Prominent cancer researcher Pier Paolo Pandolfi, MD, PhD, has joined the Desert Research Institute and Renown Health, both based in Reno, Nev., the organizations announced May 18. Dr. Pandolfi will serve as a faculty member of the Renown Institute of Health Innovation — a collaboration between Renown Health and Desert Research Institute — and as di...

“Italiani in Texas in prima linea contro il covid19” è il tema del webinar organizzato oggi, 22 maggio, dal Consolato generale d’Italia a Houston in collaborazione con l’Ambasciata italiana a Washington.Dedicato ai rappresentanti italiani della comunità medico-scientifica impegnati in prima linea in Texas, il seminario vuole essere un'occasione per...

ISSNAF - Italian Scientists and Scholars in North America Foundation - annually awards the Young Investigator Awards in various disciplines to outstanding, early-career Italian researchers working in the United States or Canada, in recognition of their significant and innovative contributions to their field of research.  ISSNAF is very pleased to a...

The entire world is racing to develop a vaccine for the novel coronavirus. Multiple pharmaceutical companies, startups, and test labs are working around the globe to come up with a vaccine. One such company is a humble startup from Europe called Takis Biotech. The Italian startup has been working on a vaccine for COVID-19 and has now announced a ne...

Italian doctors say they've got the first scientific evidence linking the coronavirus to a rare but deadly inflammatory disease in children. The condition, called pediatric multisystem inflammatory syndrome, has been reported in more than a dozen states across the U.S., including Louisiana, Mississippi, California and New York. Over 100 children ha...

Italian archaeological site Pompeii is set to reopen after months of COVID-19 lockdown – and it will now include previously closed-off areas never seen by the public. The ancient Roman city was destroyed by the volcanic eruption of Mount Vesuvius nearly 2,000 years ago. Its ruins remained buried under tonnes of ash until they were excavated from th...

Scuderia Ferrari Mission Winnow and the Italian Institute of Technology have joined forces to come up with a pulmonary ventilator that can be used by hospitals as a vital tool when dealing with emergencies such as the current COVID-19 virus global pandemic. The project goes by the codename FI5: the letters being the initials of the Maranello marque...

Martedì 19 maggio, ore 18.00 - 19.00 E.T. Cari Amici, l’emergenza COVID-19 ha posto il mondo dinanzi a una sfida epocale, molti sono gli italiani che vivono negli Stati Uniti e che rivestono un ruolo di primo piano nell’affrontare la pandemia. Altrettanti sono gli italiani nella nostra circoscrizione che si trovano a fronteggiare l’attuale emergenz...

Un’occasione per confrontarsi con i rappresentanti italiani della comunità medico-scientifica che lottano contro il Coronavirus. È il primo appuntamento dell'iniziativa digitale #italiandigitaltownhall, dedicata agli italiani impegnati in prima linea contro il Covid-19 a New York. All’incontro, promosso dal Consolato Generale d'Italia a New York in...

L’emergenza sanitaria mondiale provocata dalla diffusione della pandemia di Covid-19 ha reso indispensabile il rispetto di rigorose procedure di prevenzione e controllo dei contagi. La risposta alla necessità di indossare le mascherine protettive è iMask, un innovativo dispositivo di protezione, personale e medico, che coniuga design e vestibilità,...