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Arciola Carla Renata, MD

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Date of Birth
09/11/1958
Title of qualification awarded

Medical degree, cum laude, University of Milano/Napoli, Italy

Other qualifications awarded

Classic studies in the `Licei' L. Costa of La Spezia, G. Parini of Milano and Arnaldo of Brescia
Specialist qualification, cum laude, in Ophthalmology, University of  Modena/Bologna, Italy
Specialist qualification, cum laude, in Bioengineering, University of Bologna, Italy
Specialist qualification, cum laude, in Clinical Pathology, University of Modena, Italy
PhD in Experimental Pathology, University of Bologna

Positions held

Research Award from Merck Sharp & Dohme to young ophthalmologist for an experimental study on "Biocompatibility testing of implant materials by cell cultures from ocular tissues"
Fellowship at the Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute, Research Laboratory on Biocompatibility of Implant Materials
Researcher on Contract at the Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute, Research Laboratory on Biocompatibility of Implant Materials
Medical Laboratory Assistant at the Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute, Research Laboratory on Biocompatibility of Implant Materials
Senior Medical Manager of the Research Laboratory on Biocompatibility of Implant Materials, Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute
Head of the Laboratory Research Unit on Molecular Pathology, Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute, Laboratory on Biocompatibility of Implant Materials
Vice-Director of the Research Laboratory on Biocompatibility of Implant Materials, Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute
Deputy Director of the Research Laboratory on Biocompatibility of Implant Materials, Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute

Present position:
Head of the Departmental Research Unit on Implant Infections of the Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute

Teaching activities

Professor of General Pathology at the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, University of  Bologna, Course of General Pathology and Physiopathology for medical students
Member of the Academic Staff of the post-graduate PhD Course on Experimental  Pathology, University of Bologna
Professor of General Pathology in the post-graduate Specialization School on Clinical Pathology at the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, University of Bologna
Professor of General Pathology in the post-graduate Specialization School on Nephrology at the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, University of Bologna
Professor of General Pathology in the post-graduate Specialization School on Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation at the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, University of Bologna
Professor of General Pathology in the graduate course of Orthopaedic Techniques at the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, University of Bologna
Professor of General Pathology in the graduate course of Podiatrist at the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, University of Bologna
Professor in the post-graduate Specialization Course on Biomaterials in Implant Surgery at the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, University of Bologna for 12 academic years
Professor in the post-graduate Specialization Course on Biomedical Technology at the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, University of Bologna for 3 academic years

Scientific activities

Co-ordination of national research projects

Co-ordinator of the Target Research National Project of Italian Health Ministry: 'Molecular interactions between opportunistic bacteria and biomaterials in the pathogenesis of implant infections', with the co-ordination of 4 research units
Co-ordinator of the Target Research National Project of Italian Health Ministry: "Pathogenesis and molecular epidemiology of implant infections and prevention strategies', with the co-ordination of 10 research units

Partecipation in research projects

Head of Research Unit in 8 Target Research National Projects of Italian Health Ministry
Head or participant of Research Unit in 77 Research Projects of Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute, in a National Project of the Italian Education Ministry, in 2 Target Research Projects of the Italian National Research Council
Publications and research subjects
250 printed papers of which 14 invited Chapters of books (quoted by LocatorPlus of the National Library of Medicine, USA), 122 international journals (77 on journals quoted by Journal Citation Reports, ISI), 114 proceedings of congress (mainly international)
Research subjects: biocompatibility of implant materials; primary cell cultures for cytocompatibility studies; pathology of implant infections; virulence and toxicity of bacteria responsible of implant-infections; molecular epidemiology; emerging opportunistic pathogens; molecular bases of bacterial adhesion.
Reviewer of scientific journals
Biomaterials, J Biomed Mater Res, FEMS Microbiol Lett, JACS, IJAO.
Editorial activity
Guest Editor of the Focus on Implant Infections in the International Journal of Artificial Organs

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21/02/2022 14:22