Dr. Massimo Caruso, BSc, PhD - University of Catania - Researcher

Dr. Massimo Caruso

BSc, PhD

University of Catania

Researcher

Catania, Sicily | Italy

Main Specialties: Allergy & Immunology, Biochemical Genetics, Biology, Chemical Pathology, Clinical & Laboratory Immunology, Public Health, Pulmonary Disease, Pulmonary Disease & Critical Care Medicine

Additional Specialties: Respiratory Diseases

ORCID logohttps://orcid.org/0000-0002-4412-2080

Dr. Massimo Caruso, BSc, PhD - University of Catania - Researcher

Dr. Massimo Caruso

BSc, PhD

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Primary Affiliation: University of Catania - Catania, Sicily , Italy

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38Publications

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369PubMed Central Citations

Health effects in COPD smokers who switch to electronic cigarettes: a retrospective-prospective 3-year follow-up.

Int J Chron Obstruct Pulmon Dis 2018 22;13:2533-2542. Epub 2018 Aug 22.

Department of Clinical & Experimental Medicine, University of Catania, Catania, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.2147/COPD.S161138DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6113943PMC
January 2019
32 Reads
2.732 Impact Factor

Electronic cigarette vapour enhances pneumococcal adherence to airway epithelial cells under abnormal conditions of exposure.

Eur Respir J 2018 09 6;52(3). Epub 2018 Sep 6.

Dept of Clinical and Experimental Medicine (MEDCLIN), University of Catania, Catania, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1183/13993003.00915-2018DOI Listing
September 2018
7.640 Impact Factor

Basophil biomarkers as useful predictors for sublingual immunotherapy in allergic rhinitis.

Int Immunopharmacol 2018 Jul 25;60:50-58. Epub 2018 Apr 25.

Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria "Policlinico-V. Emanuele", University of Catania, Via S. Sofia 78, 95123 Catania, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.intimp.2018.04.034DOI Listing
July 2018
19 Reads
2.472 Impact Factor

Assessment of E-cigarette impact on smokers: The importance of experimental conditions relevant to human consumption.

Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2018 04 13;115(14):E3073-E3074. Epub 2018 Mar 13.

Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Catania, 95125 Catania, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1801967115DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5889678PMC
April 2018
2 Reads
2 Citations
9.810 Impact Factor

Treatment of Allergic Rhinitis as a Strategy for Preventing Asthma.

Curr Allergy Asthma Rep 2018 03 24;18(4):23. Epub 2018 Mar 24.

Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Catania, Catania, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11882-018-0781-yDOI Listing
March 2018
6 Reads
2.770 Impact Factor

Biologic agents for severe asthma patients: clinical perspectives and implications.

Intern Emerg Med 2018 03 14;13(2):155-176. Epub 2017 Dec 14.

Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, A.O.U. Policlinico - Vittorio Emanuele, Università degli Studi di Catania, Via S. Sofia, 78, 95123, Catania, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11739-017-1773-yDOI Listing
March 2018
6 Reads
3 Citations
2.624 Impact Factor

Lack of Substantial Post-Cessation Weight Increase in Electronic Cigarettes Users.

Int J Environ Res Public Health 2018 03 23;15(4). Epub 2018 Mar 23.

Institute of Internal and Emergency Medicine, Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria "Policlinico-V. Emanuele", University of Catania, 95123 Catania, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijerph15040581DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5923623PMC
March 2018
4 Reads
1 Citation
2.063 Impact Factor

Lung function and respiratory symptoms in a randomized smoking cessation trial of electronic cigarettes.

Clin Sci (Lond) 2016 11 19;130(21):1929-37. Epub 2016 Aug 19.

Centro per la Prevenzione e Cura del Tabagismo, Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria "Policlinico-V. Emanuele", University of Catania, Via S. Sofia 78, 95123 Catania, Italy Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria "Policlinico-V. Emanuele", University of Catania, Via S. Sofia 78, 95123 Catania, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1042/CS20160268DOI Listing
November 2016
18 Reads
9 Citations
5.600 Impact Factor

Changes in breathomics from a 1-year randomized smoking cessation trial of electronic cigarettes.

Eur J Clin Invest 2016 Aug 8;46(8):698-706. Epub 2016 Jul 8.

