilariosis in Southern Ticino (Switzerland) and in the neighbouring provinces of Varese and Como (Italy) was investigated...
  87. ncbi Suicide among the elderly: the long-term impact of a telephone support and assessment intervention in northern Italy
    Diego De Leo
    Australian Institute for Suicide Research and Prevention, Mt Gravatt Campus, Griffith University, 4111 Queensland, Australia
    Br J Psychiatry 181:226-9. 2002
    ..Previous short-term work reported fewer suicides among elderly users of a telephone helpline and emergency response service (the TeleHelp-TeleCheck Service)...
  88. ncbi Food medicine and minor nourishment in the folk traditions of Central Italy (Marche, Abruzzo and Latium)
    Paolo Maria Guarrera
    Museo Nazionale Arti e Tradizioni Popolari, Piazza Marconi 8 10, Roma 00144, Italy
    Fitoterapia 74:515-44. 2003
    A series of research projects on wild plants used in Central Italy (Marche, Latium and Abruzzo) as food medicine and for minor nourishment was carried out in the years 1979-2000...
  89. pmc Tetracycline and streptomycin resistance genes, transposons, and plasmids in Salmonella enterica isolates from animals in Italy
    Cristina Pezzella
    Laboratory of Bacteriology and Medical Mycology, Istituto Superiore di Sanita, Rome, Italy
    Antimicrob Agents Chemother 48:903-8. 2004
    Fifty-eight multidrug-resistant Salmonella enterica strains of 20 serotypes, isolated from animal sources in Italy, were analyzed for tet(A) and strA-strB, conferring tetracycline and streptomycin resistance, respectively...
  90. ncbi Contribution of three components to individual cancer risk predicting breast cancer risk in Italy
    P Boyle
    Division of Epidemiology and Biostatistics, European Institute of Oncology, Via Ripamonti 435, 20141 Milan, Italy
    Eur J Cancer Prev 13:183-91. 2004
    We used data from a multicentre case-control study conducted in Italy between 1991 and 1994 on over 2500 cases of breast cancer and a comparable number of controls, and estimates of breast cancer incidence in Italy to compute individual ..
  91. ncbi Delayed presentation and late testing for HIV: demographic and behavioral risk factors in a multicenter study in Italy
    Enrico Girardi
    Dipartimento di Epidemiologia, INMI Lazzaro Spallanzani, Roma, Italy
    J Acquir Immune Defic Syndr 36:951-9. 2004
    ..with late HIV testing, we studied 968 patients at their first HIV care visit, enrolled in a multicenter study in Italy from 1997-2000. Patients completed a questionnaire on HIV-testing history, sexual behavior, and drug use behavior...
  92. ncbi MC1R, ASIP, and DNA repair in sporadic and familial melanoma in a Mediterranean population
    Maria Teresa Landi
    Division of Cancer Epidemiology and Genetics, National Cancer Institute, NIH, DHHS, Bethesda, MD 20892 7236, USA
    J Natl Cancer Inst 97:998-1007. 2005
    ..We examined MC1R and ASIP genotypes in relation to phenotypic characteristics, sporadic and familial melanoma risk, and melanoma thickness as an indicator of disease progression in a Mediterranean population...
  93. ncbi A novel Angiogenin gene mutation in a sporadic patient with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis from southern Italy
    F L Conforti
    Institute of Neurological Sciences, National Research Council, Mangone, Cosenza, Italy
    Neuromuscul Disord 18:68-70. 2008
    ..In our study we investigated the role of ANG gene in ALS patients from southern Italy. We found a novel mutation in the signal peptide of the ANG gene in a sporadic patient with ALS (SALS)...
  94. ncbi First tuberculosis cases in Italy resistant to all tested drugs
    G B Migliori
    WHO Collaborating Centre for TB and Lung Diseases, Fondazione S Maugeri, Care and Research Institute, Tradate, Italy
    Euro Surveill 12:E070517.1. 2007
  95. doi Imported malaria in adults and children: epidemiological and clinical characteristics of 380 consecutive cases observed in Verona, Italy
    Marta Mascarello
    Department of Infectious Diseases, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    J Travel Med 15:229-36. 2008
    Since the year 2000, in Italy, there has been a constant decrease in the number of cases of imported malaria in immigrants. Nevertheless, immigrants still account for about 70% of reported cases...
