Publications by authors named "Carla Giordano"

100Publications

Aqueous Processed Biopolymer Interfaces for Single-Cell Microarrays.

ACS Biomater Sci Eng 2020 May 17;6(5):3174-3186. Epub 2020 Apr 17.

Dipartimento di Fisica e Chimica-Emilio Segrè, Università di Palermo, Viale delle Scienze, 90128 Palermo, Italy.

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May 2020

Glucocorticoid excess and COVID-19 disease.

Rev Endocr Metab Disord 2020 Oct 6. Epub 2020 Oct 6.

Dipartimento di Promozione della Salute, Materno-Infantile, di Medicina Interna e Specialistica di Eccellenza "G. D'Alessandro", UOC di Malattie endocrine, del Ricambio e della Nutrizione, Università degli studi di Palermo, Piazza delle Cliniche 2, 90127, Palermo, Italy.

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October 2020

Reduced Rates of Hypoglycemia in Type 1 or Type 2 Diabetes After Switching to Insulin Degludec: Results from the Italian Cohort of the ReFLeCT Study.

Diabetes Ther 2020 Dec 3;11(12):2909-2920. Epub 2020 Oct 3.

The Center for Outcomes Research and Clinical Epidemiology (CORESEARCH), Pescara, Italy.

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December 2020

Distribution of eosinophils in the gastrointestinal tract of children with no organic disease.

Ann Gastroenterol 2020 Sep-Oct;33(5):508-515. Epub 2020 Jun 22.

Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, First Department of Pediatrics, University of Athens, Agia Sofia Children's Hospital, Athens, Greece (Eleni Koutri, Maria Noni, Alexandra Papadopoulou).

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June 2020

Effect of leaf-to-fruit ratios on phenolic and sensory profiles of Malbec wines from single high-wire-trellised vineyards.

J Sci Food Agric 2020 Aug 24. Epub 2020 Aug 24.

Instituto de Biología Agrícola de Mendoza, FCA UNCuyo-CONICET, Luján de Cuyo, Mendoza, Argentina.

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August 2020

3D polymeric supports promote the growth and progression of anaplastic thyroid carcinoma.

Biochem Biophys Res Commun 2020 Oct 12;531(2):223-227. Epub 2020 Aug 12.

Dipartimento di Ingegneria, University of Palermo, Viale delle Scienze building 8, 90128, Palermo, Italy; ATeN Center, CHAB, University of Palermo, Viale delle Scienze building 18, 90128, Palermo, Italy.

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October 2020

Growth and Osteogenic Differentiation of Discarded Gingiva-Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells on a Commercial Scaffold.

Front Cell Dev Biol 2020 21;8:292. Epub 2020 May 21.

Department of Health Promotion, Mother and Child Care, Internal Medicine and Medical Specialties, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy.

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May 2020

Circulating Irisin Levels as a Marker of Osteosarcopenic-Obesity in Cushing's Disease.

Diabetes Metab Syndr Obes 2020 11;13:1565-1574. Epub 2020 May 11.

Dipartimento di Promozione Della Salute, Materno-Infantile, Medicina Interna e Specialistica di Eccellenza "G. D'Alessandro" (PROMISE), Sezione di Malattie Endocrine, del Ricambio e della Nutrizione, Università di Palermo, Palermo, Italy.

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May 2020

Exogenous peptides are able to penetrate human cell and mitochondrial membranes, stabilize mitochondrial tRNA structures, and rescue severe mitochondrial defects.

FASEB J 2020 06 18;34(6):7675-7686. Epub 2020 Apr 18.

Laboratory affiliated to Istituto Pasteur Italia-Fondazione Cenci Bolognetti, Department of Radiological, Oncological and Pathological Sciences, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy.

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June 2020

Efficacy and safety of photodynamic therapy with RLP068 for diabetic foot ulcers: a review of the literature and clinical experience.

Drugs Context 2020 10;9. Epub 2020 Feb 10.

Unit of Metabolic and Endocrine Diseases, Centro Catanese di Medicina e Chirurgia, Catania, Italy.

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February 2020

Lacrimal gland herniation in Graves ophthalmopathy: a simple and useful MRI biomarker of disease activity.

Eur Radiol 2020 Apr 17;30(4):2138-2141. Epub 2020 Jan 17.

Section of Endocrinology - Department of Health Promotion Sciences Maternal and Infantile Care, Internal Medicine and Medical Specialties (PROMISE), University of Palermo, Via del Vespro 129, 90127, Palermo, Italy.

