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Hire Dr. Alessandra C.
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Work Experience

Research Associate

Keck School of Medicine of USC

January 2017 - Present

Postdoctoral fellow

University of California San Diego

May 2014 - December 2016


University of California San DIego (UCSD)

April 2014 - August 2016


Humanitas Clinical Institute (Milan, Italy)

January 2012 - April 2014

Postdoctoral fellow

Humanitas Research Hospital

January 2012 - March 2014

PhD student

University of Milan (Italy)

January 2009 - December 2011

Research fellow

Council for National Research - CNR (Milan, Italy)

July 2008 - December 2008

Research fellow

Istituto di Tecnologie Biomediche Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche

July 2008 - December 2008

Research fellow

Telethon Institute of Genetics and Medicine (TIGEM)

March 2008 - July 2008

Telethon fellow

Telethon Institute of Genetics and Medicine

March 2008 - June 2008

Internsship pre-Master Degree

Telethon Istitute of Genetics and Medicine - TIGEM (Naples, Italy)

July 2006 - February 2008

Internship pre-Bachelor Degree

University of Naples Federico II

March 2005 - October 2005


PhD in Molecular Medicine

University of Milan, Italy

January 2009 - February 2012

Ph.D. in Molecular Medicine

Universita degli Studi di Milano Facolta di Scienze e Tecnologie

January 2009 - February 2012

MSc in Molecular Biology

Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II

November 2005 - October 2008

Master in Molecular Biology

University of Naples Federico II, Italy

September 2005 - February 2008

Bachelor in Biology - Curriculum Molecular Biology

University of Naples Federico II, Italy

September 2002 - October 2005

BSc in Biology

Università degli Studi di Napoli Federico II

September 2002 - October 2005

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Alessandra Castaldi, Montserrat Climent, Giacomo Viggiani, Ya-Wen Chen, Gerald Coulis (2020). MicroRNA and ROS Crosstalk in Cardiac and Pulmonary Diseases . International Journal of Molecular Sciences.
Castaldi, A., Dodia, R.M., Orogo, A.M., Zambrano, C.M., Najor, R.H., Gustafsson, &#197;.B., Heller Brown, J., Purcell, N.H.(2017). Decline in cellular function of aged mouse c-kit<sup>+</sup>cardiac progenitor cells . Journal of Physiology. 595. (19). p. 6249-6262.
Miragoli, M., Sanchez-Alonso, J.L., Bhargava, A., Wright, P.T., Sikkel, M., Schobesberger, S., Diakonov, I., Novak, P., Castaldi, A., Cattaneo, P., et al.(2016). Microtubule-Dependent Mitochondria Alignment Regulates Calcium Release in Response to Nanomechanical Stimulus in Heart Myocytes . Cell Reports. 14. (1). p. 140-151.
Castaldi, A., Chesini, G.P., Taylor, A.E., Sussman, M.A., Brown, J.H., Purcell, N.H.(2016). Sphingosine 1-phosphate elicits RhoA-dependent proliferation and MRTF-A mediated gene induction in CPCs . Cellular Signalling. 28. (8). p. 871-879.
Castaldi, A., Zaglia, T., Di Mauro, V., Carullo, P., Viggiani, G., Borile, G., Di Stefano, B., Schiattarella, G.G., Gualazzi, M.G., Elia, L., et al.(2014). MicroRNA-133 modulates the β<inf>1</inf>-adrenergic receptor transduction cascade . Circulation Research. 115. (2). p. 273-283.
Yamamoto, D.L., Vitiello, C., Zhang, J., Gokhin, D.S., Castaldi, A., Coulis, G., Piaser, F., Filomena, M.C., Eggenhuizen, P.J., Kunderfranco, P., et al.(2013). The nebulin SH3 domain is dispensable for normal skeletal muscle structure but is required for effective active load bearing in mouse . Journal of Cell Science. 126. (23). p. 5477-5489.
Bonnal, R.J.P., Severgnini, M., Castaldi, A., Bordoni, R., Iacono, M., Trimarco, A., Torella, A., Piluso, G., Aurino, S., Condorelli, G., et al.(2010). Reliable resequencing of the human dystrophin locus by universal long polymerase chain reaction and massive pyrosequencing . Analytical Biochemistry. 406. (2). p. 176-184.