Isabella Russo was born in Italy in 1966. Her education includes a degree in biological sciences at the Maths, Physical, and Natural Science Faculty in the University of Turin, Turin, Italy, a Specialization degree in clinical pathology at the University of Turin, and a Ph.D. degree in pharmacology and experimental and clinical therapy at the University of Turin, Turin, Italy. She is a Graduated Scientific Technician for research at Internal Medicine and Metabolic Disease Unit, Department of Clinical and Biological Sciences, University of Turin, San Luigi Gonzaga Hospital, Orbassano, Turin, Italy. Her main research topics include the study of cell actions of insulin with specific attention to the effects on vascular smooth muscle cells and platelets; studies on the role of both endogenous and exogenous nitric oxide on the modulation of platelets and vascular smooth muscle cells functions; study of the prothrombotic alterations in patients with obesity and insulin-resistance and evaluations of reversibility after intervention on lifestyle; studies in vitro and in vivo on platelet sensitivity to aspirin in healthy, dyslipidemic, and diabetic subjects. She is a Member of the European Society for Study of Diabetes (EASD), the Italian Society for Study of Atherosclerosis (SISA), the Italian Society for the Study of Thrombosis and Hemostasis (SISET), and the Italian Society of Diabetologia (SID).
Biography Updated on 24 March 2014