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Unimore endocrinologists identify a biochemical index for the diagnosis of primary hyperparathyroidism

Researchers of the Complex Operational Unit (UOC) of the Endocrinology University Hospital in Modena, directed by professor Manuela Simoni, found an index for the diagnosis of calcium and phosphorus metabolic diseases, and of primary hyperparathyroidism in particular. “Primary hyperparathyroidism – explains professor Vincenzo Rochira at Unimore – is the third most common endocrine disease after diabetes mellitus and thyroid diseases, despite being widely underdiagnosed. About 60 % of  patien...

Nano-Cnr Modena researchers have discovered a new state of matter in carbon nanotubes

Researchers of the Nanoscience Institute of the National Research Council (Nano-Cnr) have proven that in carbon nanotubes a new quantum state of matter - known as excitonic insulator - takes place spontaneously. That state had only been predicted half a century ago by Nobel prize Walter Kohn, without never being definitely confirmed until now. The study, which was carried out in collaboration with Sissa (International High School of Advanced Studies), Iom-Cnr (Material Workshop Institute) and I...

Paraneoplastic syndrome identified thanks to professor Carlo Salvarani’s study published on Neurology

Neurology , the important scientific magazine of the American Academy of Neurology, has published a study on Primary central nervous system vasculitis associated with lymphoma, which identifies and characterises a new paraneoplastic syndrome. The study was carried out by Carlo Salvarani, professor at Unimore and pincipal investigator at the US Mayo Clinic. The multidisciplinary study of the Mayo Clinic, an international reference institution in the medical field and of rheumatic pathologies...

Visiting professor Ulrich Hohenester at the Physics international master’s degree programme

The Physics international master’s degree programme sees the debut of visiting professor Ulrich Hohenester (University of Graz). He is visiting professor at FIM, the Department of Physics, Information Technology and Mathematics at Unimore. The Austrian professor will hold a course focused on the interactions between radiation and nanomaterials. The Department of Physics, Information Technology and Mathematics (FIM) at Unimore sees the debut of visiting professor Ulrich Hohenester. He is v...

Liver cancer: a study carried out in Modena shows how to diagnose the fast growing tumours at an early stage

A study designed and coordinated by the Gastroenterology Department of the Modena University Hospital, directed by professor Erica Villa, shows how the fast growing liver tumours can be diagnosed at an early stage. A few days ago in Rome, the Study “ Genes related to neoangiogenesis identify fast growing hepatocellular carcinoma with the least chance of survival. Results of a prospective study ” was awarded by AISF (Italian Liver Study Association) the best basic Italian study published in 2016...

Unimore is scientific partner of MAMA-MEA European project for fuel cell innovation

MAMA-MEA is the curious acronym given to an important European research project started early this year and dedicated to fuel cells, a technology considered of key importance for the future of economic development, focused on environmental sustainability, and alternative to the use of traditional energy sources for energy production. Unimore and LIFC – the Fuel Cell Interdepartmental Laboratory, coordinated by professor Marcello Romagnoli of the “Enzo Ferrari” Engineering Department (DIEF) are...

Panasonic Silicon Valley Lab donates Unimore a server for research in the fields of artificial vision

The Automotive Academy laboratories at Unimore are being enriched with innovative tools, the last one being the recent donation of an advanced GPU Server TeslaK80 cluster for research in the fields of artificial vision, by Panasonic Silicon Valley Lab.  Unimore Rector Angelo O. Andrisano commented that “This donation is of strategic importance for our students and our internationalization activities. I am very proud of the skills achieved by DIEF laboratories, which draw the interest of mult...

Professor Fabrizio Di Benedetto has been awarded the title of Fellow of the American College of Surgeons

An important acknowledgment for the Director of Surgical Oncology, Hepato-bilio-pancreatic Surgery and Liver Transplantation of the University Hospital of the Polyclinic of Modena. On 22nd October, during the opening ceremony of the ACS Clinical Congress held in San Diego (California, US), professor Fabrizio Di Benedetto was appointed Fellow. “I am deeply honoured to become a part of this prestigious and ancient scientific society, and I would like to share it with my team, as together we are d...

Unimore has launched OneClick, the new discovery tool for bibliographic research

The Unimore library system is now experiencing a small revolution since the arrival of OneClick, the new discovery tool for the integrated and simultaneous search of the documentary collections of the Athenaeum, both in printed and electronic format. It is an innovative system designed and implemented to help thousands of students and professors who access the university libraries for consultation and reading activities. As of Monday 30th October, bibliographic searches can be carried out ...

Unimore awards the Honorary Degree to Kazunori Yamauchi, designer of the Gran Turismo Sport series

On 17th October 2017, Unimore honoured the Japanese video game developer Kazunori Yamauchi with the Honoris Causa Master’s Degree in Vehicle Engineering. He is well known internationally for designing and developing the successful GT video game series exclusive for PlayStation consoles. The series sold more than 76 million copies all over the world and this year celebrates its 20th birthday. The reasons for awarding Kazunori Yamauchi the Honoris Causa Degree at the "Enzo Ferrari" Engineerin...

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