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Anna F. Pasini

Current position:
Assistant Professor of Internal Medicine, University of Verona Medical School, Verona, Italy

Professional Education
1983 M.D. (University of Verona)
1987 Board Certified Specialist in Gastroenterology (University of Verona)
1993 Board Certified Specialist in Endocrine Diseases (University of Verona)

Positions
1983-89 Research Fellow, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Verona, Italy
1989-2006  Registrar, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Verona, Italy
2006-2014  Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Verona.

Collaborations with scientific journals
Journal of Hypertension
Editorial Board Member:
Journal of Cardiology and Therapeutics

Current areas of interest
- Physiopathology and therapy of atherosclerosis:
  Oxidation of LDL and atherosclerosis
  Factors determining the resistance of LDL to oxidation
  Risk factors for atherosclerosis and resistance of LDL to oxidation
  Oxidized LDL and free radical generation in endothelial cells
- Relationships among oxidative stress, endothelial dysfunction and subclinical atherosclerosis
- Relationships among oxidative stress, endothelial dysfunction and hypertension
- Effect of antioxidant therapy on oxidative stress in vivo
- Relationship between generation of free radicals in endothelial cells and nitric oxide availability
- Evaluation of oxidative stress in vivo
- Mechanisms of expansion of necrotic core in atherosclerotic plaques