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Curriculum Vitae
Daniela Basso, associate professor at the Department of Medicine – DIMED of the University of Padova, graduated in Medicine and Surgery (1984, University of Padova. Summa cum laude), got the “Gastroenterology and Endoscopy” (1988, School of Medicine, Padova) and the “Clinical Pathology” Fellowships (1995, School of Medicine, Padova) with Full Marks and Honors. She was authorized to practice Medicine in Italy (State board examination) in 1984. She trained at the Centre de Recherches sur les Glandes Exocrines (Marseilles - France) directed by C. Figarella in 1987 performing studies on trypsinogen 1 autoactivation.
CLINICAL EXPERIENCE: Daniela Basso gained clinical experience in gastroenterology, including upper gastrointestinal endoscopy (Department of Gastroenterology, University-Hospital of Padova, internship 1985-1990), and laboratory medicine (Department of Laboratory, University-Hospital, Padova internship, 1991-1992; Department of Laboratory, Colli’s Hospital (USL 21) Assistant, 1993-1995; Department of Laboratory Medicine, University-Hospital, Padova Assistant, 1996-2016; Department of Medicine – DIMED, University of Padova Associate professor, from 1/10/2016 to date). She successfully established and got the position of person-in-charge since 2006 of the Clinical Molecular Biology Section at the Department of Laboratory Medicine, University-Hospital, Padova, that actually provides molecular diagnosis of cystic fibrosis, celiac disease, haemochromatosis, thrombophilia, alpha-1-antitrypsin deficiency, myeloproliferative disorders, predisposition to adverse drug reactions (pharmacogenetics) fulfilling the requirements of ISO 15189 Accreditation system.
RESEARCH ACTIVITY: Her studies are mainly focused on: 1) tumor – microenvironment interactions with a special focus on cellular immune response and diabetes mellitus in pancreatic cancer; 2) biochemical and genetic studies with a special focus on autoimmunity in celiac disease; 3) H. pylori – host interactions with a special focus on H. pylori virulence factors and host genetics as driving forces in gastric carcinogenesis; 4) identification and validation of disease biomarkers. in the fields of cancer, autoimmunity and cardiovascular diseases.
On these topics, she has been involved in national and international projects.
She has a record of successful and productive research (272 articles in international peer-reviewed journals; H-index 36 from Scopus). Daniela Basso is an active fellow/member of the: 1) Associazione Italiana Studio Pancreas (AISP) (Adviser from 2002 to 2005), 2) Società Italiana di Biochimica Clinica e Biologia Molecolare Clinica (SIBIOC), 3) European Pancreatic Club (member of the Abstract Selection Commitee from 2009 to 2011 and Council member from 2012 to 2015).
OFFICIAL POSITIONS: Associate and Section Editor of Autoimmunity Highlights (Springer-Verlag, ISSN: 2038-3274) from 2010. Associate and Section Editor of Clinics in Oncology (ISSN 2474-1663) from 2016. Editorial Board Member of Diagnosis, Official Journal of the Society to Improve Diagnosis in Medicine (SIDM) (Walter de Gruyter GmbH, Germany) from 2017.

The list of scientific publications of Professor Daniela Basso is available at the following link:

List of taught course units in A.Y. 2019/20
Degree course code (?) Degree course track Course unit code Course unit name Credits Year Period Lang. Teacher in charge
ME1857 COMMON MEP3053482 10 3rd Year First
ME1728 COMMON ME08105773 6 3rd Year Second
ME1729 COMMON ME08105773 6 3rd Year Second