Name: Gianluigi Zaza

Country: Italy

Affiliation:

Renal unit
Department of medicine
University of Verona

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Address:


Piazzale Stefani 1
Verona
37124, Italy

Research Interests:

Transplantation
Genomics
Transcriptomic
Immunology

Biography:

Dr. Gianluigi Zaza graduated in medicine from the University of Bari in 2000. He did his clinical training in Nephrology at the Division of Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation, University of Bari (2000-2005). From 2002 to 2005 he has been post-doctoral fellow in the Department of Pharmacology, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital Memphis, TN, USA. In 2010 he holds a PhD in Clinical Pharmacology and Medicine Therapy from University of Bari with a thesis on genomics applied to mitochondrial activity in chronic kidney disease patients. He has been staff physician: 1) from 07/04/2006 to 05/31/2009 at the Apulia Transplantation Regional Center, Policlinic-University of Bari, Italy; 2) from 06/01/2009 to 10/31/2009 at the Emilia-Romagna Transplantation Regional Center/AIRT Interregional Center, Policlinic S. Orsola-Malpighi, Bologna, Italy; 3) from 11/16/2009 to 07/30/2010 at the CRT Puglia/AIRT; 4) from 07/31/2010 to 09/30/2011 at the Division of Nephrology, Dialysis and Transplantation, Martina Franca Hospital (TA), Italy. 5) from 10/1/2011 to 10/30/2011 at the Renal Unit, Ospedale Civile Maggiore, Verona, Italy. 6) from 1st November he serves as research associate at the Renal Unit, Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Verona, Italy. The scientific activity of Dr. Zaza resulted in n. 100 publications in national and international journals (33 articles published in peer-reviewed journals). Moreover, he obtained many national and international awards/honors. Dr Zaza continues his clinical activities as medical doctor primarily involved in post-renal transplant clinical maintenance follow-up. Additionally, his research interests include pharmacogenomics, transcriptomics and translational medicine.

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