Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine
University of Foggia
Prof. Porro Chiara is an Associate Professor of Human Anatomy at the Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine - University of Foggia. She received a PhD in “Applied Morphobiology and Cytometabolism of Drugs” from the University of Bari. She was a PhD host at the “Institute d’Hématologie et Immunologie Faculté de Médecine Université Louis Pasteur Strasbourg (France). Her research interests are: Effects of microparticles harbouring Sonic Hedgehog on angiogenesis in vitro and in in vivo study; Isolation and characterization of microparticles from blood and sputum of cystic fibrosis and chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases patients and evaluation of microparticles effects in mice lung; Study of microparticles role in neurodegenerative diseases (Alzheimer e Parkinson); Study of resveratrol, curcumin, Folic Acid and Vitamin D and their anti-inflammatory action in modulatory response of microglia;She has 35 publications.