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Assistant Professor Nicola Ferri

University of Padua, Padova (Italy)

Nicola Ferri is Full Professor in Pharmacology at the University of Padua in the Department of Medicine . He growth as Scientist at the University of Milan at the Department of Pharmacology and in the United States (from 1999 until 2003) joining the Laboratory of Prof. Russell Ross in Seattle. His main scientific interest is focused on drugs affecting lipid metabolism and atherosclerosis. He received several honours, among all the award “Giovani Ricercatori” by Italian Society for the study of atherosclerosis (SISA). He is elected in the organizing committee of the European Lipoprotein Club meeting (from 2017 until 2011) and of SISA Veneto section (from 2018-2022). He is authors of more than 140 peer-review manuscripts.

Procalcific effect of proprotein convertase subtilisin/kexin type 9 (PCSK9) in chronic kidney disease (CKD)

Event: ESC Congress 2020

Topic: Drugs, Drug Targets

Session: Basic Science Cardiac ePosters


Geranylgeraniol prevents the simvastatin-induced PCSK9 expression: role of the small G protein Rac1

Event: ESC Congress 2017

Topic: Lipids

Session: Lipid metabolism


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