Centro per la Prevenzione e Cura del Tabagismo, Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria 'Policlinico-V. Emanuele', Università di Catania, Catania, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/eci.12651DOI Listing
August 2016
8 Reads
10 Citations
2.734 Impact Factor

Smoking history can influence the epigenetic and gene expression profile.

Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol 2016 08;311(2):L525

Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of Catania, Catania, Italy

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/ajplung.00285.2016DOI Listing
August 2016
1 Citation
4.080 Impact Factor

Different Tissue-Derived Stem Cells: A Comparison of Neural Differentiation Capability.

PLoS One 2015 30;10(10):e0140790. Epub 2015 Oct 30.

Department of Pharmaceutical Science, Biochemistry Section, University of Catania, Catania, Italy.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4627815PMC
June 2016
23 Reads
3.234 Impact Factor

Effect of continuous smoking reduction and abstinence on blood pressure and heart rate in smokers switching to electronic cigarettes.

Intern Emerg Med 2016 Feb 9;11(1):85-94. Epub 2016 Jan 9.

Centro Per La Prevenzione e Cura Del Tabagismo, Azienda Ospedaliero, Universitaria "Policlinico-V. Emanuele", Università di Catania, Catania, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11739-015-1361-yDOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4747988PMC
February 2016
15 Reads
10 Citations
2.624 Impact Factor

Persisting long term benefits of smoking abstinence and reduction in asthmatic smokers who have switched to electronic cigarettes.

Discov Med 2016 Feb;21(114):99-108

Department of Clinical and Biomolecular Medicine, University of Catania, Italy.

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February 2016
21 Reads
18 Citations
3.503 Impact Factor

Acrolein Levels in e-Cigarettes-Letter.

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Cancer Prev Res (Phila) 2016 Jan 10;9(1):115. Epub 2015 Nov 10.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1158/1940-6207.CAPR-15-0356DOI Listing
January 2016
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Comments on Scheffler et al. Cytotoxic Evaluation of E-Liquid Aerosol using Different Lung Derived Cell Models. Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health, 2015, 12, 12466-12474.

Int J Environ Res Public Health 2016 Jan 6;13(1). Epub 2016 Jan 6.

Dipartimento di Scienze Biomediche e Biotecnologiche, V.le A. Doria 6, 95125 Catania, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijerph13010108DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4730499PMC
January 2016
2 Reads
3 Citations
2.063 Impact Factor

Evaluation of Post Cessation Weight Gain in a 1-Year Randomized Smoking Cessation Trial of Electronic Cigarettes.

Sci Rep 2016 Jan 5;6:18763. Epub 2016 Jan 5.

Centro per la Prevenzione e Cura del Tabagismo, Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria "Policlinico-V. Emanuele", Università di Catania, Catania, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1038/srep18763DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4700433PMC
January 2016
22 Reads
6 Citations
5.080 Impact Factor

Impact of air quality on lung health: myth or reality?

Ther Adv Chronic Dis 2015 Sep;6(5):286-98

UOC di Medicina Interna e Immunologia Clinica, Policlinico Universitario, University of Catania, Via S. Sofia 78, 95100, Catania, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/2040622315587256DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4549691PMC
September 2015
54 Reads
5 Citations

Weekly low-dose methotrexate for reduction of Global Initiative for Asthma Step 5 treatment in severe refractory asthma: study protocol for a randomized controlled trial.

Trials 2014 Dec 18;15:492. Epub 2014 Dec 18.

Department of Clinical and Biomolecular Medicine, University of Catania, Ospedale Garibaldi Nesima, 636 Via Palermo, 95122 Catania, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1745-6215-15-492DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4302097PMC
December 2014
55 Reads
1 Citation
2.120 Impact Factor

Effect of smoking abstinence and reduction in asthmatic smokers switching to electronic cigarettes: evidence for harm reversal.

Int J Environ Res Public Health 2014 May 8;11(5):4965-77. Epub 2014 May 8.

Department of Clinical and Molecular Biomedicine, University of Catania, Catania 95125, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijerph110504965DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4053879PMC
May 2014
49 Reads
27 Citations
2.063 Impact Factor

EffiCiency and Safety of an eLectronic cigAreTte (ECLAT) as tobacco cigarettes substitute: a prospective 12-month randomized control design study.

PLoS One 2013 24;8(6):e66317. Epub 2013 Jun 24.

Centro per la Prevenzione e Cura del Tabagismo, Azienda Ospedaliero-Universitaria Policlinico-V. Emanuele, Università di Catania, Catania, Italy.

