The University of Siena PhD Course in
Genetics, Oncology and Clinical Medicine


PhD Graduate

Monica CASTRICHINI 

PhD Program years: 2008 - 2012






PUBLICATIONS DURING THE PHD PROGRAM
  1. Adenosine A2A receptor activation stimulates collagen production in sclerodermic dermal fibroblasts either directly and through a cross-talk with the cannabinoid system.
  2. Lazzerini PE, Natale M, Gianchecchi E, Capecchi PL, Montilli C, Zimbone S, Castrichini M, Balistreri E, Ricci G, Selvi E, Garcia-Gonzalez E, Galeazzi M, Laghi-Pasini F. J Mol Med (Berl). 2012 Mar;90(3):331-42. Epub 2011 Oct 28.
ABSTRACTS OF CONFERENCE DURING THE PHD PROGRAM

1) Purinergic and cannabonoid systems modulate collagen production in human sclerodermic broblasts: towards a multi-target thera-peutic approach in systemic sclerosis? Capecchi PL, Lazzerini PE, Natale M, Lorenini S, Selvi E, Castrichini M.,
Gianchecchi, Pompella G, Galeazzi M, Laghi Pasini F. In: Third Joint Italian German Purine Club Meeting. 2009 July 17-20,
Camerino.

2) Synergistic anti- brotic e ect of purinergic and cannabinoid system modulation in human sclerodermic broblasts. Natale M, Capecchi PL, Lazzerini PE, Lorenini S, Selvi E, Castrichini M., Gianchecchi E, Pompella G, Galeazzi M, Laghi Pasini F. In: 34 Congresso Nazionale della Societ a Italiana di Farmacologia. 2009 Oct 14-17, Rimini.

3) Sinergismo tra i sistemi purinergico e cannabinoide nella inibizione della produzione di collagene in broblasti umani e sclerodermici. Capecchi PL, Lazzerini PE, Natale M, Lorenini S, Selvi E, Garcia-Gonzalea E, Balistreri E, Castrichini M., Gianchecchi, Pompella G, Galeazzi M,
Laghi Pasini F In: Societ a Italiana di Medicina Interna sezione Toscana-Umbria. 2010 Jan 23, Arezzo.

4) CB1 receptors form heterodimers and functionally interact in human dermal broblasts: a new target for modulating collagen production in systemic sclerosis? Capecchi PL, Lazzerini PE, Natale M, Lorenini S, Selvi E, Garcia-Gonzalea E, Balistreri E, Castrichini M., Gianchecchi E, Montilli C, Pompella G, Galeazzi M, Laghi Pasini F. In: Purines 2010 Meeting. 2010 May 30 - June 2, 2010. Tarragona-Barcelona.

5) Expression and function of the P2X7 purinergic receptor in monocytes from patients a ected by Beh cet's disease. Castrichini M
In: XIV SEMINARIO NAZIONALE PER DOTTORANDI IN FARMACOLOGIA E SCIENZE AFFINI. 2010 Sept 20-23, Siena.

6) Enhanced expression and function of the P2X7 purinergic receptor in peripheral blood mononuclear cells from patients with Behçet's disease.
Castrichini M, Lazzerini PE, Capecchi PL, Franceschini R, Gamberucci A, Hammoud M, Moramarco A, Natale M, Gianchecchi E, Montilli C, Ricci G, Zimbone S, Galeazzi M, Laghi-Pasini F. In: 4th Joint German-Italian Purine Club Meeting. 2011, July 22-25, Bonn.

7) Expression and function of the P2X7 purinergic receptor in peripheral blood mononuclear cells from patients with Behçet's disease. Castrichini M, Lazzerini PE, Capecchi PL, Franceschini R, Gamberucci A, Hammoud M, Moramarco A, Natale M, Gianchecchi E, Montilli C, Ricci G,
Zimbone S, Galeazzi M, Laghi-Pasini F. In: 35 Congresso Nazionale della Societ a Italiana di Farmacologia. 2011 Sept 14-17, Bologna. 


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