The role of each player in the innate immunity response: Type 1 Interferons and pro-inflammatory cytokines, complement, acute phase proteins, antimicrobial proteins, phagocytes, NK cells, γ/δ T lymphocytes,...
Immunology Research Unit
University of Parma. Italy
Research unit of Experimental and Clinical Immunology, Department of Veterinary Science – University of Parma
Prof. Paolo Martelli – DVM – Diplomate ECPHM - Full Professor
Prof. Paolo Borghetti – DVM- PhD – Diplomate ECPHM – Full Professor
Dr. Roberta Saleri – DVM – PhD
Dr. Benedetta Passeri – DVM- PhD
Dr. Elena De Angelis – Biologist – PhD
Dr Luca Ferrari – Biotechnologist – PhD
Dr. Elena Canelli – DVM – PhD – MS Molecular Virology – Resident ECPHM
Dr. Alessia Catella – DVM – PhD student
Dr. Giulia Ogno – Biotechnologist – PhD student
Dr. Valeria Cavalli – Biologist
The research activity is focused on the immune response in both experimental and field trials. Moreover, in vitro immune models and new innovative vaccines and route of administration are also under investigation.
Updated CV 13-Mar-2017
Recognition of the pathogen is the first step of defensive immune response; both innate and specific immunity have mechanism to recognize the pathogen.
This article reviews major immune cells: Neutrophils, macrophages, natural killer, lymphocytes, dendritic cells, mast cells...
This article summarizes the primary (thymus and bone marrow) and secondary (lymph nodes, spleen, MALT, tonsils, and skin immune system) lymphoid organs in pig.