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Andrea Bedini

Associate Professor

Department of Pharmacy and Biotechnology

Academic discipline: BIO/14 Pharmacology

Curriculum vitae

PERSONAL INFORMATIONS

Born in Milan (MI) on 25th November 1979

CURRENT POSITION

From 1st September 2014: Confirmed Researcher and Assistant Professor of Pharmacology at the University of Bologna. PAST EXPERIENCES AND EDUCATION

From September 2011 to August 2014:

Researcher and Assistant Professor of Pharmacology at the University of Bologna.

From January 2008 to August 2011:

Post-doc fellow at Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology Unit – Department of Pharmacology – Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna.

14th July 2009:

Graduation in PHARMACEUTICAL BIOTECHNOLOGY (a 2-years specialization course) at Alma Mater Studiorum – University of Bologna with score of 110/110 cum laude.

6th June 2008:

PhD Degree in Molecular and Cellular Biotechnology at Alma Mater Studiorum - University of Bologna.

From January 2005 to December 2007:

Attending PhD program in Molecular and Cellular Biotechnology at Alma Mater Studiorum – University of Bologna under Prof. Spampinato’s supervision at Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology Unit.

From April 2004 to December 2004:

Volunteer researcher at Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology Unit - Department of Pharmacology – University of Bologna.

29th March 2004:

Graduation in MEDICAL BIOTECHNOLOGY (a 5-years course) at Alma Mater Studiorum – University of Bologna with score of 110/110 cum laude.

From March 2003 to March 2004:

Internship at Molecular and Cellular Pharmacology Unit - Department of Pharmacology – University of Bologna in order to develop the experimental thesis for the final examination, entitled ANALISYS OF TRANSCRIPTION FACTOR NRSF/REST FUNCTIONAL ISOFORMS BY ALTERNATIVE SPLICING IN HUMAN NEUROBLASTOMA CELLS.

From October 1998 to March 2003:

Student in MEDICAL BIOTECHNOLOGY course at Alma Mater Studiorum – University of Bologna.

July 1998:

Final diploma at Classical High School M. Minghetti of Bologna with score of 60/60.

ABROAD EXPERIENCES

From February 2013 to February 2014: visiting scientist at Department of Pharmacology, University of Washington, Seattle WA (USA).

From August 2006 to February 2007: visiting researcher “Institut für Pharmakologie und Toxikologie – Medizinsche Facultät Universität Magdeburg”, D-39118 Magdeburg, Germany, Molecular Biology Unit II.

INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATIONS

Prof. Charles Chavkin - Department of Pharmacology, University of Washington, Seattle WA (USA).

Prof. Juergen Kraus - Institut für Pharmakologie und Toxikologie – Medizinsche Facultät Universität Magdeburg (Magdeburg, Germany).

Prof. Nils Metzler-Nolte – Department of Interfacial Systems Chemistry, Ruhr-University Bochum (Bochum, Germany)

Dr. Keith W Ward – Bausch & Lomb – Pharmaceutical Research and Development, Rochester NY (USA)

NATIONAL COLLABORATIONS

Prof. Luca Gentilucci – Department of Chemistry “G.Ciamician”, University of Bologna.

Prof. Carla Ghelardini – Department NEUROFARBA, University of Florence, Florence.

Dr. Lorenzo Di Cesare Mannelli - Department NEUROFARBA, University of Florence, Florence.

Prof. Giovanna Improta – Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, University “La Sapienza”, Rome.

Dr. Marco Caprini – Department of Pharmacy and Biotechnology (FaBiT), University of Bologna.

TEACHING ACTIVITIES

October 2017-present: Professor of “Pharmacology elements related to drug-drug and food-drug interactions and to small diseases” at the post-graduate Master Course “Continuous Education of community Pharmacist”.

January 2014-present: Professor of the Chemotherapy course at Pharmacy undergraduate program of the University of Bologna.

January 2012-present: Professor of the Laboratory Module of the Pharmacological Biotechnology course at Biotechnology undergraduate program (Bachelor) of the University of Bologna.

September 2011-present: Professor of the Laboratory Module of the Pharmacological Biotechnology course at Pharmaceutical Biotechnology undergraduate program (Master) of the University of Bologna.

January 2006-August 2011: Instructor at the Laboratory Module of the Pharmacological Biotechnology course at Pharmaceutical Biotechnology undergraduate program (Master) of the University of Bologna. January 2008-December 2008: Temporary Professor in Rational Basis of Clinical Pharmacology at the University of Bologna.

SUPERVISION ACTIVITIES

January 2015-present: at the University of Bologna, supervision of 12 undergraduate students in the preparation of their written thesis necessary to graduate in Pharmacy.

February 2013-February 2014: help mentoring three more junior scientists at the Department of Pharmacology, University of Washington, Seattle WA (USA).

January 2005-present: at the University of Bologna, supervision of 25 undergraduate students in the execution and preparation of their experimental thesis necessary to graduate in Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, Biotechnology, Pharmacy, or Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Technology.