Anna Chiarini was born in Italy, in 1964. She received a degree in biological science and a certificate in clinical chemistry and biochemistry from the University of Milan, Italy. She obtained her Ph.D. degree in chronic and degenerative diseases from the University of Verona, Italy. From 1988 to 1993, she was a Research Fellow at the Department of Medical Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Milan. From 1993 to 1995, she served as a Research Scientist of the Roche Immunodiagnostic Research Laboratory and from 1995 to 1996 at the Laboratory of Immunodiagnostic-R&D Hoffmann La Roche in Basel, Switzerland. In 1997, she came back to Italy and from 1997 to 2002 became a Research Fellow at the Histology and Embryology Unit, University of Verona. Since October 2002, she serves as a Research Associate at the Histology and Embryology Unit, University of Verona. She is mainly interested in proteomic study on the protein kinases C during cell apoptosis, biochemical study on the damage induced by b-amyloid peptides in human neurons and astrocytes, analysis of the induction mechanisms of the nitric oxide synthase-2 by proinflammatory cytokines in human adult astrocytes. She is an Editorial Board Member of the scientific journal titled Molecular Medicine Reports.
Biography Updated on 21 June 2011