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Giacomo Lazzarino

Biochemistry - BIO/10


He obtained his Master’s Degree in “Medical Biotechnology” and his Ph.D. in “Basic Biomedical Sciences and Public Health”, field of specialization: “Studies on biological samples through -omics platforms” at the Catholic University of Rome, where he continued his research activities from 2016 to 2019.

During this period, he has benefited from a 6-month contract as Research Assistant at the University of Birmingham, a contract at the Institute of Biochemistry and Clinical Biochemistry of the Catholic University of Rome and a two-year research grant at the same Institute.

From October 2019 to September 2022, he was a Fixed-term researcher L.240 / 10 type A, SSD BIO / 10 at UniCamillus – Saint Camillus International University of Health and Medical Sciences, Rome, Italy.

He has developed significant experience in studies on: energy metabolism and mitochondrial dysfunction in traumatic brain injury and concussion (in animals and humans); evaluation of the efficacy of innovative pharmacological treatments for traumatic brain injury; research on tissue and circulating biomarkers in neurodegenerative diseases; biochemical and molecular mechanisms and research of new biomarkers of male and female infertility; study on the metabolic alterations of cancer cells.

During his activity he has continuously collaborated with: Department of Pathology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland, USA (Prof. Nazareno Paolocci); Institute of Inflammation and Aging, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK (Prof. Ann Logan and Antonio Belli); Neuroscience and Ophthalmology Group, School of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, College of Medical and Dental Sciences, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK (Dr. Valentina Di Pietro); Department of Neurosurgery, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Mattel Children’s Hospital UCLA, UCLA Brain Injury Research Center, Los Angeles, CA, USA (Prof. David A. Hovda); Tikomed AB, Viken, Sweden (Dr Lars Bruce).

From October 2022 he is Associate Professor at UniCamillus – Saint Camillus International University of Health and Medical Sciences, Rome, Italy.