Annamaria Cimini

University of L'Aquila, Italy

Annamaria Cimini was born in Pescara, on 30 December, 1960. He received an M.S. degree in biological science summa cum laude on 03 July, 1985 at the University of L'Aquila, Italy. Since 2001, she serves as a Professor of neurobiology I and neurobiology II at the Faculty of Sciences, L'Aquila, Italy. Since 2005, she serves as a Professor of cellular biology at the Faculty of Biotechnology, L'Aquila, Italy. Since 2009, she serves as a Professor of cell and gene therapy and of cellular and animals models for human pathologies, Faculty of Biotechnology, L'Aquila, Italy. Since March 2006, she serves as an Associate professor, scientific group BIO/06, Faculty of Biotechnology, L'Aquila, Italy. Since April 2011, she serves as an Adjunct Associate Professor at the Sbarro Institute for Cancer Research and Molecular Medicine and Center for Biotechnology at Temple University, Phil, USA. Her fields of research include the study of the roles of peroxisome proliferator-activated receptors (PPARs) in neural cells, both normal and transformed, on cell proliferation, death, and differentiation; cancer metabolism in human gliomas; neural stem cells: differentiation pathways; tumor stem cells: biomolecular characterization; targeted therapy for Alzheimer disease; nutraceutic compounds for neurodegenerative diseases prevention; peroxisome proliferator activated receptors (PPARs) in health and disease; signal transduction pathways in neuroblastoma: implication for therapy. She peer-reviewed number of journals including Carcinogenesis, International Journal of Cancer, Neuroscience, Acta Pharmacologica Sinica, Journal of Neurochemistry, International Journal of Biochemistry and Cell Biology, PPAR Research, Journal Cellular Physiology, and Journal of Molecular Medicine. She is member of the Editorial Board of Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine Journal and Recent Patents in Regenerative Medicine.

Biography Updated on 26 April 2011

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