  96. pmc Hospital-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (HA-MRSA) in Italy
    Floriana Campanile
    Department of Microbiology, University of Catania, Italy
    Ann Clin Microbiol Antimicrob 8:22. 2009
    ..trace the dynamic changes of hospital-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (HA-MRSA) lineages in Italy, comparing the genotypic backgrounds of contemporary isolates over a period of 17 years, with those of a sample of ..
  97. ncbi Methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase 677 C-->T polymorphism and risk of proximal colon cancer in north Italy
    Giuseppe Toffoli
    Experimental and Clinical Pharmacology Unit, Division of Experimental Oncology 1, Centro di Riferimento Oncologico, Aviano PN, Italy
    Clin Cancer Res 9:743-8. 2003
    ..The aim of the study was to investigate the role of MTHFR 677 C-->T gene polymorphism in the tumorigenesis of proximal and distal CLC in a monoinstitutional group of patients in North Italy.
  98. ncbi Prevalence and incidence of antibodies to Borrelia burgdorferi and to tick-borne encephalitis virus in agricultural and forestry workers from Tuscany, Italy
    P Tomao
    Department of Occupational Medicine, Istituto Superiore per la Prevenzione e la Sicurezza del Lavoro, Via Fontana Candida 1, 00040, Monteporzio Catone Rome, Italy
    Eur J Clin Microbiol Infect Dis 24:457-63. 2005
    ..and (iii) to assess the occupational risk for agricultural and forestry activities in a defined area (Tuscany, Italy)...
  99. ncbi Phylogenetic analysis of vancomycin-resistant Enterococcus faecium genotypes associated with outbreaks or sporadic infections in Italy
    Maria Grazia Bonora
    Microbiology Section, Department of Pathology, University of Verona, Verona, Italy
    Microb Drug Resist 13:171-7. 2007
    ..persons, n = 3; non-human sources, n = 10) over the period 1996-2004 in comparison with clones that have spread in Italy since 1993. Thirty six isolates were vancomycin-resistant and five were vancomycin-susceptible...
  100. doi Universal childhood immunisation against Streptococcus pneumoniae: the five-year experience of Liguria Region, Italy
    Paolo Durando
    Department of Health Sciences, San Martino Hospital, University of Genoa, Via A Pastore 1, 16132 Genoa, Italy
    Vaccine 27:3459-62. 2009
    ..2%, 70.5% and 36.4%, respectively...
  101. pmc High differentiation among eight villages in a secluded area of Sardinia revealed by genome-wide high density SNPs analysis
    Giorgio Pistis
    Istituto di Genetica delle Popolazioni, CNR, Alghero, Sassari, Italy
    PLoS ONE 4:e4654. 2009
    ..We suggest that, in order to optimize the study design of complex traits, a thorough characterization of genetic features is useful to identify the presence of sub-populations and stratification within genetic isolates...

Research Grants77

  1. 12th International Congress of Radiation Research
    George Iliakis; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..formation of societies in Great Britain, several countries in Europe (the Netherlands, Sweden, Poland, Germany, Italy, and France), Japan, and Israel...
  2. FASEB SRC on Lysophospholipd Mediators in Health and Disease
    Julie D Saba; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Conference on "Lysophospholipid Mediators in Health and Disease" will be held August 14-19, 2011 in Lucca, Italy. This conference will address current concepts in the rapidly developing field of lysphospholipid-mediated ..
  3. Jennifer E Lansford; Fiscal Year: 2016
    ..8-year-olds and their mothers and fathers from 13 cultures (Jinan and Shanghai, China;Colombia;Naples and Rome, Italy;Jordan;Kenya;Philippines;Sweden;Thailand;and African, European, and Hispanic Americans in the United States)...
