Francesco Perticone

Università degli Studi Magna Graecia di Catanzaro, Italy

Francesco Perticone works as a Full Professor of Internal Medicine and as the Director of the Cardiovascular Disease Unit, School of Medicine, University of Catanzaro, Italy. He has received his Ph.D. degree in medicine from the University of Naples in 1975. 1976/78: Postgraduate studies University of Naples, Italy 1978: Specialisty on Cardiology and Cardiovascular Diseases University of Naples, Italy ACADEMIC CAREER 1978/1982: Post doctoral Fellowship of the National Researches Council,Rome, Italy. 1982/85: Assistant Professor of Medicine, Medical School, University of Naples, Italy 1985/95: Assistant Professor of Medicine, Medical School at Catanzaro, Italy 1995/2001: Professor of Cardiology, Medical School, University of Catanzaro, Italy 2000 Professor of Internal Medicine, Medical School, University of Catanzaro, Italy 2001 Head of School of Specialization on Geriatrics, University of Catanzaro, Italy 2002 Head of School of Specialization on Medicine of Sport, University of Catanzaro, Italy Membership of Italian Society of Internal Medicine (national councillor), Italian Society of Geriatrics, Italian Society for Cardiovascular Prevention, and Italian Society of Echocardiography. After the initial interests turned to the understanding of the mechanisms and the treatment of the arrhythmias and of the sudden death, for a long time the scientific interests are turned to the understanding of the genetic and molecular mechanisms responsible of the arterial hypertension and of the damage of organ to it correlated is to cardiac level that vascular. Finally, always within the atherosclerotic pathology, particular attention turns to the study of the endothelial dysfunction and of the responsible mechanisms, with the purpose to prevent and/or to slow down the progression of the atherosclerotic disease. 192 manuscripts published peer-reviewed journals

Biography Updated on 4 September 2012

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