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Francesca Gobbo

PhD Student

Department of Veterinary Medical Sciences

Academic discipline: VET/03 Veterinary Pathology

Curriculum vitae


15 October 2018: Master2 degree in Animals Biotecnology-LM9. Graduation grade: 110/110L at University of Bologna.

07 October 2016: Bachelor Degree in Allevamento e salute animale at University of Udine.

Work experience

01/11/2020-Presente: PhD student at University of Bologna at the Department of Veterinary Medicine. Via Tolara di Sopra, Ozzano dell'Emilia (BO). Tutor: Prof. Giuseppe Sarli. Supervisor: Prof. Anna Rita Franco Migliaccio.

01/06/2019-31/10/2020: Research fellow at University of Bologna at the Department of Biomedical and Neuromotor Sciences. Project Title: Development of innovative therapies for hematological diseases. Tutor: Prof. Anna Rita Franco Migliaccio.

01/10/2019-31/09/2020: Tutor of the laboratory of the Master2 degree in Animal Biotechnology

05/11/2018 - 05/05/2019: Trainee at Institut Curie - Unit of Genetics and Developmental Biology – 24 Rue d’Ulm Paris 75005 – France. Project title: "The role of Wnt/ B-catenin signalling in regulating cell fate and dynamics during pubertal mammary gland development". Supervisor: Silvia Fre.

01/05/2017–15/10/2018: Trainee at Alma Mater Studiorum - University of Bologna - Laboratory of pathological anatomy, Ozzano dell'Emilia (BO) (Italy). Project title: "Protein expression and gene amplification status of HER2 in canine mammary tumor detected by IHC and FISH". Supervisor: Barbara Brunetti.

08/01/2018–15/10/2018: University tutor of specialized degree in Animals biotecnology - University of Bologna.