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April 2020

Anti-Inflammatory Action of Heterogeneous Nuclear Ribonucleoprotein A2/B1 in Patients with Autoimmune Endocrine Disorders.

J Clin Med 2019 Dec 19;9(1). Epub 2019 Dec 19.

Laboratory of Regenerative Medicine, Section of Endocrinology, Diabetology and Metabolism, Department of Health Promotion, Mother and Child Care, Internal Medicine and Medical Specialties (ProMISE), University of Palermo, 90127 Palermo, Italy.

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December 2019

Clinical and hormonal characteristics in heterozygote carriers of congenital adrenal hyperplasia.

J Steroid Biochem Mol Biol 2020 04 2;198:105554. Epub 2019 Dec 2.

Dipartimento di Promozione Della Salute, Materno-Infantile, Medicina Interna e Specialistica Di Eccellenza "G. D'Alessandro" (PROMISE), Sezione Di Malattie Endocrine, del Ricambio e della Nutrizione, Università di Palermo, Italy. Electronic address:

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April 2020

PFN1 and integrin-β1/mTOR axis involvement in cornea differentiation of fibroblast limbal stem cells.

J Cell Mol Med 2019 11 12;23(11):7210-7221. Epub 2019 Sep 12.

Laboratory of Regenerative Medicine "Aldo Galluzzo", Section of Endocrinology, Diabetology and Metabolism, Department of Promozione della Salute, Materno-Infantile, di Medicina Interna e Specialistica di Eccellenza "G. D'Alessandro" (ProMISE), University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy.

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November 2019

Dual-release hydrocortisone improves hepatic steatosis in patients with secondary adrenal insufficiency: a real-life study.

Ther Adv Endocrinol Metab 2019 28;10:2042018819871169. Epub 2019 Aug 28.

Dipartimento di Promozione della Salute, Materno-Infantile, Medicina Interna e Specialistica di Eccellenza "G. D'Alessandro" (PROMISE), Sezione di Malattie Endocrine, del Ricambio e della Nutrizione, Università di Palermo, piazza delle cliniche 2, 90127, Palermo, Sicilia, Italy.

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August 2019

Heterogeneity of Stem Cells in the Thyroid.

Adv Exp Med Biol 2019 ;1169:81-93

Biomedical Department of Internal and Specialist Medicine (DI.BI.MIS), Laboratory of Regenerative Medicine, Section of Endocrinology, Diabetology and Metabolism, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy.

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September 2019

Long-term safety and efficacy of subcutaneous pasireotide in patients with Cushing's disease: interim results from a long-term real-world evidence study.

Pituitary 2019 Oct;22(5):542-551

Section of Endocrinology, Diabetology and Metabolism, Department of Health Promotion Sciences Maternal and Infantile Care, Internal Medicine and Medical Specialities (PROMISE), University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy.

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October 2019

Production of a Double-Layer Scaffold for the "On-Demand" Release of Fibroblast-like Limbal Stem Cells.

ACS Appl Mater Interfaces 2019 Jun 12;11(25):22206-22217. Epub 2019 Jun 12.

Department of "Scienze e Tecnologie Biologiche, Chimiche e Farmaceutiche" (STEBICEF) , University of Palermo , Via Archirafi 32 , 90123 Palermo , Italy.

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June 2019

Knockdown of NANOG Reduces Cell Proliferation and Induces G0/G1 Cell Cycle Arrest in Human Adipose Stem Cells.

Int J Mol Sci 2019 May 26;20(10). Epub 2019 May 26.

Aldo Galluzzo Laboratory of Regenerative Medicine, Department of Health Promotion Sciences, Maternal and infant Care, Internal Medicine and Medical Specialties, PROMISE, University of Palermo, 90127 Palermo, Italy.

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May 2019

Hepatic Steatosis Index in Acromegaly: Correlation with Insulin Resistance Regardless of the Disease Control.

Int J Endocrinol 2018 19;2018:5421961. Epub 2018 Dec 19.

Section of Endocrinology, Biomedical Department of Internal and Specialist Medicine (DIBIMIS), University of Palermo, Piazza delle Cliniche 2, 90127 Palermo, Italy.

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December 2018

Circulating Irisin Levels in Children With GH Deficiency Before and After 1 Year of GH Treatment.

J Clin Endocrinol Metab 2019 03;104(3):801-808

Section of Endocrinology, Biomedical Department of Internal and Specialist Medicine (DIBIMIS), University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy.

