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Vescovi, Angelo

ANGELO VESCOVI, BORN in 1962, is an internationally renowned Italian investigator in the field of stem cell research. His main research interests concern the development of neural stem cell isolation, expansion and differentiation protocols in order to understand the role of genetic, epigenetic, and environmental signals guiding stem cells to acquire a complete differentiation. Vescovi earned his degree in biology from the University of Milan in 1987 and worked as a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Calgary Pathology Department from 1991 to 1992, devoting his attention toward the role of growth factors in neural stem cells proliferation and the differentiation processes.

During the 1990s, Vescovi was employed at the National Neurological Institute “Carlo Besta” in Milan, and he continued his collaboration with the University ...

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