Ugo Carraro
Ugo Carraro
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affiliation: Università di Padova
research area(s): Neuroscience
Course: Biosciences and Biotechnologies
University/Istitution: Università di Padova
M.D. (Laurea in Medicina e Chirurgia), University of Padua, Italy -1968
Associate Professor of General Pathology, University of Padova, since1983
Principal Investigator of the Laboratory of Translational Myology
Acting-director of the Department of Biomedical Science -1998 to 2003;

Interdepartmental Research Center of Myology (cirMYO), Head 2005 - 2011
Translational Myology: Basics of muscle plasticity and their applications to medical research, in particular:

• Functional Electrical Stimulation (FES) of denervated human muscle
• Reconstruction and artificial synaptogenesis of ablated skeletal muscle
• Role of apoptosis and myogenesis in exercise-induced muscle damage
MANCINELLI R, KERN H, FULLE S, CARRARO U, ZAMPIERI S, LA ROVERE R, FANO G, PIETRANGELO T (2011). Transcriptional profile of denervated vastus lateralis muscle derived from a patient 8 months after spinal cord injury: a case report. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF IMMUNOPATHOLOGY AND PHARMACOLOGY, vol. 24 (3); p. 749-759, ISSN: 0394-6320 (Articolo su rivista)
GARGIULO P, HELGASON T, REYNISSON PJ, HELGASON B, KERN H, MAYR W, INGVARSSON P, CARRARO U. (2011). Monitoring of muscle and bone recovery in spinal cord injury patients treated with electrical stimulation using three-dimensional imaging and segmentation techniques: methodological assessment. ARTIFICIAL ORGANS, vol. 35; p. 275-281, ISSN: 0160-564X, doi: 10.1111/j.1525-1594.2011.01214.x. (Articolo su rivista)
KERN H, CARRARO U, ADAMI N, BIRAL D, HOFER C, FORSTNER C, MOEDLIN M, VOGELAUER M, POND A, BONCOMPAGNI S, PAOLINI C, MAYR W, PROTASI F, ZAMPIERI S (2010). Home-based Functional Electrical Stimulation rescues permanently denervated muscles in paraplegic patients with complete lower motor neuron lesion. NEUROREHABILITATION AND NEURAL REPAIR, vol. 24; p. 709-721, ISSN: 1545-9683, doi: 10.1177/1545968310366129 (Articolo su rivista)
ABRUZZO PM, DI TULLIO S, MARCHIONNI C, BELIA S, FANO G, ZAMPIERI S, CARRARO U., KERN H, SGARBI G, LENAZ G, MARINI M (2010). Oxidative stress in the denervated muscle. FREE RADICAL RESEARCH, vol. 44; p. 563-576, ISSN: 1071-5762, doi: 10.3109/10715761003692487 (Articolo su rivista)
KERN H, KOVARIK J, FRANZ C, VOGELAUER M, LOEFLER S, SARABON N, GRIM-STIEGER M, BIRAL D, ADAMI N, CARRARO U., ZAMPIERI S, HOFER C (2010). Effects of eight weeks of vibration training at different frequencies (1 or 15 Hz) in senior sportsmen on torque and force development and of one year of training on muscle fibers. NEUROLOGICAL RESEARCH, vol. 32; p. 26-31, ISSN: 0161-6412, doi: 10.1179/016164110X12556180206310 (Articolo su rivista)
KERN H, CARRARO U., ADAMI N, HOFER C, LOEFLER S, VOGELAUER M, MAYR W, R RUPP R, ZAMPIERI S (2010). One year of home-based daily functional electrical stimulation (FES) in complete lower motor neuron paraplegia: recovery of tetanic contractility drives the structural improvements of denervated muscle. NEUROLOGICAL RESEARCH, vol. 32 (1); p. 5-12, ISSN: 0161-6412, doi: 10.1179/174313209X385644 (Articolo su rivista)
ZAMPIERI S, DORIA A, ADAMI N, BIRAL D, VECCHIATO M, SAVASTANO S, CORBIANCO S, CARRARO U., MERIGLIANO S (2010). Subclinical myopathy in patients affected with newly diagnosed colorectal cancer at clinical onset of disease: evidence from skeletal muscle biopsies. NEUROLOGICAL RESEARCH, vol. 32; p. 20-25, ISSN: 0161-6412, doi: 10.1179/016164110X12556180205997 (Articolo su rivista)
RIGATELLI G, CARRARO U., RICCARDI R, RIGATELLI G (2009). Demand dynamic biogirdling: ten-year results. JOURNAL OF THORACIC AND CARDIOVASCULAR SURGERY, vol. 137; p. e58-e59, ISSN: 0022-5223, doi: 10.1016/j.jtcvs.2008.06.011 (Articolo su rivista)
SQUECCO R, CARRARO U., KERN H, POND A, ADAMI N, BIRAL D, VINDIGNI V, BONCOMPAGNI S, PIETRANGELO T, BOSCO G, FANO' G, MARINI M, ABRUZZO PM, GERMINARIO E, DANIELI-BETTO D, PROTASI F, FRANCINI F, ZAMPIERI S. A (2009). A subpopulation of rat muscle fibers maintains an assessable excitation-contraction coupling mechanism after long-standing denervation despite lost contractility. JOURNAL OF NEUROPATHOLOGY AND EXPERIMENTAL NEUROLOGY, vol. 68; p. 1256-1268, ISSN: 0022-3069 (Articolo su rivista)
ZAMPIERI S, VALENTE M, ADAMI N, BIRAL D, GHIRARDELLO A, RAMPUDDA ME, VECCHIATO M, SARZO G, CORBIANCO S, KERN H, CARRARO U., BASSETTO F, MERIGLIANO S., DORIA A (2009). Polymyositis, dermatomyositis and malignancy: A further intriguing link. AUTOIMMUNITY REVIEWS, vol. 9(6); p. 1-5, ISSN: 1568-9972 (Articolo su rivista)
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