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http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3691171PMC
March 2014
66 Reads
187 Citations
3.234 Impact Factor

Airway responsiveness to adenosine after a single dose of fluticasone propionate discriminates asthma from COPD.

Pulm Pharmacol Ther 2014 Feb 18;27(1):70-5. Epub 2013 May 18.

Dipartimento di Medicina Interna e Specialistica, Sez. Medicina Interna, Università di Catania, Catania, Italy. Electronic address:

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pupt.2013.05.002DOI Listing
February 2014
32 Reads
1 Citation
2.940 Impact Factor

Preventing progression of allergic rhinitis to asthma.

Curr Allergy Asthma Rep 2014 Feb;14(2):412

Department of Academic Respiratory Medicine, Hull York Medical School, University of Hull, Castle Hill Hospital, Castle Road, Cottingham, HU16 5JQ, UK.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s11882-013-0412-6DOI Listing
February 2014
30 Reads
9 Citations
2.770 Impact Factor

Biologic therapy for atopic asthma and beyond.

Curr Opin Allergy Clin Immunol 2013 Dec;13(6):677-85

University of Catania-AOU 'Policlinico-V. Emanuele', Department of Clinical and Molecular Bio-Medicine, Institute of Internal Medicine and Clinical Immunology, Catania, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/ACI.0000000000000012DOI Listing
December 2013
25 Reads
7 Citations

Adenosine signaling pathways as potential therapeutic targets in respiratory disease.

Expert Opin Ther Targets 2013 Jul 4;17(7):761-72. Epub 2013 May 4.

University of Catania-AOU Policlinico-V. Emanuele, Institute of Internal Medicine and Clinical Immunology, Department of Clinical and Molecular Bio-Medicine, Catania, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1517/14728222.2013.795220DOI Listing
July 2013
27 Reads
6 Citations
5.140 Impact Factor

Disabling inflammatory pathways with biologics and resulting clinical outcomes in severe asthma.

Expert Opin Biol Ther 2013 Mar 7;13(3):393-402. Epub 2013 Jan 7.

University of Catania-AOU Policlinico-V. Emanuele, Department of Clinical and Molecular Bio-Medicine-Institute of Internal Medicine and Clinical Immunology, Catania, 95124, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1517/14712598.2013.743989DOI Listing
March 2013
31 Reads
3 Citations
3.743 Impact Factor

Potential immunoregulatory role of heme oxygenase-1 in human milk: a combined biochemical and molecular modeling approach.

J Nutr Biochem 2010 Sep 31;21(9):865-71. Epub 2009 Oct 31.

Department of Biological Chemistry, Medical Chemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Catania, Catania, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jnutbio.2009.06.011DOI Listing
September 2010
12 Reads
4 Citations
3.794 Impact Factor

Effect of ischemia-reperfusion on renal expression and activity of N(G)-N(G)-dimethylarginine dimethylaminohydrolases.

Anesthesiology 2008 Dec;109(6):1054-62

Department of Biological Chemistry, Medical Chemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Catania, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/ALN.0b013e31818d8a77DOI Listing
December 2008
12 Reads
4 Citations
5.880 Impact Factor

Adenosine signalling in airways.

Curr Opin Pharmacol 2006 Jun 3;6(3):251-6. Epub 2006 Apr 3.

Dipartimento di Medicina Interna e Specialistica, Ascoli-Tomaselli Hospitals - University of Catania, Via Passo Gravina, 187, 95125 Catania, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.coph.2006.02.002DOI Listing
June 2006
4 Reads
5 Citations
4.595 Impact Factor

Bradykinin differentiates human lung fibroblasts to a myofibroblast phenotype via the B2 receptor.

J Allergy Clin Immunol 2005 Dec 8;116(6):1242-8. Epub 2005 Nov 8.

Department of Internal and Specialistic Medicine, Section of Respiratory Diseases, University of Catania, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jaci.2005.09.025DOI Listing
December 2005
29 Reads
2 Citations
11.480 Impact Factor

Interaction between human lung fibroblasts and T-lymphocytes prevents activation of CD4+ cells.

Respir Res 2005 Sep 13;6:103. Epub 2005 Sep 13.

Department of Internal and Specialistic Medicine, University of Catania, Catania, 95125, Italy.

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http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/1465-9921-6-103DOI Listing
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1243241PMC
September 2005
38 Reads
2 Citations

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