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Cristina Costa

Cristina Costa, Italian medical educator. Minsiterial fellowship, University Turin, 2003-2007, Research grant, Compagnia di San Pao, 2008. Member of Italian Society Medical Virology, Italian Society Virology, Società Italiana Microbiologia, Association Italiana Microbiologi Clinical.

Background

  • Costa, Cristina was born on July 13, 1969 in Turin, Italy.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Medicine, University Turin, 1993. Degree in Microbiology and Virology, University Turin, 2007.

    Career

    • Contract professor, clinical microbiology and general virology University Turin, since 2007.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include development of LUX real time polymerase chain reaction for the detection of human herpesvirus. Development of Reality Therapy-polymerase chain reaction for thedetection of human cytomegaloirus lytic gene expression. Research in seroprevalence of human herpesvirus-8.

      Research in occurrence non-organ specific autoantibodies and anti-endothelial antibodies. Research in BK virus replication and relation to lupus nephritis. Research in monitoring human cytomegalovirus infection and polyomavirus BK and JC replication.

      Research in human cytomegalovirus infection. Research in Epstein-Barr Virus and relation to lung diseases in transplant recipients. Research in role of human herpesvirus-7, Epstein-Barr Virus and parvovirus in primary cutaneous lymphomas.

      Research in pulmonary complication in primary biliary cirrhosis.

    Works

    • Translator numerous books and journals. Author: (book) Immunofluorescenza per Immagini - Epatogastroenterologia, Malattie Autoimmuni in Epatologia e Gastroenterologia, Dispense di Gastroenterologia ed Epatologia per il corso di Laurea in Scienza Infermieristiche. Contributor scientific papers to professional journals.

    Membership

    Member of Italian Society Medical Virology, Italian Society Virology, Società Italiana Microbiologia, Association Italiana Microbiologi Clinical.
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    Born July 13, 1969
    (age 48)
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    • 1993
      University Turin
    • 2007
      University Turin
    • 2007
      Contract professor