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A study carried out by Unimore and the Modena General Hospital shows the relation existing among cardiac dysfunction, inflammation and prognosis of cirrhosis

A research study carried out by the Gastroenterology Department of the University Hospital of Modena, directed by professor Erica Villa of Unimore, showed the importance of the dynamic status of the heart (the so called cardiac output) at rest and of high values of the circulating C-reactive protein as indicators of prognosis for liver cirrhosis. The research was coordinated by doctor Filippo Schepis of Unimore, responsible for the Laboratory of Liver Hemodynamics, and was published on the ...

The top world experts in computer vision gather in Modena from 29 to 31 May

For three days, Modena will be the world capital of experts in computer vision. From the creator of Google Maps 3D to the inventor of Google Street View, who today heads the project for the autonomous driving system for Lyft, the biggest Uber competitor, up to the Head of research Laboratory of Amazon Go, which is the innovative project of the e-commerce giant in supermarkets with no tills or cashiers, where everything is managed by sensors and video cameras. Representatives from Facebook, Micr...

A new bachelor' s Degree Programme in Information Technology Engineering in Mantua

From next academic year 2018/2019, the Bachelor’s Degree Programme (three-years) in Information Technology Engineering will make its debut in Mantua, the city renowned for having being ruled by the House of Gonzaga. This educational initiative is the result of the collaboration between the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia and the Fondazione Università di Mantova (FUM), and is only awaiting for the final approval of MIUR, which was sent the activation request after the green light of the U...

Professor Franco Zambonelli of DISMI was given the international price IFAAMAS Influential Paper Award

Professor Franco Zambonelli, teacher of Software Engineering and Distributed Artificial Intelligence at DISMI - Department of Sciences and Methods of engineering of Unimore, was awarded an important scientific acknowledgment in the field of artificial intelligence. The prize will be officially awarded next July in Stockholm, during the “Federated Artificial Intelligence Meeting”, the world most relevant event in the field of artificial intelligence. The decision of the prize committee to assign...

President Mattarella received professor Michele De Luca and professor Graziella Pellegrini of Unimore

The President of the Republic, Sergio Mattarella, has received at the Quirinale professor Michele De Luca, Director of the Centre of Regenerative Medicine “Stefano Ferrari” of the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, and the coordinator of the Cell Therapy of the Centre, Graziella Pellegrini, both winners of the 2018 edition of the Price for Innovation, awarded to them by the International Society for Stem Cell Research (ISSCCR) for the original ideas and pioneering research relating to stem...

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...

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