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Antonio Muscari

Alma Mater Honorary Professor

Alma Mater Studiorum - Università di Bologna

Adjunct professor

Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences

Adjunct professor

Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences

Research

Keywords: atherosclerosis stroke physical activity insulin resistance expert systems epidemiology elderly inflammation C3 complement acute myocardial infarction

  1. Prognosis and treatment of stroke.
  2. Epidemiological studies in the elderly, mainly concerning physical activity and cognitive status.
  3. Epidemiological studies on cardiovascular risk factors, especially concerning the comparison between traditional risk factors and inflammatory markers. Identification of serum C3 as relevant marker of insulin resistance and predictor of myocardial infarction.
  4. Involvement of the immune system in atherosclerosis.
  5. Realization of a computer assisted diagnostic system.