Vincenzo Lionetti

Vincenzo Lionetti

Vincenzo Lionetti
Assistant Professor of Physiology, Sector of Medicine
Scuola Superiore Sant Anna University, Pisa, Italy


Vincenzo Lionetti is Head of Unit of Molecular and Translational Medicine, National Institute of Biostructures and Biosystems, Bologna, Italy; Assistant Professor of Physiology, Sector of Medicine, Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Pisa, Itay; Adjunct Researcher, Institute of Clinical Physiology, National Council of Research, Pisa, Italy. Adjunct Researcher, Fondazione Regione Toscana Gabriele Monasterio, Pisa, Italy. He has received a PhD in Innovative Strategies in Biomedical Research from the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Pisa, Italy, in 2007. He has specialized in Anesthesiology and Intensive Care Medicine at the University of Turin, Italy, in 2003. He received: Trainee Abstract Award from the Council on Basic Cardiovascular Sciences of the American Heart Association in 2002; Young Investigator Award from the National Institute of Cardiovascular Research in 2009. He is serving as a member of the Council on Cardiovascular Science of the American Heart Association and Study Group on Cellular and Molecular Biology of the Heart of the Italian Society of Cardiology. He is serving as peer reviewer for Cardiovascular Research, Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology, ECAM, Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology, American Journal of Physiology-Heart and Circulatory Physiology. He has published 5 book chapters; 22 peer-reviewed articles in international journals including: Journal of Biological Chemistry, Cardiovascular Research, Journal of Cardiac Failure, American Journal of Physiology, Journal of Physiology (London), Journal of Molecular and Cellular Cardiology, FASEB Journal.

Research Interest

Physiology and physiopathology of regenerate myocardium
Regional imaging of regenerate myocardium
Physiopathology of heart failure
Innovative acellular therapies to repair failing myocardium.