  4. CHEMISTRY SUPPORT SERVICES TO THE ENVIRONMENTAL TOXICOLOGY PROGRAM
    CLARK ALGAIER; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..ER assay international validation study chemicals were purchased, coded, and shipped to labs in Japan, Italy and USA...
  5. Francesca Tentori; Fiscal Year: 2015
    DESCRIPTION (provided by applicant): Candidate: After training as a clinical nephrologist in Milan, Italy, I moved to the United States to pursue a career in outcomes research...
  6. Depot calcineurin inhibitors to prevent graft rejection
    Thomas J Smith; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..immunosupression are performed annually in the largest 7 markets (US, Japan, Germany, Britain, Canada, France, Italy), and the market for immunosuppressive drugs is estimated at $2.9 Billion annually (2007)...
  7. Laura E Nagy; Fiscal Year: 2016
    ..were identified as heavy drinkers in the DIONYSOS study, which sampled the entire population of two villages in Italy and 2) patients spanning the natural history of ALD, from steatosis to fibrosis and hepatocarcinoma, as well as ..
  8. Histone modifications and respiratory effects of traffic particle exposure
    Lifang Hou; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..We will replicate our findings from BTDAS in traffic-exposed police officers and referents in Milan, Italy, with PM2.5 levels typical of large cities in Europe/North America...
  9. 2010 and 2012 Membrane Transport Proteins
    Robert H Edwards; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..the conference will return to the University of New England in 2010 (August 15- 20) and tentatively to Il Ciocco, Italy in 2012...
  10. Forms of Vitamin E Have Opposing Effects on Inflammation
    Joan M Cook-Mills; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..in experimental asthma in mice and in asthmatics in studies in several countries in Europe (Finland and Italy). Disappointingly, vitamin E trials in the United States have failed to show benefit in asthma...
  11. Boris P Kovatchev; Fiscal Year: 2016
    ..and international effort of physicians, psychologists, mathematicians, and engineers from the United States, Italy, and France dedicated to the understanding of behavioral and biological prerequisites to individually-tailored ..
  12. FASEB SRC on HDACs, Sirtuins and Reversible Acetylation in Signaling and Disease
    Scott W Hiebert; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..is requested for the 4th biannual conference on the biology and therapeutic targeting of HDACs and Sirtuins, and their role in aging and disease to be held at Il Ciocco, Lucca, Italy, August 18-23, 2013 in conjunction with FASEB.
  13. Discovery of the 6p21.3 Reading Disability Gene
    Jeffrey R Gruen; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..in both the US and the UK, while the DCDC2 association has been independently replicated in the US, Germany, and Italy. All four RD genes have potent effects on neuronal migration...
  14. 2012 Thiol-based Redox Regulation &Signaling GRC and GRS
    Leslie B Poole; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..S. (2006) and Italy (2008 and 2010), and will provide, as it has in the past, an important venue for the free exchange of ideas and ..
  15. Parent Behavior and Child Adjustment Across Cultures
    Jennifer E Lansford; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..In the parent grant (R01HD054805-01A1), we will collect and analyze data in 8 countries (i.e., China, India, Italy, Kenya, Philippines, Sweden, Thailand, United States) and subgroups within these countries...
  16. Development of a Novel, Chimeric Chikungunya Vaccine
    Richard Kinney; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..that has emerged on islands off the east cost of Africa, spread to the Indian subcontinent and recently to Italy, affecting over 2 million persons during the past 2 years...
  17. 2012 Craniofacial Morphogenesis &Tissue Regeneration GRS &GRC
    Robert E Maxson; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..The GRS, which first took place in conjunction with the GRC at il Ciocco, Italy in 2010, provides opportunities for postdoctoral fellows and graduate students to present their work in a rigorous ..
  18. 2011 Antimicrobial Peptides Gordon Research Conference
    Nita H Salzman; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..by applicant): The 8th Gordon Research Conference (GRC) on Antimicrobial Peptides (AMPs) will meet in Il Ciocco (Italy) from May 15-20, 2011...
  19. Chimeric Alphavirus Vaccines for Chikungunya
    Scott C Weaver; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..A 2007 epidemic in Italy underscores the threat of CHIKV to developed nations like the U.S...
