FlowMetric, a market leader in flow cytometry and cell sorting services, announced today that they are expanding their global capacity with the launch of a European laboratory facility located at the Parco Tecnologico Padano in Lodi, Italy. Since its launch in March, 2010, FlowMetric has quickly established itself as one of the market leaders in fl...

Biogen Idec (NASDAQ:BIIB), Fondazione Telethon and Ospedale San Raffaele have entered into a worldwide collaboration to jointly develop gene therapies for the treatment of both hemophilia A and B.   The agreement will combine San Raffaele - Telethon Institute for Gene Therapy's (TIGET) extensive expertise in creating new gene therapy strateg...

Antonio Bernardo, 50 anni, nativo di Maddaloni è un'autorità mondiale nel campo della neurosurgery (specificamente la chirurgia della base cranica). Liceo classico Giordano Bruno a Maddaloni, laurea in Medicina alla Federico II, secondo Policlinico. «Furono le lezioni di anatomia del professor Lanza ad spingermi verso tale disciplina».   Att...

by Marcello Mari   With a little help from some big American companies, the Italian technology sector is taking off in the early part of 2016. Last month, the American tech behemoth Cisco Systems announced a series of strategic commitments in Italy that will total $100 million over the next three years.   Cisco signed an agreemen...

Members of the recently disbanded Sicilian-American Society gathered outside the Foley Cancer Center to present a check for $38,150 to benefit cancer patients at Rutland Regional Medical Center.   Founded in 1927, the Sicilian-American Society was a formal way for Italian immigrants to provide support to those who recently immigrated to the...

Provost Alan M. Garber announced today that Harvard art and architecture history professor Alina Payne will become director of the Harvard University Center for Italian Renaissance Studies at Villa I Tatti in Florence, Italy. She will take up her new role this summer.   Payne succeeds Lino Pertile, the Carl A. Pescosolido Professor of Romanc...

One look at Sardinia's white-sand beaches and turquoise water would lead you to assume that this part of the world is devoted entirely to idyllic getaways and sun-filled vacations. You'd never guess that the island's population is also contributing evidence to diabetes research in the United States.   Geneticists from Sardinia – the second-l...

Use a smartphone to diagnose eye diseases and share images with other specialists in a cloud network. The possibility will soon be available using a device called D-eye designed and built by Si14, a laboratory from Padua run by incubator M31 that will be presented October 10 to 21 at the annual meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology in Ch...

di Andrea de Cesco   Un'università italiana sul tetto del mondo. Merito di otto studenti del Politecnico di Milano che, grazie al progetto di un servizio di aerotaxi dedicato alla Manhattan del 2020, hanno vinto l'edizione 2015 del concorso che il prestigioso American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics rivolge ogni anno agli student...

Il cervello è sicuramente uno degli organi più complessi e affascinanti del corpo umano. E probabilmente, anche uno dei meno compresi. Oggi uno studio che ha visto la collaborazione italiana ha svelato un altro pezzetto dei meccanismi che regolano il sistema nervoso, quello che riguarda la biochimica della mente umana nel caso si provi paura. Uno s...