Michele Maffia

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Michele Maffia
University of Salento, Italy

Professor of Physiology in the University of Salento, Lecce, Italy. He is the scientific responsible for the Proteomic Laboratory of "V. Fazzi" Hospital in Lecce and for the Laboratory of Adaptive Physiology in the Biology Department, University of Salento. He is member of the PhD council in Biology and Biotechnology of the same University and he is member of scientific societies as: Physiological Society; European Intestinal Transport Group (EITG); Human Proteome Organization (HUPO). Actually his main research field are:

• Clinical Proteomic in oncological, cardiovascular and neurodegenerative diseases;
• Structural and functional analysis of transporter proteins in cell membranes and epithelia;
• Dismetabolism of micro-nutrients and essential metals and correlation with neurodegenerative and oncological diseases.

His Research activity is documented by more than 50 publications on International Journals.