Date of Birth: March 9, 1969
1994: Degree, Biological Sciences, University of Florence, Italy.
1996: Visiting Scientist award at the Institute of Molecular Medicine, Imperial Cancer Research Fund University of Oxford, John Radcliffe Hospital, Laboratory of Angiogenesis, Headington, Oxford, UK.
1997: Visiting Scientist award at the, Gesellschaft fur Biotechnologische Forschung mbH (GBF), Dept. Gene-expression, Laboratory of Gene-expression, Braunschweig, Germany.
1996-2000: Ph.D. Student, Dep. of Pharmacology, University of Florence.
2001-2007: Post-Doc position at the University of Siena, Dep. of Molecular Biology, Siena, Italy.
2001: Visiting Scientist at the Dept. Pharmacology, U.T. South Western Medical School, Dallas, TX USA.
2004: Investigator Scientist at the Medical Research Council (MRC), Toxicologic Unit, University of Leicester, UK.
2007-2015: Resercher at the University of Siena, Dep. of Biotechnology.
2015-present: Assistant Professor, Dept. Life Sciences, University of Siena
Interplay of COX-2 and NOS in the mechanisms controlling angiogenesis.
Eicosanoids and nitric oxide. Mediators of Cardiovascular, Cerebral and Neoplastic Diseases.
New Therapeutic strategies for senile dementia: role of beta amyloid on microcirculation.
Evaluation of PKC agonists and antagonists in modulating angiogenesis
Characterization of novel peptide molecules as drug with pro- and antiangiogenic activity.
Role of genetic polymorphisms in antitumoral drug effects.