Dr. Rosalia Crupi

PhD doc Department of Chemical &

Biological, Pharmaceutical and Environmental Sciences

University of Messina

via Giovanni Zodda 109

98042 Pace del Mela (MESSINA)



Education and training
2011: Partecipazione a: “Insubria Autumn School of Neuroimmunopharmacology” from basic science
to clinical application, Varese- Italy, 14 th -18th November
2010: PhD student in Experimental Medicine University of Messina, ITALY
2009: PhD in Clinical Neuroscience, University of Messina, ITALY
2007: PhD student in Neuroscience -Department of Biological Sciences, Columbia University, New
York, USA e CUNY School of Medicine, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, New York, USA
2003: Degree in Biological Sciences, University of Messina, ITALY

Research Interest

field of neuroinflammatory diseases; area of interest is the role of neuroinflammation and oxidative stress in pathology associated to central nervous system disorders and in the neurodegenerative diseases.

Scientific Activities

2012: “YOUNG INVESTIGATOR PROGRAMME” ANNO 2013 – Fondazione Veronesi
2012: Gender Innovation – Premio di Ricerca SIF in farmacologia di genere
2012: Travel Awards “ 7th Congress of the International Federation of Shock Societies and 35th
Annual Conference on Shock June, 9-13, 2012
2012: Travel Awards “Experimental Biology”, San Diego April 20-25, 2012
2012: Best oral presentation – XVI Congresso Societa’ Italiana di Tossicologia
2011: “Premio Farmindustria per Ricerche Farmacologiche”, per il lavoro “Melatonin treatment mimics the antidepressant action in chronic- corticosterone treated mice”.
2008: Fellowship "Molecular Mechanisms in Neuroscience", 5th meeting 19-20 June 2008 University of Milan
2007: American Society for Neurorehabilitation “the 2007 Presidential Award recipient Best Basic Sciences Poster”
2007: “Alexander Bodini Research Fellow” Italian Academy for Advances Studies in America, Columbia University, NY
Memberships In Scientific Societies
ASPET (America Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeudics)
SITOX (Societa’ Italiana di Tossicologia)
SIF (Società Italiana Farmacologia)
SfN (Society for Neuroscience)


Dr. Crupi is author of more than 59 publication including articles in peer reviewed international journals and scientific books(H index 20)

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