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    VIMM postdoctoral researcher affiliated with Luca Scorrano’s group, Akiko Omori, won a research grant from the Umberto Veronesi Foundation, with an experimental project against prostate tumors. More specifically, Dr. Omori’s goal is to identify a new therapeutic approach for patients affected by prostate tumors that do not resolve with the conventional administration of antiandrogenic drugs. […]

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    Fighting a genetic eye disease that leads to progressive blindness: Schnyder’s corneal dystrophy (SCD). This is the aim of Massimo Santoro‘s research project, who is professor at University of Padua and Principal Investigator at Advanced Biomedical Research Foundation – VIMM. Telethon Foundation has guaranteed its team a loan of 240 thousand euros for the three-year […]

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    At VIMM, even scientific findings seem to believe in gender equality. After the pioneering study conducted by professors Francesco Pagano and Andrea Alimonti, which reveals a lower risk of SARS-CoV-2 infection in men with prostate cancer undergoing androgen deprivation therapies, a new VIMM research highlights the same dynamics also in case of women. Among the […]

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    Neurons that mature too quickly underlie brain pathologies, particularly human intellectual disability. At first glance, it might seem counterintuitive. Instead it is the important result obtained from a study conducted by Claudia Lodovichi‘s team, Principal Investigator at VIMM and researcher at the Institute of Neuroscience (CNR), just published in PNAS-Proceedings of the National Academy of […]

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    The Veneto Institute of Molecular Medicine (VIMM) seeks candidates to appoint the new Scientific Director. This is a unique opportunity for an accomplished scientist to lead a well-established Institute focused on promoting advanced research and excellence in biomedical sciences. Applications, including a full Curriculum Vitae (one only pdf file), are accepted until March 15th, 2021, but we encourage candidates to apply as soon as possible, mailing to: human.resources@fondbiomed.it

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    VIMM Trainee Seminars are weekly short seminars held by our junior trainees on Fridays. The spirit of the initiative is to offer our students and postdocs a peer-to-peer time to networking, improve communication skills and get feedbacks on ongoing projects. In addition, during the same time slot, we will now have bi-monthly “Meet-the-expert” sessions, where senior personnel will illustrate some of […]

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    The laboratory on Prof. Massimo Santoro (www.massimosantorolab.com) is seeking a postdoctoral fellow and a PhD student to study the role of mevalonate metabolism and ferroptosis in cancer growth and spreading.

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    The laboratory of Prof. Massimo Santoro at Dept. of Biology, University of Padua and Venetian Institute Molecular Medicine (https://massimosantorolab.com) is seeking for a PhD student and a postdoc fellow to study METABOLITES AS SIGNALING MOLECULES IN ANGIOGENESIS.

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    Emanuela Zuccaro, researcher of the VIMM of the group of Maria Pennuto. Her project, “MOVER” wins the 2020 call of the AriSLA Foundation (Italian Research Foundation for Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis), issued to select the best Italian research projects in the field of SLA. It will cover a period of 12 months.

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    VIMM scientist Milena Bellin receives 2 million euros from the European Research Council (ERC). The ERC Consolidator Grant is for promising researchers with seven to 12 years of experience since competing their PhD. They can use the grant of up to 2m euros to fund their team of researchers and support staff for a period […]

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