  1. Dunbar A, Kim D, Lu M, Farina M, Bowman RL, Yang JL, Park YC, Karzai A, Xiao W, Zaroogian Z, O'Connor K, Mowla S, Gobbo F, Verachi P, Martelli F, Sarli G, Xia L, Elmansy N, Kleppe M, Chen Z, Xiao Y, McGovern EM, Snyder J, Krishnan A, Hill CE, Cordner KB, Zouak A, Salama ME, Yohai J, Tucker E, Chen JJ, Zhou J, McConnell TS, Migliaccio AR, Koche RP, Rampal RK, Fan R, Levine RL, Hoffman R. (2023). CXCL8/CXCR2 signaling mediates bone marrow fibrosis and represents a therapeutic target in myelofibrosis. Blood. 2022015418.
  2. Morini M, Gobbo F, Rinnovati R, Romagnoli N, Peli A, Massarenti C, Spadari A, Pietra M. (2023). Bronchoalveolar lavage cytology in severe equine asthma: cytocentrifugated versus sediment smear preparations. Veterinary Science. 10(8), 527.
  3. Muscatello LV, Gobbo F, Di Oto E, Sarli G, De Maria R, De Leo A, Tallini G, Brunetti B. (2022). HER2 Overexpression and Cytogenetical Patterns in Canine Mammary Carcinomas. Vet Sci. 9(11):583.
  4. D'Annunzio G, Gelmini L, Sarli G, Luppi A, Gobbo F, Bassi P, Rugna G. (2022) Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma (DLBCL) in an Aged Raccoon (Procyon lotor). Veterinary Science. 9(11):611.
  5. Verachi P, Gobbo F, Martelli F, Falchi M, di Virgilio A, Sarli G, Wilke C, Bruederle A, Prahallad A, Arciprete F, Zingariello M, Migliaccio AR. (2022). Preclinical studies on the use of a P-selectin-blocking monoclonal antibody to halt progression of myelofibrosis in the Gata1low mouse model. Experimental Hematology. 1:S0301-472X(22)00698-1.
  6. Chiocchetti R, Salamanca G, De Silva M, Gobbo F, Aspidi F, Cunha RZ, Galiazzo G, Tagliavia C, Sarli G, Morini M. (2022). Cannabinoid receptors in the inflammatory cells of canine atopic dermatitis. Frontiers in Veterinary Science. 15;9:987132.
  7. Lloyd-Lewis B, Gobbo F, Perkins M, Jacquemin G, Huyghe M, Faraldo MM, Fre S. (2022). In vivo imaging of mammary epithelial cell dynamics in response to lineage-biased Wnt/β-catenin activation. Cell Reports. 38, 110461.
  8. Chiocchetti R, De Silva M, Aspidi F, Cunha RZ, Gobbo F, Tagliavia C, Sarli G, Morini M. (2022). Distribution of Cannabinoid Receptors in Keratinocytes of Healthy Dogs and Dogs With Atopic Dermatitis. Frontiers in Veterinary Science. 9:915896.
  9. Morini M, Gentilini F, Turba ME, Gobbo F, Mandrioli L, Bettini G. (2022). Mutational Analysis of c-KIT and PDGFRA in Canine Gastrointestinal Stromal Tumors (GISTs). Veterinary science. 9(7):376.
  10. Verachi P, Gobbo F, Martelli F, Martinelli A, Sarli G, Dunbar A, Levine RL, Hoffman R, Massucci MT, Brandolini L, Giorgio C, Allegretti M, Migliaccio AR. (2022). The CXCR1/CXCR2 Inhibitor Reparixin Alters the Development of Myelofibrosis in the Gata1low Mice. Front Oncol.12:853484.
  11. Astolfi G, Lorenzini L, Gobbo F, Sarli G, Versura P. (2022). Comparison of Trehalose/Hyaluronic Acid (HA) vs. 0.001% Hydrocortisone/HA Eyedrops on Signs and Inflammatory Markers in a Desiccating Model of Dry Eye Disease (DED). Journal of Clinical Medicine. 11(6):1518.
  12. Zingariello M, Verachi P, Gobbo F, Martelli F, Falchi M, Mazzarini M, Valeri M, Sarli G, Marinaccio C, Melo-Cardenas J, Crispino JD, Migliaccio AR. (2022). Resident Self-Tissue of Pro-Inflammatory Cytokines Rather Than Their Systemic Levels Correlates with Development of Myelofibrosis in Gata1low Mice. Biomolecules. 12(2):234.
  13. Sarli G, D'Annunzio G, Gobbo F, Benazzi C, Ostanello F. (2021). The Role of Pathology in the Diagnosis of Swine Respiratory Disease. Vet Sci. 29;8(11):256.
  14. D'Annunzio G, Gobbo F, Avallone G, Bacci B, Sabattini S, Sarli G. (2021). Airway Remodeling in Feline Lungs. Topics in Companion Animal Medicine. 100587.
  15. Gobbo F, Sarli G, De Silva M, Galiazzo G, Chiocchetti R, Morini M. (2021). A Double Histochemical/Immunohistochemical Staining for the Identification of Canine Mast Cells in Light Microscopy. Vet Sci. 8(10):229.
  16. Levi M, Muscatello LV, Brunetti B, Benazzi C, Parenti F, Gobbo F, Avallone G, Bacci B, Zambon E, Valenti P, Sarli G. (2021). High Intrinsic Expression of P-glycoprotein and Breast Cancer Resistance Protein in Canine Mammary Carcinomas Regardless of Immunophenotype and Outcome. Animals. 11(3):658.
  17. Zingariello M, Martelli F, Verachi P, Bardelli C, Gobbo F, Mazzarini M, Migliaccio AR. (2019). Novel targets to cure primary myelofibrosis from studies on Gata1low mice. IUBMB Life. 72(1):131-141.
Poster presentation at international congress
  1. American Society of Hematology (ASH) meeting 2021 Atlanta (USA). Authors: Verachi P, Martelli F, Zingariello M, Gobbo F, Sarli G, Crispino JD, Massucci MT, Brandolini L, Giorgio C, Allegretti M, Migliaccio AR. Title: The CXCL1 Inhibitor Reparixin Rescues Myelofibrosis in the Gata1low Model of the Disease.

  2. American Society of Hematology (ASH) meeting 2019 Orlando Florida (USA). Authors: Bacci B, Gobbo F, Roccaro M, Peli A, Zingariello M, Martelli F, Verachi P, Bardelli C, Mazzarini M, Sarli G, Migliaccio AR. Title: Altered Megakaryocytes Are Associated with Development of Pulmonary Fibrosis in Mice Carrying the Hypomorphic Gata1low Mutation

Poster presentation at national congress

Società italiana di Pneumologia- XXI Italian national congress of Pneumology (online event). Authors: Gobbo F, Verachi P, Bacci B, Zingariello M, Peli A, Mead-Harvey C, Dueck AC, Sarli G, Migliaccio AR. Title: Inhibition of P-selectin rescues the phenotype of a novel genetic animal model of Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. Selected as Best poster.

Congress partecipation

09/12/2020-15/12/2020 XXI Italian national congress of Pneumology. Online event.

11/12/2020-14/12/2020 62st ASH Annual Meeting & Exposition. The premier event in malignant and non-malignant hematology. December 7-10, 2019. Online event.

07/12/2019-10/12/2019 61st ASH Annual Meeting & Exposition. The premier event in malignant and non-malignant hematology. December 7-10, 2019. Orange County Convention Center (OCCC), Orlando, FL.

30/05/2019 "Mielofibrosi: affrontando il futuro sfidando il passato", IRST Mendola. Patrocinio di: Istituto Scientifico Romagnolo per lo studio e la cura dei tumori.

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