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


PhD Graduate

Vogiatzi PARASKEVI


MD degree, Rome
PhD Program years: 2002 - 2006 (XVIII cycle) - Tutor prof. Antonio Giordano
Thesis: "Expression analysis of key trigger genes in gastric cancer: from etiology and subtyping to early prognostic assessment", 2006
Current position: Post Doctoral Fellow, Kimmel Cancer Center, Jefferson Medical College, Thomas Jefferson University
email: vogiatzi@temple.edu

PUBLICATIONS DURING THE PHD PROGRAM
  1. Autosomal-dominant Alport syndrome: natural history of a disease due to COL4A3 or COL4A4 gene
    Pescucci C, Mari F, Longo I, Vogiatzi P, Caselli R, Scala E, Abaterusso C, Gusmano R, Seri M, Miglietti N, Bresin E, Renieri A.
    Kidney Int. 2004 May;65(5):1598-603.

  2. How does the human RUNX3 gene induce apoptosis in gastric cancer? Latest data, reflections and reactions
    Vogiatzi P, De Falco G, Claudio PP, Giordano A.
    Cancer Biol Ther. 2006 Apr;5(4):371-4. Epub 2006 Apr 30. Review.

  3. The limitless role of p53 in cell cycle machinery: good news or bad news?
    Vogiatzi P, Cassone M, Abbadessa G, Claudio PP.
    Cancer Biol Ther. 2006 Sep;5(9):1090-3. Epub 2006 Sep 26.

ABSTRACTS OF CONFERENCE DURING THE PHD PROGRAM
  1. F.Mari, C.Pescucci, I.Longo, P.Vogiatzi, R.Caselli, E.Scala, A.Renieri. “High phenotypic and incomplete penetration variability in dominant autosomic Alport’s Syndrome”. Sixth National Conference of the SIGU, Italian Society of Human Genetics, Palazzo della Gran Guardia, Verona, 24-27 September 2003

  2. C.Pescucci, F.Mari, I.Longo, P.Vogiatzi, R.Caselli, E.Scala, C.Abaterusso, R.Gusmano, M.Seri, N.Miglietti, E.Bresin, A.Renieri. “Autosomal dominant Alport syndrome: natural history of a disease due to COL4A3 or COL4A4 gene”. EUROPEAN HUMAN GENETICS CONFERENCE 2004 (ESHG) June 12-15, 2004, Munich, Germany

  3. F.Ariani, E.Scala, R.Caselli, C.Pescucci, I.Longo, F.Mari, I.Meloni, D.Giachino, M.Bruttini, P.Vogiatzi, G.Hayek, M.Zappella, A.Renieri. “STK9 è mutato nella variante di sindrome di Rett con spasmi infantili”. Seventh National Conference of the SIGU-Italian Society of Human Genetics, 13-16 October 2004, Pisa, Italy

ACTIVITY DURING THE PHD PROGRAM
TRAINING PERIOD ABROAD
  • Department of Pediatrics, Hematology Division,
    The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia; Philadelphia, PA USA.

    2006: six months