Professor, Department ofÃÂ Pathology
University ofÃ‚Â Rome Tor Vergata, Italy
Alessandro Mauriello, MD is Associate Professor of Pathology at University of Rome Tor Vergata from 2001. He received the Medicine Doctor Degree on 1982 and the Pathology Degree on 1986. Prof. Mauriello is Chief of the Section of Diagnostic Autopsy of the Tor Vergata University Hospital of Rome. His research interests mainly concern the pathogenesis of acute coronary and cerebrovascular diseases. Prof. A. Mauriello is author and co-author of about 120 original papers on international peer reviewed journals and scientific volumes.
Alessandro Mauriello research interests concern in particular (a) the relationships between risk factors and morphological patterns of human atherosclerotic plaques, (b) the role of coronary and myocardial inflammation in the pathogenesis and prognosis of acute myocardial infarction, (c) inflammatory, metabolic genetic and imaging markers of plaque vulnerability, (d) the role of carotid thrombosis in the pathogenesis of acute cerebrovascular syndromes, (e) the role of infective agents in the pathogenesis of acute myocardial infarction, (f) the age-related morphological and morphometrical changes of cellular and interstitial tissue of arterial wall, (g) the immunohistochemical study of the cytotypes and extracellular matrix of the human and experimental atherosclerotic plaques, (h) the role of progestogens, triglycerides and hypolipemic drugs in the progression of experimental atherosclerotic lesions, (i) the quantitative evaluation of immunohistochemistry.