Tommaso Poggioli, PhD

Department of Medicine
Harvard Medical School
Brigham and Womens Hospital
Boston, MA, USA

Biography

EDUCATION

• (Oct 2010-March 2014) PhD in Cardiovascular Science (Fellowship from the British Hearth Foundation Centre of Excellence), Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
• (Oct 2009-Oct 2010) M Res in Biomedical Sciences (with distinction), National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College London, London, United Kingdom
• (Feb 2006-May 2008) MS in Molecular Biology and Genetics (110/110 cum laude), Biology Faculty of Life Sciences, Department of Biology, University of Roma Tre, Italy
• (Sept 2003-Sept 2004) Erasmus international exchange programme in biology, Complutense University of Madrid, Madrid, Spain
• (Sept 2001-Feb 2006) BS in Biology Faculty of Life Sciences, Department of Biology, University of Roma Tre, Italy

EMPLOYEMENT

• (March 2014-Present) Postdostoral Research Fellow in Medicine, Harvard Medical School-Brigham and Womens Hospital Boston, MA.

Research Interest

His research interest include: Development of biotechnologies to discover and Design new approaches to cardiovascular and Metabolic diseases. He is particularly interested in Cardiac hypertrophy, In vivo cardiac pathological models, Aging and Diabetes.

Scientific Activities

MEMBERSHIPS

• (2013-Present) American Heart Association
• (2014) Harvard Innovation and Commercialization competition winner, Harvard University, Boston, MA
• (2011) Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)/Imperial College London Summer School scholarship
• (2009-2014) MRes/PhD studentship, British Heart Foundation Centre of Research Excellence, Imperial College London
• (2008-2009) Post MS fellowship, FILAS, Rome, Italy
• (2008) EEMS Young Scientist Travel Award 2008 (YSTA) Cavtat, Croatia
• (2003-2004) Erasmus Exchange program scholarship, Complutense University of Madrid

SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS

• Harvard Innovation and Commercialization competition winner-Harvard University (2014)
• 4 year MRes/PhD studentship from the British Heart Foundation Centre of Research Excellence at Imperial College London (2009-2013)
• Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)-Imperial College London Summer School scholarship (2011)
• Post Lauream fellowship “Completion courses Scientific”, FILAS (2008)
• EEMS Young Scientist Travel Award 2008 (YSTA). Cavtat, Croatia (2008)
• Erasmus Exchange programme scholarship. Complutense University of Madrid (2003-2004)

Publications

1. Poggioli T, Sarathchandra P, Rosenthal N, Santini MP. Intramyocardial cell delivery: observations in murine heart. J Vis Exp. 2014; (83): e51064. doi: 10.3791/51064
2. Zarrinpashneh E, Poggioli T,SarathchandraS, et al. Ablation of SGK1 impairs endothelial cell migration and tube formation leading to decreased neo-angiogenesis following myocardial infarction. PLoS One. 2013; 8(11): e80268. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0080268
3. Lexow L, Poggioli T, Sarathchandra P, Santini MP, Rosenthal N. Cardiac fibrosis in tamoxifen treated αMHC-MerCreMer animals. Dis Model Mech. 2013; 6(6): 1470-1476. doi: 10.1242/dmm.010470
4. Lexow J, Poggioli T, Rosenthal N, Santini MP. Combinatorial Therapies for Cardiac Regeneration. Recent Patents on Regenerative Medicine. 2013; 3(1). doi: 10.2174/2210296511303010034
5. Santini MP, Lexow J, Borsellino G, et al. IGF-1Ea induces vessel formation after injury and mediates bone marrow and heart cross-talk through the expression of specific cytokines. Biochem Biophys Res Commun. 2011; 410(2): 201-207. doi: 10.1016/j.bbrc.2011.05.081
6. Poggioli T, Sterpone S, Palma S, Cozzi R, Testa A. G0 and G2 Chromosomal Assays in the Evaluation of Radiosensitivity in a Cohort of Italian Breast Cancer Patients. J Radiat Res. 2010; 51(5): 615-619. doi: 10.1269/jrr.10052
7. Cornetta T, Patrono C, Terrenato I, et al. Epidemiological, Clinical, and Molecular Study of a Cohort of Italian Parkinson Disease Patients: Association with Glutathione-S-Transferase and DNA Repair Gene Polymorphisms. Cell Mol Neurobiol. 2013; 33(5): 673-680. doi: 10.1007/s10571-013-9933-8