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March 2019

Improved Cardiovascular and Cardiometabolic Risk in Patients With Type 1 Diabetes and Autoimmune Polyglandular Syndrome Switched From Glargine to Degludec Due to Hypoglycaemic Variability.

Front Endocrinol (Lausanne) 2018 26;9:428. Epub 2018 Jul 26.

Biomedical Department of Internal and Specialist Medicine, Section of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy.

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July 2018

Growth hormone and hematopoiesis: A retrospective analysis on a large cohort of children with growth hormone deficiency.

Growth Horm IGF Res 2018 Oct - Dec;42-43:8-13. Epub 2018 Jul 20.

Section of Endocrinology, Biomedical Department of Internal and Specialist Medicine (DIBIMIS), University of Palermo, Italy. Electronic address:

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March 2019

Diabetes Secondary to Acromegaly: Physiopathology, Clinical Features and Effects of Treatment.

Front Endocrinol (Lausanne) 2018 6;9:358. Epub 2018 Jul 6.

Department of Human Pathology of Adulthood and Childhood 'G. Barresi', University of Messina, Messina, Italy.

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July 2018

Glucose Metabolism in Children With Growth Hormone Deficiency.

Front Endocrinol (Lausanne) 2018 11;9:321. Epub 2018 Jun 11.

Biomedical Department of Internal and Specialist Medicine (DIBIMIS), Section of Endocrinology, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy.

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June 2018

The metabolic outcomes of growth hormone treatment in children are gender specific.

Endocr Connect 2018 Jul 20;7(7):879-887. Epub 2018 Jun 20.

Section of EndocrinologyBiomedical Department of Internal and Specialist Medicine (DIBIMIS), University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy

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July 2018

Coronary atherosclerosis and sudden cardiac death in the young: another face of the culprit, another way of striking?

Int J Cardiol 2018 08;264:28-29

Department of Radiological, Oncological and Pathological Sciences, Sapienza University of Rome, Italy.

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August 2018

Higher cardiometabolic risk in idiopathic versus autoimmune type 1 diabetes: a retrospective analysis.

Diabetol Metab Syndr 2018 10;10:40. Epub 2018 May 10.

Biomedical Department of Internal and Specialist Medicine (DIBIMIS), Section of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Palermo, Italy, Piazza Delle Cliniche 2, 90127 Palermo, Italy.

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May 2018

Direct and indirect effects of Growth Hormone Deficiency (GHD) on lung function in children: A mediation analysis.

Respir Med 2018 04 26;137:61-69. Epub 2018 Feb 26.

National Research Council of Italy, Institute of Biomedicine and Molecular Immunology, Palermo, Italy; Department of Science for Heath Promotion and Mother and Child Care, University of Palermo, Italy.

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April 2018

Dental pulp stem cells for bone tissue engineering: a review of the current literature and a look to the future.

Regen Med 2018 03 19. Epub 2018 Mar 19.

Department of Surgical, Oncological & Oral Sciences, University of Palermo, Via del Vespro 129, 90127, Palermo, Italy.

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March 2018

Serum miRNAs in women affected by hyperandrogenic polycystic ovary syndrome: the potential role of miR-155 as a biomarker for monitoring the estroprogestinic treatment.

Gynecol Endocrinol 2018 Aug 31;34(8):704-708. Epub 2018 Jan 31.

a Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, Biomedical Department of Internal and Specialized Medicine (Di.Bi.M.I.S) , University of Palermo , Palermo , Italy.

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August 2018

Improved insulin sensitivity and secretion in prediabetic patients with adrenal insufficiency on dual-release hydrocortisone treatment: a 36-month retrospective analysis.

Clin Endocrinol (Oxf) 2018 05 19;88(5):665-672. Epub 2018 Feb 19.

Biomedical Department of Internal and Specialist Medicine (DIBIMIS), Section of Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy.

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May 2018

Comparison between euglycemic hyperinsulinemic clamp and surrogate indices of insulin sensitivity in children with growth hormone deficiency.

Growth Horm IGF Res 2018 04 13;39:40-44. Epub 2017 Dec 13.

Section of Endocrinology, Biomedical Department of Internal and Specialist Medicine (DIBIMIS), University of Palermo, Piazza delle Cliniche 2, 90127 Palermo, Italy. Electronic address:

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April 2018

Insulin resistance and hyperandrogenism drive steatosis and fibrosis risk in young females with PCOS.

PLoS One 2017 21;12(11):e0186136. Epub 2017 Nov 21.

Section of Endocrinology, Diabetology and Metabolism, Di.Bi.M.I.S., University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy.

