Rigenerazione dei nervi

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benedetta fornasari

Benedetta Elena Fornasari

PhD student

Born in Turin on 11.07.1989 - Italian.
2008-2011 Bachelor degree in Biological Sciences (110/100 cum laude), University of Turin.
2011-2013 Master degree in Molecular and Cellular Biology (110/100 cum laude), University of Turin. Thesis entitled: “Electrospun Gelatin Fibers as cellular substrate” (supervised by Prof. Isabelle Perroteau, at Neuroscience Institute Cavalieri Ottolenghi, University of Turin). Collaboration with Nanostructured Interfaces and surfaces (NIS) Centre of Excellence, Chemistry Department (University of Turin) and Department of Mechanics, Polytechnic of Turin.
2014-today PhD Student in Neuroscience, University of Turin.
Tutor: Giovanna Gambarotta, Department of Clinical and Biological Sciences (DSCB), University of Turin.

Scholarship and merit awards:
2014-2017: awarded of a PhD position in Neuroscience (XXIV cycle), University of Turin.
2014: travel grant to participate as speaker at the XXIV Convegno Nazionale Gruppo Italiano per lo Studio della Neuromorfologia, Italy, 28-29 November 2014, presenting: “Gelatin fibre diameter influences Schwann cell behaviour and axonal outgrowth”,

Scientific Societies:
European Society for the Study of Peripheral Nerve Repair and Regeneration (ESPNR)

Abstracts presented to National and International Conferences:
B.E. Fornasari, C.Tonda-Turo, E. Cipriani, M. Zanetti, G. Ciardelli, I. Perroteau, S. Geuna and S. Gnavi - The influence of fibre diameter on electrospun substrates on Schwann cell behaviour and axonal outgrowth for nerve tissue engineering, 2nd International Symposium on Peripheral Nerve Regeneration, Turin, January 23-25, 2014.
B.E. Fornasari, C.Tonda-Turo, E. Cipriani, M. Zanetti, G. Ciardelli, I. Perroteau, S. Geuna, S. Gnavi - Influence of gelatine fibre diameter on Schwann cell behaviour and axonal outgrowth, Fens Forum, Milan (Italy), July 5-9, 2014.
B.E. Fornasari, C.Tonda-Turo, E. Cipriani, M. Zanetti, G. Ciardelli, I. Perroteau, S. Geuna and S. Gnavi - Gelatin fibre diameter influences  Schwann cell behaviour and axonal outgrowth,  XXIV Convegno Nazionale Gruppo Italiano per lo Studio della Neuromorfologia, Bologna (Italy), November 28-29, 2014.
B.E. Fornasari, G. Ronchi, A. Crosio, P. Pugliese, L. Montafia, I. Perroteau, S. Geuna, G. Gambarotta – Empty chitosan tube as a model to study peripheral nerve regeneration in an isolated system, Congresso Nazionale della Società  Italiana di Microchirurgia (SIM), Turin (Italy), November 26-28, 2015

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