Gina Lisignoli, MSc, PhD

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Gina Lisignoli, MSc, PhD
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Personal information - Education and work experience

03/02/1964
MSc, PhD, Biologist manager

Chief of the "Physiopathology and bone tissue regeneration" Research Unit (Simple Structure) at the Laboratory of Immunoreumatology and Tissue Regeneration of the Orthopaedic Rizzoli Institute (delib. n.6 of Jan. 08, 2014).

1986: Degree in Biological Science, with honors, University of Bologna.

1991: Specialization in Toxicology, with honors, University of Bologna.

  • 1989: Scholarship by the Italian Asssociation against Tumors,  Institute of Oncology, S.Orsola Hospital, Bologna, Italy.
  • 1990: Scholarship by the Local Health Authory 28, S.Orsola Hospital, Bologna, Italy.
  • From 1990: Senior Biology Research Manager, Laboratory of Immunology and Genetics, IOR, Bologna, Italy.
  • 2002 – 2009: Assignment of specialist qualification in "Immunology of bone remodelling".
  • 2010 – 2013: High specialty: Pathophysiology an tissue regeneration.
  • 2006: Training Representative for the Laboratory of Immunoreumatology and Tissue Regeneration.
  • 2010: Training Representative for the Laboratory RAMSES.
  • 2012: Referent of Formation of the Department Rizzoli-RIT.

English level C1 second Common European Framework of reference for Languages (CEF)

Knowledge and use of Office applications, statistical analysis and Internet.

Tutor for degree theses in Biological Sciences, Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Technology, Biotechnology and Toxicology, University of Bologna, Italy.
Tutor for research internships in Bio-Sciences, Universitè Paris XII Val de Marne.
From 2012/2013: Contract Professor at the School of Pharmacology, Biotecnology and Sports Science, University of Bologna. Course of study: Biology Health.

Grants:

  • From 1990: Fundamental Oriented Research (ex 60%) funds, University of Bologna, Italy.
  • 1997-1999: Target research project by the Italian Health Ministry: Autologous chondrocyte transplantation in joint cartilage defects.
  • 1999-2001: Target research project by the Italian Health Ministry: Pathogenesis and therapeutic strategies in rheumatic polimyalgia.
  • 1999-2001: Target research project bt the C.N.R.: Development of engineered bone tissue: association of bone marrow stromal cells and resorbable biomaterials.
  • 2000-2002: Target research project by the Italian Health Ministry: Tissue engineering in orthopaedics.
  • 2001-2003: Target research project by the Italian Health Ministry: Biological and genetic markers of severity of osteoarthrosis
  • 2002-2005: STEMGENOS, European Union FP5 (QLK3-CT-2002-02039).
  • 2005-2009: STEPS Project, European Union FP 6 (NMP3-CT-2005-500465).
  • 2005-2007: Basic research investment fund (BRIF), Italian MIUR: Mesenchymal stem cells in tissue engineering for the prevention of cartilage damages.
  • 2006-2008: Target research project of Monte dei Paschi di Siena Foundation: Clinical translation of preclinical knowledge in musculo-scheletal tissue engineering for the biological reconstruction of traumatic and pathological tissue.
  • 2006-2008: Basic research investment fund (BRIF), Italian MIUR: Adult mesenchymal stem cells for tissue engineering in musculoskeletal pathologies.
  • 2006-2011: EuroBoNet, FP6 (LSHC-CT-2006-018814).
  • 2007-2010: Target research project of MIUR- FIRB: Innovative materials for the development of articular bio-prothesisMateriali innovativi.
  • 2008-2010: Target research project by the Ministry of Health: Tissue engineering in osteo-articular disease: basic and clinical evaluation.
  • 2008-2011: Target research project by the Emilia Romagna Region-Bologna University: Regenerative medicine in osteo-articular diseases.
  • 2010-2014: ADIPOA Project, European Union FP7 (n.241719).
  • 2013-2016: Target research project of Emilia Romagna Region-Bologna University: Regenerative medicine of cartilage and bone.
  • 2015-2019: ADIPOA2 Project, European Union H2020 (n.643809).

Publications: h index=25
89 publications in journals with impact factors

Reviewer of Scientific Journals:
Reviewer of 23 journals

Evaluation boards for assignment of research funds:

From 2002: Peer-reviewer of Italian MIUR projects (Art. 7; DDL 297/99).

Physiopathology of osteo-articular tissue in healthy patients and patients with osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis: basic research and clinical application. Tissue engineering.

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