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December 2017

Anti-aminoacyl-tRNA synthetase-related myositis and dermatomyositis: clues for differential diagnosis on muscle biopsy.

Virchows Arch 2018 Mar 16;472(3):477-487. Epub 2017 Nov 16.

Department of Radiological, Oncological and Pathological Sciences, Sapienza University of Rome, Policlinico Umberto I, Viale Regina Elena 324, 00161, Rome, Italy.

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March 2018

Liraglutide Improves Cardiovascular Risk as an Add-on to Metformin and Not to Insulin Secretagogues in Type 2 Diabetic Patients: A Real-life 48-Month Retrospective Study.

Diabetes Ther 2018 02 14;9(1):363-371. Epub 2017 Nov 14.

Section of Endocrinology, Biomedical Department of Internal and Specialist Medicine, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy.

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February 2018

Does iris(in) bring bad news or good news?

Eat Weight Disord 2018 Aug 20;23(4):431-442. Epub 2017 Sep 20.

Dipartimento Biomedico di Medicina Interna e Specialistica (DIBIMIS), University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy.

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August 2018

Association of obesity and diabetes with thyroid nodules.

Endocrine 2018 05 23;60(2):339-347. Epub 2017 Aug 23.

Dipartimento Biomedico di Medicina Interna e Specialistica (DIBIMIS) - University of Palermo (Italy), Via del Vespro 129, 90127, Palermo, Italy.

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May 2018

Mesenchymal stem cells derived from inflamed dental pulpal and gingival tissue: a potential application for bone formation.

Stem Cell Res Ther 2017 08 1;8(1):179. Epub 2017 Aug 1.

Laboratory of Regenerative Medicine "Aldo Galluzzo", Department of Endocrinology, Diabetology and Metabolism, University of Palermo, Piazza Delle Cliniche 2, 90127, Palermo, Italy.

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August 2017

TTC19 Plays a Husbandry Role on UQCRFS1 Turnover in the Biogenesis of Mitochondrial Respiratory Complex III.

Mol Cell 2017 Jul 29;67(1):96-105.e4. Epub 2017 Jun 29.

MRC Mitochondrial Biology Unit, University of Cambridge, Wellcome Trust/MRC Building Hills Road, Cambridge CB2 0XY, UK. Electronic address:

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July 2017

Human limbal fibroblast-like stem cells induce immune-tolerance in autoreactive T lymphocytes from female patients with Hashimoto's thyroiditis.

Stem Cell Res Ther 2017 07 3;8(1):154. Epub 2017 Jul 3.

Laboratory of Regenerative Medicine, Section of Endocrinology, Diabetology and Metabolism, Di.Bi.M.I.S., University of Palermo, Piazza delle Cliniche 2, 90127, Palermo, Italy.

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July 2017

More Favorable Metabolic Impact of Three-Times-Weekly versus Daily Growth Hormone Treatment in Naïve GH-Deficient Children.

Int J Endocrinol 2017 28;2017:8469680. Epub 2017 May 28.

Section of Endocrinology, Biomedical Department of Internal and Specialist Medicine (DIBIMIS), University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy.

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May 2017

Factors associated with mild cognitive impairment in a population-based cohort.

Eur J Intern Med 2017 09 2;43:e20-e21. Epub 2017 Jun 2.

Dipartimento Biomedico di Medicina Interna e Specialistica (DIBIMIS), University of Palermo, Italy; Unit of Malattie Endocrine, del Ricambio e della Nutrizione, AOU Policlinico "P. Giaccone", Palermo, Italy.

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September 2017

NANOG Plays a Hierarchical Role in the Transcription Network Regulating the Pluripotency and Plasticity of Adipose Tissue-Derived Stem Cells.

Int J Mol Sci 2017 May 23;18(6). Epub 2017 May 23.

Aldo Galluzzo Laboratory of Regenerative Medicine, Section of Endocrinology, Diabetology and Metabolism, Di.Bi.M.I.S, University of Palermo, 90127 Palermo, Italy.

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May 2017

Melanopsin-expressing retinal ganglion cells are resistant to cell injury, but not always.

Mitochondrion 2017 09 12;36:77-84. Epub 2017 Apr 12.

IRCCS Institute of Neurological Sciences of Bologna, Bellaria Hospital, Bologna, Italy; Department of Biomedical and Neuromotor Sciences (DIBINEM), University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy. Electronic address:

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September 2017

Pasireotide versus pituitary surgery: a retrospective analysis of 12 months of treatment in patients with Cushing's disease.

