Ugo Ramenghi
Ugo Ramenghi
affiliation: Università di Torino
research area(s): Cell Biology, Immunity And Infection
Course: Biomedical Sciences and Human Oncology
University/Istitution: Università di Torino
Dr Ugo Ramenghi was born in Turin, Italy, December 11, 1953.
- Graduated cum laude in Medicine and Surgery at the University of Turin on October 1978
- Specialised in Pediatrics in 1981, University of Turin.
- Specialised in Oncology in 1986, University of Turin.
- Specialised in Hematology in 1991, University of Turin.
- In 1983 Post-graduate training period in Pediatric Hematology in Paris with Prof. G. Schaison (Hopital Saint Louis, Paris, France).
- Since June 1985 appointment by the University of Turin, Department of Pediatrics, as University Researcher (corresponding to U.S. Assistant Professor).
- April 1989 - February 1990: research training on hematopoietic growth factors at Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, Melbourne, Australia.
- Since 1990 is in charge of the Hematology Unit, Pediatric Dept, University of Turin.
Since November 2002 appointment by the University of Turin, Department of Pediatrics, as Associate Professor.
Head of the Hematology Unit of the Pediatric Dept.
Author of 77 international publications; Impact Factor : 413,7.
Main present research interests: growth factors: clinical use in hematology and oncology. Pathogenesis of congenital anemias (in particular Diamond Blackfan Anemia and Fanconi Anemia) and autoimmune diseases, in particular defect of Fas dependent apoptosis in T lymphocytes. Author of 77 international publications; Impact Factor : 413,7.
1) Saracco P, Quarello P, Iori AP, Zecca M, Longoni D, Svahn J, Varotto S, Del Vecchio GC, Dufour C, Ramenghi U, Bacigalupo A, Locasciulli A; Bone Marrow Failure Study Group of the AIEOP (Italian Association of Paediatric Haematology Oncology). Cyclosporin A response and dependence in children with acquired aplastic anaemia: a multicentre retrospective study with long-term observation follow-up. Br J Haematol. 140: 197-205, 2008.
2) Vlachos A, Ball S, Dahl N, Alter BP, Sheth S, Ramenghi U, Meerpohl J, Karlsson S, Liu JM, Leblanc T, Paley C, Kang EM, Leder EJ, Atsidaftos E, Shimamura A, Bessler M, Glader B, Lipton JM. Diagnosing and treating Diamond Blackfan anaemia: results of an international clinical consensus conference. Br J Haematol. 142: 859-876, 2008.
3) Campagnoli MF, Ramenghi U, Armiraglio M, Quarello P, Garelli E, Carando A, Avondo F, Pavesi E, Fribourg S, Gleizes PE, Loreni F, Dianzani I. RPS19 mutations in patients with Diamond-Blackfan anemia. Hum Mutation 29: 911-20, 2008.
4) Boria I, Quarello P, Avondo F, Garelli E, Aspesi A, Carando A, Campagnoli MF, Dianzani I, Ramenghi U. A new database for ribosomal protein genes which are mutated in Diamond-Blackfan Anemia Human Mutation 29: E263-70, 2008.
5) Quarello P, Garelli E, Brusco A, Carando A, Pappi P, Barberis M, Coletti V, Campagnoli MF, Dianzani I, Ramenghi U. Multiplex Ligation-dependent Probe Amplification (MLPA) enhances molecular diagnosis of Diamond Blackfan Anemia due to RPS19 deficiency. Haematologica 93:1748-50, 2008.
6) Parodi E, Rivetti E, Amendola G, Bisogno G, Calabrese R, Farruggia P, Giordano P, Rosaria Matarese SM, Nardi M, Nobili B, Notarangelo LD, Russo G, Vimercati C, Zecca M, De Mattia D, Ramenghi U. Long-term follow-up analysis after rituximab therapy in children with refractory symptomatic ITP: identification of factors predictive of a sustained response. Br J Haematol. 144: 552-8, 2009.
7) Roggero S, Quarello P, Vinciguerra T, Longo F, Piga A, Ramenghi U. Severe iron overload in Blackfan-Diamond anemia: a case-control study. Am J Hematol. 84:729-32, 2009.
8) Pavesi E, Avondo F, Aspesi A, Quarello P, Rocci A, Vimercati C, Pigullo S, Dufour C, Ramenghi U, Dianzani I. Analysis of telomeres in peripheral blood cells from patients with bone marrow failure. Pediatr Blood Cancer. 53:411-6, 2009.
9) Timeus F, Crescenzio N, Lorenzati A, Doria A, Foglia L, Pagliano S, Quarello P, Ramenghi U, Saracco P. Paroxysmal nocturnal haemoglobinuria clones in children with acquired aplastic anaemia: a prospective single centre study. Br J Haematol. 150: 483-5. 2010
10) Quarello P, Garelli E, Carando A, Brusco A, Calabrese R, Dufour C, Longoni D, Misuraca A, Vinti L, Aspesi A, Biondini L, Loreni F, Dianzani I, Ramenghi U. Diamond-Blackfan anemia: genotype-phenotype correlation in Italian patients with RPL5 and RPL11 mutations. Haematologica 95: 206-13, 2010.
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