  20. 2013 Cilia, Mucus and Mucociliary Interactions Gordon Research Conference
    Stephen M King; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..partial support for a conference on Cilia, Mucus and Mucociliary Interactions that will be held in Lucca (Barga), Italy from April 7-12 2013...
  21. Urinary Biomarkers in Biopsy Defined Early Nephropathy in Types 1 and 2 Diabetes
    S MICHAEL MAUER; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Together, this consortium [Universities of Minnesota (U of MN) and Padova, Italy, and the Phoenix Epidemiology and Clinical Research Branch of NIDDK] have performed most of the research kidney ..
  22. Travel Awards for the 11th International Conference on Environmental Mutagens
    THOMAS EDWARD WILSON; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The Netherlands;Philip Hanawalt, USA;William Bohr, USA; Leona Samson, USA;Fabrizio D'Adda di Fagagna, Italy;Alan Lehman, UK;Jean Marc Egly, France;Hiroshi Kasai, Japan;Thomas Kunkel, USA;Wei Yang, USA;Michael Fenech, ..
  23. Oxidative modification of brain proteins in pesticide intoxication
    PIER MASTROBERARDINO; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Tim Greenamyre. He received his Ph.D. at the University of Rome, Italy, developing a strong background in biochemistry, molecular biology and mass spectrometry applied to ..
  24. Alfred L George; Fiscal Year: 2015
    ..This work involves a strategic partnership between the Principal Investigator and investigators in Italy who will provide access to a large and unique cohort of infants and children incidentally found to have prolonged ..
  25. John C Crabbe; Fiscal Year: 2016
    ..The fifth and final meeting to be supported by the current R13 award will be held in Rome, Italy, May 19-22, 2010. The venue is the Istituto Superiore di Sanit`, the Italian equivalent of NIH...
  26. Interactions Between the Brain Reward and Pain Systems.
    Conan Kornetsky; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..causing an impact on the modulation of pain was the report of the WWII establishment of a beachhead at Anzio in Italy. Many of the wounded refused morphine (75%) and it was reported that many were euphoric...
  27. Marisa Roberto; Fiscal Year: 2016
    ..The meeting will be held on May 6-9, 2014 in Volterra, Pisa, Italy. The attractive location of the meeting will provide an excellent opportunity for scientists from the USA to ..
  28. 2010 Ligand Recognition and Molecular Gating Gordon Research Conference
    NANCY RYAN GRAY; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Research Conference on Ligand Recognition and Molecular Gating will be held on May 16 - 21, 2010 in Il Ciocco, Italy. The broad and long term goal of the conference is to increase our understanding of how integral membrane proteins ..
  29. 2012 Glycolipid &Sphingolipid Biology Gordon Research Conference
    Walter M Holleran; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..for the Gordon Research Conference on Glycolipid and Sphingolipid Biology, to be held at Il Ciocco Hotel in Lucca, Italy from April 22-26, 2012...
  30. Nanovectors for Characterization and Destruction of Breast Tumor Vasculature
    David G Gorenstein; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Center, UT-Medical Branch at Galveston, The Ohio State University, and the University Magna Graecia, Catanzaro, Italy who collectively have expertise in all of the necessary areas to achieve the goals of identifying molecular ..
  31. Replication of Association Signals Identified in Ulcerative Colitis GWAS
    Richard H Duerr; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..in additional European ancestry case-control samples from North America, the Netherlands, Germany, Austria and Italy. In addition to genotyping the replication samples at SNPs with promising association evidence in the ulcerative ..
  32. Robert O Wright; Fiscal Year: 2016
    ..We will examine 750 children across three well- characterized study sites in the province of Brescia, Italy, that differ in history of ferroalloy plant activity: 1) Bagnolo Mella, a community with an active ferroalloy ..
  33. The Molecular Biology of DNA Tumor Viruses Conference
    Paul F Lambert; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..even-numbered years (in Madison, WI in 2010 and 2012) and in Europe (Oxford, England in 2009 and 2013 and Trieste, Italy in 2011) in odd-numbered years...