Endocrine 2018 02 17;59(2):454-457. Epub 2017 Mar 17.

Biomedical Department of Internal and Specialist Medicine (DIBIMIS), Section of Endocrinology, University of Palermo, piazza delle cliniche 2, 90127, Palermo, Italy.

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February 2018

Physical activity and cardiovascular prevention: Is healthy urban living a possible reality or utopia?

Eur J Intern Med 2017 May 16;40:8-15. Epub 2017 Feb 16.

Dipartimento Biomedico di Medicina Interna e Specialistica (DIBIMIS) - University of Palermo, Italy; UOC di Endocrinologia, Malattie del Ricambio e della Nutrizione - AOU Policlinico "P. Giaccone", Palermo, Italy.

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May 2017

Monoamine Oxidase Is Overactivated in Left and Right Ventricles from Ischemic Hearts: An Intriguing Therapeutic Target.

Oxid Med Cell Longev 2016 1;2016:4375418. Epub 2016 Dec 1.

Department of Experimental and Clinical Biomedical Sciences, University of Florence, Florence, Italy.

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March 2017

Morphology and Hydraulic Architecture of Vitis vinifera L. cv. Syrah and Torrontés Riojano Plants Are Unaffected by Variations in Red to Far-Red Ratio.

PLoS One 2016 2;11(12):e0167767. Epub 2016 Dec 2.

IADIZA (Instituto Argentino de Investigaciones en Zonas Áridas), CONICET. Av. Ruiz Leal s/n, Parque General San Martín, Mendoza, Argentina.

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June 2017

Ambulatory Glucose Profile Applied to Flash Glucose Monitoring in Real Life: An Expert Opinion.

J Diabetes Sci Technol 2017 05 24;11(3):633-634. Epub 2016 Oct 24.

4 Section of Endocrinology, Diabetology and Metabolism, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy.

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May 2017

Nonischemic left ventricular scar and cardiac sudden death in the young.

Hum Pathol 2016 12 25;58:78-89. Epub 2016 Aug 25.

Department of Radiological, Oncological and Pathological Sciences, Sapienza, University of Rome, Rome, Italy 00161. Electronic address:

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December 2016

The visceral adiposity index is associated with insulin sensitivity and IGF-I levels in adults with growth hormone deficiency.

Endocrine 2017 Jun 13;56(3):579-588. Epub 2016 Aug 13.

Section of Cardio-Respiratory and Endocrine-Metabolic Diseases, Biomedical Department of Internal and Specialist Medicine (DIBIMIS), University of Palermo, Piazza delle Cliniche 2, Palermo, 90127, Italy.

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June 2017

Erratum to: Donor age and long-term culture do not negatively influence the stem potential of limbal fibroblast-like stem cells.

Stem Cell Res Ther 2016 Aug 10;7(1):106. Epub 2016 Aug 10.

Laboratory of Regenerative Medicine, Section of Endocrinology, Diabetology and Metabolism, Di.Bi.M.I.S., University of Palermo, Piazza delle Cliniche 2, 90127, Palermo, Italy.

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August 2016

Donor age and long-term culture do not negatively influence the stem potential of limbal fibroblast-like stem cells.

Stem Cell Res Ther 2016 Jun 13;7(1):83. Epub 2016 Jun 13.

Laboratory of Regenerative Medicine, Section of Endocrinology, Diabetology and Metabolism, Di.Bi.M.I.S., University of Palermo, Piazza delle Cliniche 2, 90127, Palermo, Italy.

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June 2016

Utility of C-peptide for a reliable estimate of insulin secretion in children with growth hormone deficiency.

Growth Horm IGF Res 2016 08 9;29:71-77. Epub 2016 May 9.

Section of Cardio-Respiratory and Endocrine-Metabolic Diseases, Biomedical Department of Internal and Specialist Medicine (DIBIMIS), University of Palermo, Piazza delle Cliniche 2, 90127 Palermo, Italy. Electronic address:

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August 2016

Phenotyping of type 2 diabetes mellitus at onset on the basis of fasting incretin tone: Results of a two-step cluster analysis.

J Diabetes Investig 2016 Mar 8;7(2):219-25. Epub 2015 Sep 8.

Biomedical Department of Internal and Specialized Medicine (Di.Bi.M.I.S.) Section of Cardio-Respiratory and Endocrine-Metabolic Diseases University of Palermo Palermo Italy.

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March 2016

The degree of urinary hypercortisolism is not correlated with the severity of cushing's syndrome.

