Pasquale Maffia research interest is inflammation and the role of the immunoinflammatory response in cardiovascular disease. Using a wide range of in vitro and in vivo models of vascular pathology, his current research attempts to study the cellular and molecular mechanisms involved in the pathophysiology of atherosclerosis, neointimal formation, and vascular remodelling. He received a B.S. degree (Hons) in pharmacy in 1994 at the University of Naples Federico II, Naples, Italy, an M.S. degree in pharmacology in 1996 at the University of Naples Federico II, a Ph.D. in pharmacology at the University of Naples Federico II, and a Postgraduate Certificate in advanced academic studies in 2009 at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, UK. Since 2006, Maffia is an Aggregate Professor of pharmacology, Faculty of Biotechnological Sciences, University of Naples Federico II, and since 2009, he is a Lecturer at the Institute of Infection, Immunity & Inflammation, University of Glasgow, UK.
Biography Updated on 12 March 2011