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Structure Department of Medicine
Telephone 0498213018
Qualification Professore associato confermato
Scientific sector MED/13 - ENDOCRINOLOGY
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Curriculum Vitae
Carla Scaroni, MD
Academic position : Associate professor in Endocrinology , Chief protempore of the Endocrinology Unit, University-Hospital, Padova
Education: graduated in Medicine and post-graduated in Endocrinology and Nuclear Medicine at the University of Padova
Practical experience: Internal Medicine assistant, Clinical researcher at the Endocrinology Unit, coordinator of the Pituitary-adrenal Unit ; coordinator of the MTG Pituitary disease for Endo-ERN in Padova, and for the research and Science in Pituitary diseases in Europe
1998 visiting professor at Hopital Broussais, Paris centre de l’hypertension arterielle secondaire
Educational activity: professor of Internal Medicine and of Endocrinology at Faculty of Medicine, Nurses, lab technicians, at the post-graduated school of Endocrinology and metabolism, Medical genetics, Emergency and at Phd Schooll in Endocrinoloy at the Univ of Padova
Research interest: clinical genetic and moleculat aspects of pituitary and adrenal disease (Cushing’s syndrome and disease, acromegaly, aggressive pituitary tumors, hypoadrenalism, congenital adrenal hyperplasia)
Main investigator in national research ministery grants on the study of pituitary adenomas titled: “Genetic and biochemical markers of cardiovascular risk in Cushing’s syndrome”, “Expression of PPARγ in pituitary ACTH-secreting adenomas”, “Expression of PPARγ in pituitary adenomas”; “Interactions between lipid membrane microdomain and intracellular signaling as determinant factors of the response to pharmacological therapy of pituitary ademomas”; “ Molecular markers as therapeutical targets of aggressive tumors of the pituitary-adrenal axis” and of the project “ “Epidemiological determinants, molecular mechanisms and clinical criteria of treatment outcome and resistance in pituitary disease syndromes” ; main local investigator in an AIFA grant on the assessment of the benefit-risk profile of retinoic acid in Cushing’s disease
Investigator in an International Clinical trials regarding the treatment of Cushing’s disease with pasireotide, metopirone, LCI699, levo-ketoconazole;. with mifepristone in the treatment of Cushing’s syndrome due to ectopic ACTH-secreting tumors; principal investigator in the observational studies Acrostudy and in the Italian network on hyponatremia
Honors and Societies: Member of the Italian Society of Endocrinology, member of the post-graduated teaching board of this Society 2005-2013, member of the executive committee of this Society from 2005-2009, Member of the European Neuroendocrine Society and of the European Endocrine Society
Editorial activity: member of the editorial board of the Endocrinologo edited by the Italian Society of Endocrinology for the adrenal topic, reviewer for Pituitary, Endocrine, Clinical Endocrinology, JCEM, J Endocrin and Metab, Horm and Met Res
Publications: 129 original articles in indexed peer-reviewed national and international Journals
IF totale 453,8887;medium IF per year 11.94,median IF for publication 3.57 ; h-Index Scopus 26
83 Publications in the last 10 years (total IF 274,517 ; medium IF per year 27,4517, medium per publication 3.31),

Research areas
Research interest: clinical genetic and moleculat aspects of pituitary and adrenal disease (Cushing’s syndrome and disease, acromegaly, aggressive pituitary tumors, hypoadrenalism, congenital adrenal hyperplasia

My 5 best papers:
1: Sartorato P., Zulian E. Benedini S., Mariniello B., Schiavi F., Bilora F., Pozzan G., Greggio N., Pagnan A., Mantero F., Scaroni C, ; Cardiovascular Risk Factors and Ultrasound Evaluation of Intima-Media Thickness at Common Carotids, Carotid Bulbs, and Femoral and Abdominal Aorta Arteries in Patients with Classic Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia due to 21-Hydroxylase Deficiency. J Clin Endocrinol Metab; 2007; 92; 1015-8; IF 5.493
2: Manara R, Maffei P, Citton V, Rizzati S, Bommarito G, Ermani M, Albano I, Della Puppa A, Carollo C, Pavesi G, Sicolo N, Mantero F Scaroni C, Martini C; Increased rate of intracranial saccular aneurysms in acromegaly: an MR Angiography study and review. J Clin Endocrinol Metab: 2011; 96(5); pp. 1292-300; IF 5.967
3: Occhi G, Regazzo D, Trivellin G, Boaretto F, Ciato D, Bobisse S, Ferasin S, Cetani F, Pardi E, Korbonits M, Pellegata NS, Sidarovich V, Quattrone A, Opocher G, Mantero F, Scaroni C.; A novel mutation in the upstream open reading frame of the CDKN1B gene causes a MEN4 phenotype.; PLoS Genet 2013; 9(3); e1003350; IF 8.167.
4: Ceccato F, Barbot M, Zilio M, Frigo AC, Albiger N, Camozzi V, Antonelli G, Plebani M, Mantero F, Boscaro M, Scaroni C.; Screening Tests for Cushing's Syndrome: Urinary Free Cortisol Role Measured by LC-MS/MS. ; J Clin Endocrinol. Metab: 2015; 100(10); pp. 3856-3861; IF 6.209
5: Scaroni C, Zilio M, Foti M, Boscaro M.; Glucose metabolism abnormalities in Cushing's syndrome: from molecular basis to clinical management. Endocr Rev 2017: 1;38(3):189-219; IF:12.433;

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
ME1853 COMMON MEP3051789 6 3rd Year (2019/20) Second
»   MEP5071219 4 4th Year (2019/20) First
»   MEP5071219 4 4th Year (2019/20) First
»   MEP5071218 4 4th Year (2019/20) First
»   MEP5071218 4 4th Year (2019/20) First