  34. Gordon Research Conference on Autophagy series
    VOJO P DERETIC; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..support for the Gordon Research Conference (GRC) series on Autophagy (3 conferences) to be held in Il Ciocco, Italy April 25-30, 2010, and in 2012 and 2014 at yet to be determined sites...
  35. 2011 Genetic Toxicology Gordon Research Conference
    Jessica Downs; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..It is held every two years, and the 2011 meeting will take place in Il Ciocco, Italy from 10 to 15 July...
  36. LIANA FRESHER; Fiscal Year: 2016
    ..These yearly meetings have alternated between venues in the USA and Italy, to maximize international participation...
  37. Conference Support for 16th International Workshop on KSHV and Related Agents, Pu
    Bala Chandran; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..to USA delegates, participants are anticipated from the United Kingdom, Canada, China, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Israel, Mexico, Scandinavia and South America...
  38. Beyond GWAS: the next 10 years of InterLymph
    Wendy Cozen; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..The 2011 meeting will be hosted by Professor Pierluigi Cocco from the University of Cagliari in Italy, and the program will be developed by the Chair of the Organizing Committee (Dr...
  39. Toll2011 Meeting, Decoding Innate Immunity
    ROBERT WILLIAM FINBERG; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..The meeting is planned for May 4-7, 2011 in Riva del Garda, Italy and follows meetings in Taormina, Italy (2004), Salvador, Brazil (2006) and Cascais/Lisbon, Portugal (2008)...
  40. Training in Chronic Illness Research in Florida/Georgia and Abroad
    Kathryn Hoehn Anderson; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..faculty partner and collaborate in joint research with foreign faculty at the University "La Sapienza" Rome, Italy;National University of Colombia;Institute of Psychiatry, London, the Private University of Witten/Herdecke and ..
  41. 2011 CAG Triplet Repeat Disorders GRC/GRS
    Laura P W Ranum; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..Triplet Repeat Disorders and the associated Graduate Research Seminar to be held at the Il Ciocco Resort in Barga, Italy from June 4-10, 2011. This will be the sixth Gordon Research Conference on CAG Triplet Repeat Disorders...
  42. 2011 Staphyloccocal Diseases Gordon Research Conference
    Vance G Fowler; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..in Staphylococci, which will be held July 24-29, 2011 at the Il Ciocco Hotel and Resort, in Lucca (Barga), Italy. This conference seeks to improve scientific knowledge in the field of staphylococcal research by bringing ..
  43. 2012 Bioelectrochemistry Gordon Research Conference &Gordon Research Seminar
    David A Dean; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..support for the Gordon Research Conference and Gordon Research Seminar on Bioelectrochemistry to be held in Barga, Italy between June 30 to July 6, 2012. The meeting theme is "The body electric"...
  44. 11TH INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF RADIATION RESEARCH
    Elizabeth Travis; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..formation of societies in Great Britain, several countries in Europe (the Netherlands, Sweden, Poland, Germany, Italy and France), Japan, and Israel...
  45. 2011 Stress Proteins in Growth, Development and Disease GRC
    Judith Frydman; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..in this series, will be held from July 17th - July 22nd, 2011, at the Il Ciocco Hotel &Resort, Lucca (Barga), Italy. The Chair for this meeting is Lea Sistonen (Ebo Akademi University, Turku, Finland) and the Vice-Chair is Judith ..
  46. Molecular And Genetic Analysis Of Autosomal Dominant Spastic Paraplegia
    Stephan Zuchner; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..from all known linked SPG12 families through collaborations with investigators in France (Dr Alexandra Durr), Italy (Dr. Antonio Orlacchio), and the UK (Dr. Evan Reid)...
  47. 2012 Myelin Gordon Research Conference &Gordon Research Seminar
    James Salzer; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..we are requesting support for the 2012 Gordon Research Symposium and Conference on Myelin, to be held in Barga, Italy from April 28 - May 5, 2012...
