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Federica  Pisano

Federica Pisano


Ph.D. in Bioengineering and Bioinformatics, Department of Industrial and Information Engineering, University of Pavia , 2013

Current position

Postdoctoral researcher, Laboratory of Experimental Cardiology for Cell and Molecular Therapy, Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Sciences -Coronary Care Unit and Laboratory of Clinical and Experimental Cardiology, IRCCS San Matteo Hospital, Pavia, Italy


  1. Del Vecchio, I., Zuccotti, A., Pisano, F., Canneva, F., Lenzken, S. C., Rousset, F., Corsini, E., Govoni, S. and Racchi, M. (2009). Functional mapping of the promoter region of the GNB2L1 human gene coding for RACK1 scaffold protein. Gene 430(1-2): 17-29.
  2. Pisano, F., Altomare, C., Cervio, E., Barile, L., Rocchetti, M., Ciuffreda, M. C., Malpasso, G., Copes, F., Mura, M., Danieli, P., Viarengo, G., Zaza, A. and Gnecchi, M. (2015). Combination of miRNA499 and miRNA133 exerts a synergic effect on cardiac differentiation. Stem Cells 33(4): 1187-1199. 
  3. Danieli, P., Malpasso, G., Ciuffreda, M. C., Cervio, E., Calvillo, L., Copes, F., Pisano, F., Mura, M., Kleijn, L., de Boer, R. A., Viarengo, G., Rosti, V., Spinillo, A., Roccio, M. and Gnecchi, M. (2015). Conditioned medium from human amniotic mesenchymal stromal cells limits infarct size and enhances angiogenesis. Stem Cells Transl Med 4(5): 448-458.
  4. Gnecchi, M., Pisano, F. and Bariani, R. (2015). microRNA and Cardiac Regeneration. Adv Exp Med Biol 887: 119-141.      
Protocols by Federica Pisano
  1. Transfection of Embryoid Bodies with miRNA Precursors to Induce Cardiac Differentiation