Name and Surname: Gianluigi Vendemiale
Date of birth: 25 September 1954
Place of birth: Bari, Italy
Office Address: Department of Medical and Surgical Science, Internal Medicine Unit, University of Foggia, Viale Pinto 1, 71122 Foggia, Italy.
Current position: Full professor of Medicine and Geriatrics at the Dept. of Medical and Surgical Sciences at the University of Foggia; Chief of the Internal Medicine Unit at the Hospital “Ospedali Riuniti di Foggia”
Phone and Email: 0039 0881 749177; firstname.lastname@example.org
– 1980 – Medical Degree.
– 1985 – Internal Medicine Consultant.
– Research Fellowship at the Centre for the Study of Mitochondria and Energetic Metabolism, National Centre of Research (CNR).
– 1982 – 2-years Research Fellowship at the Alcohol Research and Treatment Center, Mount Sinai University, New York (Prof. C.S. Lieber).
– 2002 – Full Professor of Internal Medicine and Geriatrics at the University of Foggia, Italy.
– Member of the University board
– Local Coordinator of Research Projects of National Interest
– Director of the Internal Medicine Residency at the Medical School of Foggia
– Director of the Post-Doctoral School in Medical, Clinical and Experimental Sciences at The University of Foggia.
– drugs kinetics and biotransformation, oxidative mechanisms of drugs hepatotoxicity;
– ethanol metabolism and toxicity, drugs-alcohol interactions;
– glutathione metabolism and intracellular compartimentalization, plasmatic and renal excretion;
– role of reduced glutathione and antioxidant therapy in liver diseases;
– lipoperoxides, protein and glutathione oxidation in experimental models and in human pathology (alcoholic and non-alcoholic steatohepatitis);
– mitochondrial energy metabolism alterations, ATP homeostasis disruption and oxidative stress in aging;
– redox imbalance in glyco-metabolic decompensation and in chronic complications of diabetes mellitus (cataract, retinopathy).
– antioxidant compounds and hydrophilic biliary acids in experimental and human liver diseases;
– association of liver fibrosis with circulating and hepatic redox balance in chronic hepatitis C;
– standardization of circulating parameters for the measurement of redox balance in human aging;
– antioxidant systems and genetic polymorphisms in patients with Alzheimer’s disease and vascular dementia; association between hyperinsulinism, diabetes mellitus and dementia syndromes; effect of long-term administration of antioxidant compounds in primary and secondary dementia.
– Scopus search: 176 publications
– Scopus search Citing Articles without self-citations: 3986
– H-index: 38
– Involved in training/supervision of 12 pre- and 3 post-doctoral scientists