Paola Gavazzo

Researcher

1988 Master degree in Biological Science
1993 PhD in Biophysics
1993-2001 Post doc at Biophysics Institute (IBF) CNR Genova
2001- Researcher at IBF, Genova

orcid://0000-0002-2016-4702,

Contact:

- Email paola.gavazzo@ibf.cnr.it
- Phone +39-010-6475569
- Site Genova

Research interests:

- Migraine and the voltage-gated sodium channel (Principal investigator)

- Biophysics study of stem cell differentiation (Principal investigator)

Financial support:

- Finanziamento Telethon GGP17178 “A novel comprehensive strategy for the study of the molecular basis of Familial Hemiplegic Migraine” (Una nuova strategia integrata per lo studio delle basi molecolari dell’Emicrania Emiplegica Familiare 3)

Key publications:

Bertelli S, Barbieri R, Pusch M, Gavazzo P. Gain of function of sporadic/familial hemiplegic migraine-causing SCN1A mutations: Use of an optimized cDNA. Cephalalgia. doi: 10.1177/0333102418788336. 2018

Gradogna A, Gavazzo P, Boccaccio A, Pusch M. Subunit-dependent oxidative stress sensitivity of LRRC8 volume-regulated anion channels. J Physiol. Nov 1;595(21):6719-6733. doi: 10.1113/JP274795. 2017

Petecchia L, Usai C, Vassalli M, Gavazzo P. Biophysical characterization of nanostructured TiO(2) as a good substrate for hBM-MSC adhesion, growth and differentiation. Exp Cell Res.. doi: 10.1016/j.yexcr.2017.06.008. 2017

Petecchia L, Sbrana F, Utzeri R, Vercellino M, Usai C, Visai L, Vassalli M, Gavazzo P. Electro-magnetic field promotes osteogenic differentiation of BM-hMSCs through a selective action on Ca(2+)-related mechanisms. Sci Rep. 14;5:13856. doi: 10.1038/srep13856. 2015

Gavazzo P, Vella S, Marchetti C, Nizzari M, Cancedda R, Pagano A. Acquisition of neuron-like electrophysiological properties in neuroblastoma cells by controlled expression of NDM29 ncRNA. J Neurochem, 119: 989-1001. 2011

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