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Antonio De Maio, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma, Surgical Critical Care and Burns, and Department of Neurosciences, School of Medicine

Director: Center for Investigations of Health and Education Disparities (CIHED)

Laboratory web page: http://surgery.ucsd.edu/divisions/trauma-burn/research/de-maio/Pages/default.aspx
Key words: Heat Shock Proteins, Stress Response, Extracellular Vesicles, Intracellular Communication, Inflammation, Innate Immunity, Alzheimer Disease
  1. Extracellular heat shock proteins as mediators of the systemic stress and innate immune responses.
  2. Intracellular communication mediated by extracellular vesicles.
  3. Role of heat shock proteins in the pathology of Alzheimer’s Disease.
  4. Molecular and genetic contribution of the inflammatory response during sepsis
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