Assessment of atherosclerotic lesions permeability in ApoE(-/-) mice using fluorescent blood pool agent

Alessia Cordaro

University of Torino

Alessia Cordaro is a PhD student in pharmaceutical and biomolecular science at University of Torino, in Italy. She is attending her PhD in the form of apprenticeship at Bracco Imaging S.p.A. She is involved in the European-funded project NanoAthero and her main activities are focused on studying new optical imaging probes for atherosclerosis. She graduated with a Bachelor Degree in Biotechnology at University of Torino. Then she graduated with a Master Degree in Industrial Biotechnology at University of Torino, working on a thesis concerning the development of a recombinant protein for the treatment for Systemic Lupus Erythematous.


Introduction. Atherosclerosis, the major cause of death in Western society, is an artery degenerative disease resulting in plaques leading to stenosis, embolization and thrombosis.The FP7 project “NanoAthero” was funded to... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Alessia Cordaro (University of Torino)
  2. Paolo Oliva (Bracco Imaging SpA)
  3. Chiara Brioschi (Bracco Imaging SpA)
  4. Erika Reitano (Bracco Imaging SpA)
  5. Luigi Miragoli (Bracco Imaging SpA)
  6. Giovanni Valbusa (Bracco Imaging SpA)
  7. Claudia Cabella (Bracco Imaging SpA)

Topic Area

Nano-Imaging for diagnosis, therapy and delivery


OS2b-207 » Nano-Imaging for diagnosis, therapy and delivery (16:30 - Tuesday, 26th September, Room 207)

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