Vittorio Calabrese

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Vittorio Calabrese, PhD
Department of Chemistry
University of Catania, Italy

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Department / University Information


4/9/1984 Graduation in Medicine, with magna cum laude, University of Catania (Italy). Thesis: Modifications of brain lipid metabolism during aging 7/8/1988 Degree of specialist in Neurology, with magna cum laude, University of Catania (Italy). Thesis: Oxidative stress in central nervous system. 4/8/1996 Assistant Professor in Biochemistry, Department of Biochenmistry, University of Catania.

Research Interest

Role of Oxidative Stress and Mitochondrial dysfunction in Aging, Neurodegenerative disorders and Longevity Nutritional Antioxidants and Modulation of cellular redox state. Heat shock signal pathway and brain cell stress response Alcohol metabolism and alcohol-related pathology Gasobiology of the CNS: Role of Nitric Oxide (NO), Carbon Monoxide (CO) and Hydrogen sulfite (H2S) in the regulation of gene expression Carbon monoxide and organ transplantation