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Letizia Polito

Associate Professor

Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences

Academic discipline: MED/04 Experimental Medicine and Pathophysiology

Short Bio

Associate professor at the University of Bologna. She carried out her research activity on three four main fields, concerning 1) the study of plant toxins, known as ribosome-inactivating proteins (RIPs), 2) the design and the in vitro and in vivo experimentation of immunotoxins, in order to obtain toxic pharmacological molecules specifically towards certain cellular targets responsible for a pathological state; 3) the study of enzymes that can vary the cellular REDOX balance; 4) impact of natural products on human health.

The studies carried out in recent years have led to numerous scientific articles published in international journals with "Peer review" and have often been presented in national and international conferences.

EDITORIAL BOARD: “Frontiers in Pharmacology” section Experimental Pharmacology and Drug Discovery, 'Biomedicines'; “Anti-Cancer Agents in Medicinal Chemistry”.

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