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Doctor Massimiliano Caprio

San Raffaele Pisana Hospital IRCCS, Rome (Italy)

Massimiliano Caprio is Professor of Endocrinology at San Raffaele Roma Open University, and is the head of the Laboratory of Cardiovascular Endocrinology at the Research Center of IRCCS San Raffaele Pisana in Rome, Italy. His clinical activity is mostly focused on type 2 diabetes, obesity and male hypogonadism. He has an internationally recognized expertise in the exploration of the roles of mineralocorticoid receptor activation in diabetes and metabolic syndrome. Prof. Caprio has contributed a large amount of work on the pathophysiology of adipose proliferation and endothelial inflammation due to excessive mineralocorticoid activation, Prof. Caprio is author of more than 95 publications in peer-reviewed journals, with an h-index of 33. He has been often invited to give lectures by several academic institutions and meetings all over the world. He has been recipient of prestigious research grants as a PI: Fondation pour la Recherche Medical (France), Italian Ministery of Health.

Fibroblasts: more than matrix-modulating cells

Event: Heart Failure 2021

Topic: Cardiac Biology and Physiology

Session type: Symposium


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