Personal Information
Valentina Vellecco

Department of Pharmacy, School of Medicine, University of Naples "Federico II", Italy, Italy

Valentina Vellecco
Educations
From 01/2001 to 12/2004, PhD in Pharmaceutical Sciences, University of Naples “Federico II” , Italy
From 05/2009 to 05/2013, Master degree in Hospital Pharmacy, University of Naples “Federico II” , Italy
Work Experiences
From 05/2013 to 10/2014, Contract Researcher at Department of Pharmacy, University of Naples “Federico II” for the project “Role of gasotransmitters in inflammatory based disease” , University of Naples "Federico II" Italy
From 01/2015 to 12/2015, Contract Researcher at Department of Pharmacy, University of Naples “Federico II” for the project “Beneficial action of DPP4 inhibitors (DPP4i) on vascular function: study on possible molecular mechanisms beyond DPP4i anti-diabetic activity” , University of Naples "Federico II" Italy
From 02/2016 to 02/2018, Contract Researcher at Department of Pharmacy, University of Naples “Federico II” for the project “Study on the inflammatory based vascular disease” , University of Naples "Federico II" Italy
Speciality
Pharmacology
Gasotransmitters
Skeletal muscle physio-pathology
Journal Articles
Basal nitric oxide modulates vascular effects of a peptide activating protease-activated receptor 2. Cardiovascular Research 60 (2003): 431- 37. Cicala C, Morello S, Vellecco V, Severino B, Sorrentino L, Cirino G.
A protective role for proteinase activated receptor 2 in airways of lipopolysaccharide-treated rats. Biochem Pharmacol. 71 (2005): 223-30.Morello S, Vellecco V, Roviezzo F, Maffia P, Cuzzocrea S, Cirino G, Cicala C.
Vasorelaxant effect of the flavonoid galangin on isolated rat thoracic aorta. Life Sciences 78 (2006): 825-30. Morello S, Vellecco V, Alfieri A, Mascolo N, Cicala C
Acetoaminophen potentiates staurosporine-induced death in a human neuroblastoma cell line. Br J Pharmacol. 150 (2007): 577-85. Posadas I, Vellecco V, Santos P, Prieto-Lloret J, Cena V.
Haemostatic imbalance following carrageenan-induced rat paw edema”. Eur J Pharmacol. 22 (2007): 156-61. Cicala C, Morello S, Alfieri A, Vellecco V, Marzocco S, Autore G
Sphingosine-1-phosphate/Sphingosine kinase pathway is involved in mouse airway hyperresponsiveness. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol 36 (2007): 757-62. Roviezzo F, Di Lorenzo A, Bucci M, Brancaleone V, Vellecco V, De Nardo M, Orlotti D, De Palma R, Rossi F, D’Agostino B, Cirino G.
Honors and Awards
Best poster award, XXXIV Congresso Nazionale della Società Italiana di Farmacologia, Rimini 14-17 October 2009
Platinum slide series of European Urology for the article "Hydrogen sulphide is involved in testosterone vascular effect"
High Graded Poster, 10th world congress on inflammation, Paris 25-29 June 2011
Award winner poster section, XIV Congress of the European Shock Society, Taormina 31 Aug-2 Sep 2011
Outstanding Scientific Research Award, Second International Conference on H2S Biology and Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia, US 19-22 Sep 2012
Cover of Journal of Pharmacological and Experimental Therapeutics, March Vol 340, N.3 2012
Premio Farmindustria "Hydrogen sulfide accounts for the peripheral vascular effects of zofenopril independently of ACE inhibition". XXXVII Congresso Nazionale della Società Italiana di Farmacologia, Napoli 27-30 October 2015
Best Poster Award, XXXVII Congresso Nazionale della Società Italiana di Farmacologia, Napoli 27-30 October 2015
ADDRESS
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