Endocrine 2017 Feb 10;55(2):564-572. Epub 2016 Mar 10.

Dipartimento Biomedico di Medicina Interna e Specialistica (Di.Bi.M.I.S), Sezione di Endocrinologia, Diabetologia e Malattie Metaboliche, Università degli Studi di Palermo, Palermo, Italy.

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February 2017

Impaired mitochondrial biogenesis is a common feature to myocardial hypertrophy and end-stage ischemic heart failure.

Cardiovasc Pathol 2016 Mar-Apr;25(2):103-12. Epub 2015 Sep 30.

Department of Radiological, Oncological and Pathological Sciences, Sapienza University of Rome, Policlinico Umberto I, Viale Regina Elena 324, 00161, Rome, Italy. Electronic address:

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December 2016

Increased thyroid cancer incidence in a basaltic volcanic area is associated with non-anthropogenic pollution and biocontamination.

Endocrine 2016 Aug 5;53(2):471-9. Epub 2015 Oct 5.

Endocrinology, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Garibaldi-Nesima Medical Center, University of Catania, via Palermo n. 636, 95122, Catania, Italy.

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August 2016

Reply: Mitochondrial DNA copy number differentiates the Leber's hereditary optic neuropathy affected individuals from the unaffected mutation carriers.

Brain 2016 Jan 23;139(Pt 1):e2. Epub 2015 Jul 23.

2 IRCCS Institute of Neurological Science of Bologna, Bellaria Hospital, Bologna, Italy 3 Neurology Unit, Department of Biomedical and NeuroMotor Sciences (DIBINEM), University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy.

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January 2016

Severe early onset ethylmalonic encephalopathy with West syndrome.

Metab Brain Dis 2015 Dec 21;30(6):1537-45. Epub 2015 Jul 21.

Division of Child Neurology, Department of Paediatrics, Sapienza University of Rome, Rome, Italy.

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December 2015

The phenotypic expression of mitochondrial tRNA-mutations can be modulated by either mitochondrial leucyl-tRNA synthetase or the C-terminal domain thereof.

Front Genet 2015 23;6:113. Epub 2015 Mar 23.

Department of Radiological, Oncological and Pathological Sciences, Sapienza University of Rome Rome, Italy ; Pasteur Institute-Cenci Bolognetti Foundation Rome, Italy.

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April 2015

Anaplastic Thyroid Carcinoma: A ceRNA Analysis Pointed to a Crosstalk between SOX2, TP53, and microRNA Biogenesis.

Int J Endocrinol 2015 29;2015:439370. Epub 2015 Jan 29.

Section of Cardio-Respiratory and Endocrine-Metabolic Diseases, Biomedical Department of Internal and Specialist Medicine (Di.Bi.M.I.S.), University of Palermo, Piazza delle Cliniche 2, 90127 Palermo, Italy.

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February 2015

Development and characterization of co-loaded curcumin/triazole-halloysite systems and evaluation of their potential anticancer activity.

Int J Pharm 2014 Nov 16;475(1-2):613-23. Epub 2014 Sep 16.

Dipartimento di Fisica e Chimica, Università degli Studi di Palermo, Viale delle Scienze, Parco d'Orleans II, Ed. 17, 90128 Palermo, Italy. Electronic address:

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November 2014

The current version of the visceral adiposity index is not suitable for application in pediatric populations: comments on the article by Al-Daghri et al.

Pediatr Res 2014 Oct 3;76(4):415. Epub 2014 Jul 3.

Dipartimento Biomedico di Medicina Interna e Specialistica (Dibimis), Section of Cardio-Respiratory and Endocrine-Metabolic Diseases, University of Palermo, Palermo, Italy.

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October 2014

Mitochondrial tRNA mutations manifest not only as hypertrophic cardiomyopathy but also as noncompaction--reply.

Hum Pathol 2014 Aug 8;45(8):1791-2. Epub 2014 May 8.

Department of Radiological, Oncological and Pathological Sciences, Sapienza University of Rome, Policlinico Umberto I, Viale Regina Elena 324, 00161 Rome, Italy. Electronic address:

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August 2014

Visceral adiposity index: an indicator of adipose tissue dysfunction.

Int J Endocrinol 2014 14;2014:730827. Epub 2014 Apr 14.

Section of Cardio-Respiratory and Endocrine-Metabolic Diseases, Biomedical Department of Internal and Specialist Medicine (DIBIMIS), University of Palermo, Piazza delle Cliniche 2, 90127 Palermo, Italy.

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June 2014