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Gaetano La Manna

Full Professor

Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences

Academic discipline: MED/14 Nephrology


Keywords: Chronic kidney disease (CKD) Hepatorenal syndrome Diabetic nephropathy Amyloidosis NGAL (neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin ) Glifozines CKD-MBD (Chronic Kidney Disease and Mineral Bone Disorder) Endothelial progenitor cells Hemodialysis Tunneled-cuffed catheters for hemodialysis Oxidative damage Coronary calcifications Ischemia/reperfusion injury Kidney transplant outcome Hypothermic Machine Perfusion Marginal donors ECD, Extended Criteria Donors T-regulatory cells

  1. The role of bone marrow in CKD-related vascular disease.
  2. Hepatorenal syndrome, diabetic nephropathy, amyloidosis and nephrotic syndrome.
  3. CAKUT: Congenital Anomalies of the Kidney and Urinary Tract.
  4. Post-Transplant Glomerular Diseases
  5. Current Therapy in CKD Patients on Vitamin K Status.
  6. Role of Glifozines in electrolyte mineral disorders and cardio-renal outcomes.
  7. Molecular genetic diagnosis of Autosomal and Recessive Polycystic Kidney Disease and other ciliopathies.
  8. Vitamin B supplementation and nutritional intake of methyl donors in patients with chronic kidney disease.
  9. Early use of innovative dialyzers for light chain removal and for the recovery from myeloma cast nephropathy.
  10. Immunological Effects of a Single Hemodialysis Treatment.
  11. Bloodstream infections and patient survival with tunneled-cuffed catheters for hemodialysis.
  12. Development of a mathematical model for the evaluation of the PotAssium kiNetic during and after hemoDialysis for the pOtassium pRofiling in the dialysate to prevent Arrhythmias (PANDORA).
  13. Hypothermic Oxygenated New Machine Perfusion System in Liver and Kidney Transplantation of Extended Criteria Donors.
  14. Neutrophil Gelatinase-Associated Lipocalin (NGAL) as a Biomarker of allograft function after renal transplantation.
  15. Immunomodulatory effects of NGAL in vitro on a HLA-G(+)/FoxP3(+) T-regulatory cells from patients on hemodialysis.