  48. 2012 Gamma Delta T Cell Conference
    Wendy L Havran; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..T Cell Conference will be held on May 23-25, 2012 at the Hotel dei Congressi hotel and conference center in Rome, Italy. The goals of the conference are to bring together investigators from around the world working in ?[unreadable] T ..
  49. "Interventions to Slow Aging in Humans: Are We Ready?"
    Valter D Longo; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..support the Consensus Workshop "Interventions to Slow Aging in Humans: Are We Ready?" to be held in Erice, Sicily, Italy, from October 8-13, 2013...
  50. DRW HIV-Ab/HBsAg Duplex Rapid Test submission for FDA-PMA approval
    Helen Lee; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..S. and one site in Italy. Because of the usefulness of the DRW HIV-HBV Duplex for pre- and post-donation screening in resource-limited ..
  51. 2010 Thiol-based Redox Regulation & Signaling Gordon Research Conference
    Leslie B Poole; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Gordon Research conference on Thiol-based Redox Regulation and Signaling to be held May 9-14, 2010 at Il Ciocco in Italy. The field of redox biology is key to the biomedical sciences as an increasing number of cellular functions and ..
  52. CAG Triplet Repeat Disorders
    Leslie Michels Thompson; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..between American (Mount Holyoke College, 2001, 2005;Waterville Valley NH, 2009, 2013) and European (Il Ciocco, Italy 2003, 2011, and Aussois, France 2007) sites...
  53. 4th ASM Conference on Salmonella: the Bacterium, the Host and the Environment
    Jorge E Galan; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The conference follows previous editions held in Sardinia, Italy (2003), Victoria, BC, Canada (2006), and Aix-en-Provence, France, (2009)...
  54. Brenda Eskenazi; Fiscal Year: 2016
    ..On July 10, 1976, as a result of a chemical plant explosion, residents of Seveso, Italy experienced the highest levels of TCDD exposure in a human population...
  55. COMMUNITY BASED STUDY ON OCCUPATIONAL ASTHMA, ECRHS-OA
    Manolis Kogevinas; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..following-up approximately 17,000 young adults from 12 countries (Australia, Belgium, France, Germany, Iceland, Italy, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, UK and USA)...
  56. 2013 Myogenesis Gordon Research Conference and Gordon Research Seminar
    Gabrielle Kardon; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..and Gordon Research Seminar series to be held at the Renaissance Tuscany Il Ciocco Resort Lucca (Barga), Italy July 6-12, 2013...
  57. XV INTERNATIONAL CONGRESS OF NUTRITION
    RICHARD ALLISON; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..Services (DHHS) in the planning of the International Conference on Nutrition scheduled for December, 1992 in Rome, Italy.GRANT=K11DK02210 The liver plays a crucial role in the immune response to injury and infection as the main site of ..
  58. Heme Oxygenase 2005 -- the 4th International Conference
    FRITZ BACH; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..research including, in addition to the United States, Australia, China, Japan, Taiwan, Korea, England, France, Italy, Germany, Holland, Poland, India and others...
  59. 2013 Viruses and Cells Gordon Research Conference
    Paula Traktman; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..The 2013 meeting will held at Il Ciocco, the GRC conference site in Barga, Italy from May 5 to 10...
  60. Organization for Human Brain Mapping (OBHM)travel awards
    Thomas J Grabowski; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Recent past meetings of OHBM were in: Toronto Canada, 2005;Florence Italy, 2006;Melbourne Australia 2007;Chicago, Ill 2008;San Francisco CA 2009, Barcelona Spain 2010, Quebec City, Canada ..
  61. 2011 Computational Aspects - Biomolecular NMR Gordon Research Conference
    James H Prestegard; Fiscal Year: 2011
    ..support for a Gordon Research Conference on "Computational Aspects of Biomolecular NMR" to be held in Il Ciocco, Italy, May 22-27, 2011...
  62. 2013 Lysosomal Disease Gordon Research Conference and Gordon Research Seminar
    STEVEN UPSHAW WALKLEY; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..GRC) on Lysosomal Disease will take place at the Renaissance Tuscany Il Ciocco Resort in Lucca (Barga), Italy in April, 2013...
