Amedeo Amedei was born in 1971. In July 1996, he received the Biology degree (summa cum laude) at the University of Florence, Florence, Italy. He received his Ph.D. degree from the School of Experimental and Clinical Medicine in 2003. In 2004, he was an Indentured Researcher at the Department of Internal Medicine, collaborated on the Study of Specific Immune Response in Gastric Cancer project. Since 2005, he has been a Researcher at the Department of Internal Medicine of Florence University. His research interests include role of immune response versus Helicobacter pylori on pathogenesis diseases correlated with human bacterium infection: ulcer-gastritis, gastric cancer, and MALT-lymphoma; physiopathology of primitive and secondary immunodeficiencies; analysis of T-specific lymphocytes versus Mycobacterium tuberculosis peptides; infectious agents and specific immune T response on the genesis of atherosclerotic plaques; correlation between bacteria and autoimmune diseases (molecular mimicry); immune-adjuvant effects of microorganism elements; analysis of new proteins that modulate mRNA of BCL2 gene; role of hERG1 K+ channels in the tumorogenesis; characterization of immune T response specific to cancer antigens in patients with digestive system cancers; and analysis of cancer microenvironment.
Biography Updated on 23 January 2012