Editor Name: Dr. Daniela Pellegrino
Educational Qualification: M.D. Ph.D. Post-Doc.
Designation: Assistant Professor at University of Calabria, Italy.
Department: Biology, Ecology and Earth Sciences
University: University of Vancouver
Research Interest: 1. Oxidative stress, aging and chronic kidney disease (CKD): traditional and/or specific risk factors for chronic renal failure (oxidative stress, inflammation, endothelial damage) in both patients (CKD or end stage renal disease) and animal model (rat). In collaboration with "Kidney and Transplantation" Research Centre, Annunziata Hospital. 2. Oxidative stress as a new cardiovascular risk factor: epidemiological studies and animal models (spontaneously hypertensive rats and obese rats). 3. Morphofunctional cardiovascular adaptations to extreme environments: physiological relevance of nitric oxide signalling in the control of cardiac performance in both mammalian (rat) and non-mammalian (Antarctic and temperate teleost) experimental models. Italian National Research Program in Antarctica.
Biography: Education and Training 2000-2003 Research fellowship Department of Cellular Biology , UNICAL; Institute for fiskeri-og marinbiologi HØYTEKNOLOGI-SENTERET, University of Bergen, Norway; Institute for Polar and Marine Research “Alfred Wegener”, Bremerhaven, Germany. 1998-2000 Post-Doc research fellowship Department of Cellular Biology , UNICAL; Zoological Laboratory, University of Vancouver, Canada; Bamfield Marine Sciences Centre, Vancouver Island, Canada. 1994-1996 PhD in Animal Biology Department of Cellular Biology , UNICAL; Zoological Laboratory, University of Vancouver, Canada; Zoological Station "A. Dohrn “, Naples, Italy. Experimental thesis: Effects of nitric oxide on fish gill and frog heart. Scientific field Physiology 1994 Qualification as a Professional Biologist UNICAL 1993-1994 Research fellowship Research within the CEE n. AIR1-CT920186 project “Improvement of the nutritional value, growth and resistance to stress of eels and sturgeon by controlled dietary lipids and conditions during intensive aquaculture". UNICAL, University of Birmingham, University of Copenhagen. 1993 Master’s degree in Biology Department of Cellular Biology , UNICAL. Experimental thesis: Effects of the endothelin on the isolated and perfused frog heart. Scientific field Physiology
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