MONTAGNESE SARA

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Structure Department of Medicine
Telephone 0498218675
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Scientific sector MED/09 - INTERNAL MEDICINE
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Curriculum Vitae
Sara Montagnese is an Associate Professor of Medicine and Honorary Consultant Physician at Padova University Hospital, in Italy. She has a longstanding clinical and research interest in hepatic encephalopathy, a cerebral complication of liver disease on which she has published extensively, especially in relation to diagnosis and differential diagnosis. She currently serves as President elect of the International Society for Hepatic Encephalopathy and Nitrogen Metabolism (ISHEN) and is a member of the Governing Board of the Italian Association for the Study of the Liver (AISF). She is part of the Editorial Board of Journal of Hepatology and BMJ-Open Gastroenterology, and an Associate Editor of Frontiers in Physiology (Chronobiology).

She also has a research interest in the sleep-wake disturbances exhibited by patients with cirrhosis and she has made significant contributions to their understanding and their management. She is currently using her experience in the liver field as a model, and applying it to other areas of medicine. Her research has been funded by the European Association for the Study of the Liver, the University of Padova, the CaRiPaRo foundation and the Italian Ministry of Health, and it has been recognised by the European Sleep Research Association. Sara Montagnese also teaches the module “From Clock to Chaos: Biological Rhythms in Biology and Medicine” for the Applied Medical Sciences course at University College London, UK.

Lecturer's Curriculum (PDF): E7C989568DBB84AD122138BB2DF96BE2.pdf

Research areas
Dr. Sara Montagnese is a Reader in Medicine-Hepatology and Honorary Consultant Physician at Padova University Hospital, in Italy.

She has a long-standing clinical and research interest in hepatic encephalopathy, on which she has published extensively, especially in relation to diagnosis and differential diagnosis. She currently serves as the Secretary of the International Society for Hepatic Encephalopathy and Nitrogen Metabolism (ISHEN, http://www.ishen.org/) and is part of the Editorial Board of Journal of Hepatology.

She also has an interest in the sleep-wake disturbances exhibited by patients with cirrhosis and she has made significant contributions to their understanding and their management.

The European Sleep Research Association (ESRS) has recently recognised Dr Montagnese’s Sleep and Rhythms in Medicine Laboratory within its network. (http://www.esrs.eu/research-laboratory-database/european-sleep-research-laboratories.html?no_cache=1&tx_mnmesrslab_pi1%5Buid%5D=6340).

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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
ME1844 999ME MEP4063911 6 2nd Year (2019/20) First
semester
ITA SARA MONTAGNESE
ME1729 COMMON MEP4063554 8 6th Year (2019/20) First
semester
ITA CARLO MERKEL
ME1729 COMMON MEP4068240 10 6th Year (2019/20) First
semester
ITA CARLO MERKEL
ME1726 COMMON MEP8085265 4 1st Year (2019/20) Second
semester
ITA SARA MONTAGNESE


Responsibility of other activity for A.Y. 2019/20
Degree course code (?) Degree course track Course unit code Course unit name Credits Year Period Lang. Teacher in charge
ME1728 COMMON MEP5071057 12 3rd Year (2019/20) Annual ITA SARA MONTAGNESE