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Luigi Ricciardiello

Associate Professor

Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences

Academic discipline: MED/12 Gastroenterology

Research

Keywords: Lynch Syndrome Mediterranean Diet Inflammation Cancer and obesity Cancer Chemoprevention Digestive Endoscopy Familial adenomatous polyposis Colonoscopy Colorectal Cancer Molecular mechanisms of colorectal cancer

  • Chemoprevention of gastrointestinal cancers and their predisposing diseases through the use of dietary bioactives and synthetic molecules
  • Prevention of colorectal cancer
  • Obesity/metabolic syndrome and colorectal cancer
  • Inflammation and colorectal cancer
  • Digestive endoscopy


Bioactive compounds for the prevention of metabolic syndrome. Chemoprevention of colorectal cancer through the use of omega 3 fatty acids alone or in combination with bioactive compounds present in the Mediterranean diet.   Molecular basis associating obesity / metabolic syndrome to colorectal cancer.   Molecular alterations that lead to colorectal cancer by chronic inflammation. New genes involved in familial adenomatous polyposes.

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