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Name and Surname: 

Serena Di Pirro


Role in NOAEL-project: 

Content revision
Toxicological datasheet creation

Education and training: 


February, 2014

Title of qualification awarded: 


Thesis title: 

“Characterization of Schwann cells murine model in hyperglycemic condition and calpain-2 down-regulation by siRNA”

Main projects: 

Preclinical research devoted to the study of biomolecular mechanisms underlying neuropathy with particular reference to the possible therapeutic developments.

Personal skills and expertise: 

Preparation of galenic formulation (cream, capsules, powders...);
Cultivation of immortalised cell lines;
Molecular biology techniques: knock-down by siRNA ;
Application of tests for the determination of biomarkers of oxidative stress on animal samples (TBARS, superoxide anion, caspase-3…);
Immunocytochemistry and immunohistochemistry;
Use of microtome and cryostat ;
Handling of laboratory animals and practice with the main routes of administration (oral gavage, intravenous injection);
Behavioral evaluation of the threshold painful by the main assays for the measurement of analgesic response and hyperalgesia and allodynia induced by physical and chemical stimuli.

Last Tweets

06/06/2016 - 11:11
Nuovo componente inserito: Simmondsia Chinensis (Jojoba) Seed Oil
29/05/2016 - 10:04
Nuovo componente inserito: Linum Usitatissimum seed oil Error
27/05/2016 - 16:38
Nuovo componente inserito: Soybean oil


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