Institution: UNITO. Contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Tasks in the project: Franco Veglio is participant from the UNITO group involved in WP4-5. 

WP4-5: Contribution: see Franco Rabbia

Biography: Franco Veglio, MD, is Full Professor of Internal Medicine at the University of Turin, Italy, Head of Medical Sciences Department; Director of Internal Medicine and Hypertension Division; European Specialist in Clinical Hypertension, member of the European Society of Hypertension.. Main research topics:clinical studies on essential and endocrine hypertension; physiopathological studies on in the mechanism of resistant arterial hypertension. HI 41, IF ~ 950, i-10 index 126, total citations 6322

Main publications:

-Covella M, Milan A, Totaro S, Cuspidi C, Re A, Rabbia F, Veglio F. Echocardiographic aortic root dilatation in hypertensive patients: a systematic review and meta-analysis. J Hypertens. 2014; 32:1928-35

-Milan A, Puglisi E, Ferrari L, Bruno G, Losano I, Veglio F. Arterial hypertension and cancer. Int J Cancer. 2014;134:2269-77

-Milan A, Avenatti E, Tosello F, Iannaccone A, Leone D, Magnino C, Veglio F. Aortic root dilatation in essential hypertension: prevalence according to new reference values. J Hypertens. 2013;31:1189-95.

- Veglio F, Puglisi E, Milan A, Mulatero P. Combinations of renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system antagonists: true advantages? Curr Pharm Des. 2012;18:952-7.

-Grosso A, Cheung N, Veglio F, Wong TY. Similarities and differences in early retinal phenotypes in hypertension and diabetes. J Hypertens. 2011;29:1667-75



Scientific Coordinator: Dr Maria -Christina Zennaro, Head of INSERM U970 team 14: Genetic mechanisms of aldosterone-related disorders.

Project Manager (INSERM-Transfert): Catherine Clusel

Project Manager (INSERM-Transfert): Kristina Fiedler

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