  63. 3rd ASM Conference on Salmonella
    Ferric Fang; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..based upon the two previous ASM Conferences on Salmonella, which were held from 20-24 September 2003, in Sardinia, Italy and from 9-13 September 2006, in Victoria, BC, Canada...
  64. HEPARIN INDUCED THROMBOCYTOPENIA/THROMBOSIS
    GIAN VISENTIN; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..The candidate trained in Medicine and Pathology at the University of Naples and held a clinical position in Italy before relocating to the U.S...
  65. RISK OF CANCER IN A-T FAMILIES
    Robert Haile; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Specific aims are the following. 1. Collaborate with investigators in Canada, Costa Rica, Germany, Israel, Italy, Poland, Turkey, and the United States of America, who have already identified ATM families, to a) obtain a ..
  66. INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON RHEUMATIC DISEASES PREGNANCY
    Jill Buyon; Fiscal Year: 1992
    ..Important observations have been made in the United States, England, the Netherlands, France, Italy, Mexico, Israel, and other countries, but the investigators have never convened at one site...
  67. Occupational Health: A Basic Right at Work ? An Asset to Society
    Bonnie Rogers; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Health: Renewing a Century of Commitment to a Healthy, Safe, and Productive Working Life, will be held in Milan, Italy June 11-16, 2006...
  68. BREAST CANCER RISK--VEGETABLES AND SERUM PHYTOSTEROLS
    Paola Muti; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..hormonal profile conducted at the Istituto Nazionale Tumori (Italian National Cancer Institute) in Milan (Northern Italy) between 1995-1996...
  69. GORDON CONFERENCE ON STAPHYLOCOCCAL DISEASES
    Henry Chambers; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..and attendees at the sixth Gordon Conference on Staphylococcal diseases to be held at II Ciocco, Barga, Italy from May 9 through May 13, 1999...
  70. HEMATOLYMPHOPOIETIC MALIGNANCIES IN ITALY
    Paolo Vineis; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..b>Italy is particularly attractive for investigating further these associations, because: a) there is a high prevalance of ..
  71. Renewing a Century of Committment to a Healthy, Safe & Prod Working Life
    M E BONNIE ROGERS; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Health: Renewing a Century of Commitment to a Healthy, Safe, and Productive Working Life, will be held in Milan, Italy June 11-16, 2006...
  72. Explaining Very Low Fertility
    DAVID KERTZER; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..methodology and cutting-edge theory to seek a better explanation for very low fertility by focusing on Italy, a country that for the past 15 years has had one of the lowest fertility rates in the world...
  73. GORDON CONFERENCE--KALLIKREINS AND KININS
    Robert Colman; Fiscal Year: 1999
    ..This is a bi-annual conference last held in Barga, Italy, in May, 1997, and prior to that in Ventura, California, in February, 1995...
  74. 2006 Gordon Research Conference on Basement Membranes
    JEFFREY MINER; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..in support of the 2006 Gordon Conference on Basement Membranes, to be held June 18-23 at II Ciocco, near Barga, Italy. This is the thirteenth in a highly successful series of conferences that have been major international forums for ..
  75. EUROPIC america 2002: a conference for picornaviruses
    Eckard Wimmer; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..start and Americans now make up a sizeable fraction of attendees (>21% of the participants at EUROPIC 2000 in Italy. For this reason, the Americans were "nominated" during the last EUROPIC for the first time to organize EUROPIC/..
  76. EFFICACY TRIAL OF AN ACELLULAR PERTUSSIS VACCINE
    Donato Greco; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..and two acellular vaccines were selected by the Instituto Superiore di Sanita to be tested in a field trial in Italy. The phase III trial, which has been Congressionally mandated, will be performed at a site outside the United ..
  77. 2009 Oxidative Stress and Disease Gordon Research Conference
    Holly Van Remmen; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..This research conference is held every two years, and the next meeting will be held March 8-13, 2009 in Il Ciocco, Italy. This is a relatively young Gordon Research Conference and this will be the 5th time the conference is held...