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

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Prof Stefania CATALANO, MD             

 

Education

2001: Residency in Endocrinology and Metabolism with honour, University of Catanzaro

1993: Doctor of Medicine with honour, University “la Sapienza” Roma.

Research and Professional Experience

2016 to present: Full Professor of Clinical Pathology, (MED/05), DFSSN, UNICAL

2019 to present: Coordinator of Ph.D. in “Translational Medicine”, DFSSN, UNICAL

2018 to present: Director of Post-Graduate School of Clinical Pathology, DFSSN, UNICAL

2006-2016: Associate Professor of Clinical Pathology, DFSSN, UNICAL

2004–2006: Assistant Professor of Clinical Pathology, DFSSN, UNICAL

1999–2000: Research Fellow to the Department of Internal Medicine. Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism (Prof. Michael J. McPhaul), University of Texas- Southwestern Medical Center Dallas- USA.

1197-2004: Research Assistant, Health Center, UNICAL

Research Activity

Main Research Interest

Role of Adipokines and Tumor Microenvironment in Breast Cancer Development and Progression

Role of Nuclear Receptors (e.g. Estrogen, Progesteron, Androgen and Farnesoid X Receptors) in Endocrine Related Cancer.

Aromatase Regulation in Testicular and Breast Cancer Cells

Evaluation of the Potential Anticancer Activities of Natural or Newly Synthesized Compounds

 Endocrine disorders related to environmental deficiencies

National and International Grants

2019: National Coordinator and Principal Investigator, Programma di Ricerca PRIN 2017

2018: Principal Investigator, AIRC Grant

2007: Coordinator of the Project, POR CALABRIA FSE 2007/2013

Invited Speakers

Congresso Nazionale SIPMeT 2018, Catania, Italy

Experimental Biology 2015, Boston, MA – USA

Experimental Biology 2012- San Diego, CA – USA

Editorial Board and Guest Editor

Member of the Editorial Board of International Journal of Hormone Research

Review Editor "Frontiers of Endocrinology" - Cancer Endocrinology section per Frontiers in Cancer Endocrinology

Guest Editor Special Issue “Extracellular Vesicles in Endocrine and Endocrine-Dependent Cancer” International Journal of Molecular Sciences

Guest Editor Special Issue "Effects of Iodine Intake on Human Health"- Nutrients

Patent

2014: Molecola sintetica antagonista della leptina e uso farmeceutico (Italian Patent, CS2014A000016)

Publications

Link to:

https://orcid.org/0000-0002-6352-9628

Scopus Author ID: 7006324334

https://www.scopus.com/authid/detail.uri?authorId=7006324334

Teaching Activity

 

2013 to present: Clinical Pathology, Master Degree in Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Technology, UNICAL

2013 to present: Clinical Pathology, Master Degree in Pharmacy, UNICAL

2013 to present: Endocrinology, Master Degree in Pharmacy, UNICAL

2007 -2013: General Pathophysiology I, Master Degree in Pharmacy, UNICAL

2007 -2014: General Pathophysiology II, Master Degree in Pharmacy, UNICAL

2005 -2007: General Pathophysiology, Master Degree in Pharmacy, UNICAL

2004 -2013: Laboratory Methodology, Master Degree in Pharmaceutical Chemistry and    Technology, UNICAL

2004 to present: Clinical Pathology, Residency in Clinical Pathology and Clinical Biochemistry, DFSSN, UNICAL

Teaching Unit

Clinical Pathology – Patologia Clinica course Link:

https://www.unical.it/portale/portaltemplates/view/view_scheda_insegnamento.cfm?51329&LANG=ITA&51329&LANG=ITA

https://www.unical.it/portale/portaltemplates/view/view_scheda_insegnamento.cfm?45574&LANG=ITA&45574&LANG=ITA

Endocrinology.-. Endocrinologia course Link:

https://www.unical.it/portale/portaltemplates/view/view_scheda_insegnamento.cfm?50784&LANG=ITA&50784&LANG=ITA