DFSSN

Dipartimento di
Farmacia e Scienze della Salute e della Nutrizione
Dipartimento di Eccellenza L. 232/2016

  • Dipartimento di Farmacia e Scienze della Salute e della Nutrizione

 

 

 

Dr Maria Cristina CAROLEO

 

education

October 1995. PhD in Neuroimmunopharmacology – University of Rome Tor Vergata – Italy

1994 – until today: Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Pharmacy and Nutritional and Health Sciences– University of Calabria – SSD BIO14 (Pharmacology)

October 1990. Medical Specialization in Pharmacology and Toxicology – University of Napoli “Federico II” – Italy

November 1986. Medical qualification Diploma – University of Reggio Calabria – Italy

October 1986. Degree in Medicine and Surgery – University of Reggio Calabria – Italy

professional experience

1987-1989: Research Scientist at the Department of Medical Pharmacology, Chemotherapy and Toxicology, Milan

1989-1992: Research Scientist for the EURATOM Immunology Institute - ENEA C.R.E. Casaccia, Rome

1994 – until today: Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Pharmacy and Nutritional and Health Sciences– University of Calabria – SSD BIO14 (Pharmacology)

1998 awarded with the “Premio Anassilaos Giovani 1998” conferred by the Anassilaos Cultural Association to Calabrian researchers distinguished by their educational and professional curriculum

1998-2004 Principal Investigator at the Institute of Neurobiology and Molecular Medicine -National Research Council -Rome Prof. Rita Levi Montalcini lab

2010-until today Chief of the Laboratory of Growth Factors and Nutrients-Food Chemistry at University of Calabria.

2013- 2016 European member of the CORE to CORE Program (Japan).

2014 co-founder and now CEO for the period 2018-2021, of the academic spin-off “GalaScreen”,

Reviewer for the following international scientific journals:

Biomedicine and Pharmacotherapy, European Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, Bioorganic Chemistry, Journal of Neuroinflammation, Plos ONE, Oncotargets and Therapy, Pharmacognosy Research, Blood and Lymphatic Cancer: Targets and Therapy, Biomolecules, Vaccines, Cells, Annals of Hematology and Oncology, J. of Molecular Sciences, British Journal of Medicine and Medical Research, Blood Disorders.

 

managerial/department role

Member of the Council of the Degree Course in ISFPS of the Department of Pharmacy, Health and Nutritional Sciences -UNICAL.

1995-2007: Committee member of the Ph.D. program in Pharmacology and Biochemistry of cell death ­–Department of Pharmaco-Biology- UNICAL

2008-2012: Committee member of the Ph.D. program in Cellular Biochemistry and Drug Activity in Oncology – Department of Pharmaco-Biology –UNICAL

Committee member of the PhD Program in “Translational Medicine” UNICAL

Member of the Board of the Department of Pharmacy and Health and Nutrition Sciences of the University of Calabria

 

research fields

·  Role Growth Factors in the control of immune and inflammatory response

·  Role of Growth Factors in the control of human kidney function and insulin secretion

·  Natural products derivatives in leukemia therapy

In her academic career M.C. Caroleo has published more than 70 papers on international scientific journals (peer-reviewed).

She actively participates in national and international scientific meetings with more than 70 posters or oral presentations.

Research grant

·  MIUR PRIN 2008 (identification number: 2008 XHCZB2_002) “induction of human mesenchimal stem cell differentiation into corneal epithelial cells’

·  MIUR PRIN 2001-2002-2003-2004 (participant to research project )

Patent

M.C. Caroleo holds one Italian patent with EPO extension

 

Publications

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teaching activity

AA 1999/2000 2000/2001

- Pharmacology and Pharmacognosy Department of Pharmacy and SSN, Scientific Information on Drugs and Health Products degree course

AA 2001/2002

Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapy Department of Pharmacy and SSN, Scientific Information on Drugs and Health Products degree course

Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapy Department of Pharmacy and SSN, Technology of Cosmetic products degree course

AA 2002/2003

Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapy Department of Pharmacy and SSN, Scientific Information on Drugs and Health Products degree course

Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapy Department of Pharmacy and SSN, Technology of Cosmetic products degree course

AA 2003/2004

Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapy Department of Pharmacy and SSN, Scientific Information on Drugs and Health Products degree course

Pharmacology, Department of Pharmacy and SSN,  Nutritional Science degree course

Pharmacological Biotechnologies, Department of Pharmacy and SSN, Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Technology degree course

Pharmacological Biotechnologies, Department of Pharmacy and SSN, Pharmacy degree course

AA 2004 until today

Pharmacological Biotechnologies, Department of Pharmacy and SSN, Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Technology degree course

Pharmacology and Pharmacotherapy Department of Pharmacy and SSN, Scientific Information on Drugs and Health Products degree course

 

Teaching Unit

Farmacologia– Pharmacology (Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Technology degree course)

 

 Farmacologia– Pharmacology (Scientific Information on Drugs and Health Products degree course)