Rigenerazione dei nervi

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Gruppo guidato da Stefano Geuna

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Stefano Geuna

Full professor of Human Anatomy

Tel  +39 011 6705433
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mail: stefano.geuna@unito.it

Education
Graduated in Medicine and Surgery at the University of Torino (year 1989/90).
Professional Licensure for Medical and Surgical Practice (2nd session of State Examination 1990)
Member of the Professional Register of Physicians and Surgeons of the Province of Torino.
Specialization in Child Neurology and Psychiatry at the University of Torino (year 1994/95).
1985-1990, internship at the Department of Human Anatomy and Physiology (University of Torino).
1990-1993, engaged in research projects at the Department of Human Anatomy and Physiology (University of Torino).
1994-1998, engaged in research projects at the Department of Clinical and Biological Sciences (University of Torino)
1998-2001, full-time employee of the University of Torino as Junior Researcher at the Department of Clinical and Biological Sciences.
2001-2006, full-time employee of the University of Torino as Senior Researcher and Aggregate Professor of Anatomy at the Department of Clinical and Biological Sciences.
2007-2016, full-time employee of the University of Torino as Associate Professor of Anatomy at the Department of Clinical and Biological Sciences
2010-present, Research Leader of the Peripheral Nerve Regeneration Unit at the Cavalieri Ottolenghi Institute of Neuroscience.
2017-present, Full Professor of Anatomy at the Department of Clinical and Biological Sciences

Research
Main grants received
1999, recipient of a research grant from the MURST ("Progetto Giovani Ricercatori" fund) for the investigation of cold-related changes in nerve cells.
2000, recipient of a research grant from the University of Torino (ex-60% fund) for the investigation of a mutant mice model of infantile neuroaxonal distrophy.
2001, recipient of a research grant from the University of Torino (ex-60% fund) for the investigation of neural stem cells in the peripheral nervous system.
2002, recipient of a research grant from the University of Torino (ex-60% fund) for the investigation of Laser biostimulation on peripheral nerve repair.
2003, recipient of a research grant from the University of Torino (ex-60% fund) for the investigation of Schwann cell characterization along muscle-vein-combined grafts.
2003, recipient of a research grant from the MURST (FIRB fund) for the investigation of nerve regeneration along non-nervous conduits.
2004, recipient of a research grant from the University of Torino (ex-60% fund) for the investigation of the development of chick dorsal root ganglia.
2004, recipient of a research grant from the University of Torino (DSCB fund) for the investigation of laser biostimulation on peripheral nerve repair.
2005, recipient of a research grant from the University of Torino (ex-60% fund) for the investigation of the effects of lasertherapy after nerve crush injury.
2005, recipient of a research grant from the Regione Piemonte (CIPE fund) for the investigation nerve regeneration along bioengineered scaffolds.
2006, recipient of a research grant from the University of Torino (ex-60% fund) for the investigation of the role of neuregulin-1 and ErbB receptors in peripheral nerve regeneration.
2006, recipient of a research grant from the MIUR (PRIN fund) for the investigation of the employment of stem cell transplantation and lentiviral technology for improving peripheral nerve regeneration along bioengineered scaffolds.
2007, recipient of a research grant from the University of Torino (ex-60% fund) for the investigation of end-to-side nerve regeneration.
2007, recipient of a research grant from the Regione Piemonte (Ricerca Santaria Finalizzata) for the investigation age-related changes in peripheral nerve regeneration.
2008, recipient of a research grant from the University of Torino (ex-60% fund) for the investigation of nerve regeneration along chitosan conduits.
2008, recipient of a research grant from the Regione Piemonte (Ricerca Santaria Finalizzata) for the investigation adipose tissue-derived stem cells and their application in regenerative medicine.
2008, recipient of a research grant from the Regione Piemonte (Ricerca Santaria Finalizzata) for the investigation of the treatment of spinal cord contusion injury with Rolipram.
2009 recipient of a research grant from the Regione Piemonte (Ricerca Santaria Finalizzata) for the investigation of the gene therapy for prevention of denervation-related skeletal muscle atrophy.
2009, recipient of a research grant from the University of Torino (ex-60% fund) for the investigation of the effects og ghrelin on neural repair.
2009, recipient of a research grant from the Ministero della Salute for the investigation of the effects platelet gel on muscle damage.
2010, recipient of a research grant from the Chinese University of Hong Kong (RGF # 214064) for the investigation of BRE expression manipulation to improve the function of human umbilical cord perivascular mesenchymal progenitor cells.
2011, recipient of a Regione Piemonte research grant on peripheral nerve reconstruction medical devices.
2012, recipient of a EU FP7 research grant (HEALTH.2011.1.4-2) for the investigation of Biohybrid templates for peripheral nerve regeneration.