Graziamaria Corbi

Summary

Affiliation: University of Molise
Location: Campobasso, Italy
Summary:
1998 Degree in Medicine with 110/110 cum laude at the Second University of Naples, Faculty of Medicine
1998 Admission with Grant to Specialization Course in Geriatric Medicine at the Second University of Naples, Faculty of Medicine
2002 Postgraduate Course “Nuclear Cardiology in Practice” at the National Heart and Lung Institute (NHLI) of Imperial College -London
2002 Postgraduate Course “Advances in Cardiology: the right heart” at the National Heart and Lung Institute (NHLI) of Imperial College -London
2002 Postgraduate Course “Hammersmith Echocardiology” at the National Heart and Lung Institute (NHLI) of Imperial College -London
2002 Immediate Life Support Course at the Royal Brompton Hospital, London
2002 Specialist in Geriatrics with vote 50/50 cum laude, at the Second University of Naples, Faculty of Medicine
2002 Admission with Grant to PhD Course in Geriatric Pathophysiology at the Second University of Naples, Faculty of Medicine
2004 V Diploma Course in " Cardiac Rehabilitation" achieved at the University Federico II "
2006 PhD in Geriatric Pathophysiology at the Second University of Naples, Faculty of Medicine

2000 Participant in the Inter-university Research Program (PRIN) entitled “Profile of the gene expression in aged heart and related changes induced by exercise training” granted by the Ministry for Education, University and Research (MIUR - Ministero dellIstruzione, dellUniversità e della Ricerca) prot. 2001064957_003
2000 Visitor at the National Heart & Lung Institute (NHLI), Imperial College, Royal Brompton Hospital, London
2001-2002 Research Fellow at the National Heart & Lung Institute (NHLI), Imperial College, Cardiology Division Hammersmith Hospital, London, with research projects on “Refractory Angina” and “ECG Changes during Dobutamine Stress Echocardiography”
2003 Medical Assistant in Geriatric Cardiology and Ergometry operative Unit at the Dept of Gerontology, Geriatric and Metabolic Disease of the Second University of Naples
2003 Participant in the Inter-university Research Program (PRIN) entitled "Reacutization Risk of heart failure in elderly and related precipitating factors: Role of reduced erithropoietic function" granted by the Ministry for Education, University and Research (MIUR - Ministero dellIstruzione, dellUniversità e della Ricerca) prot. 2003069752_003
2004-2007 Geriatric Physician at the Alzheimer Evaluation Unit of the ASL NA1 –District 46
Since 2004 Basic Science Research collaboration at the Dept of Experimental Medicine lab of the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery -Second University of Naples
2005-2009 Scientific and Physician Consultant for the Cardiology Division of “S. Maugeri” Foundation of Telese Terme
from 2005 Collaboration in tutorial and Teaching activity for students of the Physical Sciences and Prevention Technicians Degree Courses at the University of Molise
2006-2009 Participation in the research project granted by the Italian Drug Agency (AIFA, Agenzia Italiana del Farmaco) entitled “Evaluation of an educational/informative tool on drugs use in an elderly population suffering...]" (prot.FARM54J8WX).
Since 2007 Collaboration in tutorial and Teaching activity for students of the Medicine and Surgery Course Degree at the University of Molise
2007 Research Grant at the Department of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and Surgery of the University of Molise– CAMPOBASSO
2007 Participant in the Inter-university Research Program (PRIN) entitled "ischemia, aging and organ damage [ ...]" granted by the Ministry for Education, University and Research (MIUR - Ministero dellIstruzione, dellUniversità e della Ricerca) prot.20074MSWYW
Since 2008 Researcher in Internal Medicine and Geriatric at the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery of the University of Molise– CAMPOBASSO
Grants:
2002 Grant for the best oral communications by Italian Society fo Gerontology and Geriatrics
2005 Grant for the best oral communications by Italian Society fo Gerontology and Geriatrics
2005 Grant for the best oral communications and pubblication on Monaldi Archives for Chest Disease by the GICR (Italian Group of Rhebilitative and Preventive Cardiology)

Publications

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    Longobardi G, Ferrara N, Leosco D, Abete P, Furgi G, Cacciatore F, et al. Angiotensin II-receptor antagonist losartan does not prevent nitroglycerin tolerance in patients with coronary artery disease. Cardiovasc Drugs Ther. 2004;18:363-70 pubmed
    ..001). The AT(1) antagonist Losartan administration does not prevent the development of nitrate tolerance during continuous TD-GTN therapy. ..
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    Corbi G, Conti V, Scapagnini G, Filippelli A, Ferrara N. Role of sirtuins, calorie restriction and physical activity in aging. Front Biosci (Elite Ed). 2012;4:768-78 pubmed
    ..However, in aged rats a moderate prolonged exercise training is able to induce increase in SIRT1 activity, suggesting that this tool could counteract age-related dysfunctions. ..
  3. Conti V, Corbi G, Russomanno G, Simeon V, Ferrara N, Filippelli W, et al. Oxidative stress effects on endothelial cells treated with different athletes' sera. Med Sci Sports Exerc. 2012;44:39-49 pubmed publisher
    ..The in vitro technique used herein may help to shed light on the molecular basis of effects of long-term physical activity in humans. ..
  4. Rengo G, Leosco D, Zincarelli C, Marchese M, Corbi G, Liccardo D, et al. Adrenal GRK2 lowering is an underlying mechanism for the beneficial sympathetic effects of exercise training in heart failure. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol. 2010;298:H2032-8 pubmed publisher
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    D Addio G, Corbi G, Accardo A, Russo G, Ferrara N, Mazzoleni M, et al. Fractal behaviour of heart rate variability reflects severity in stroke patients. Stud Health Technol Inform. 2009;150:794-8 pubmed
    ..FD is also able to distinguish between normal and stroke subjects with different lesion's severity. ..
  6. Porta A, D Addio G, Corbi G, Maestri R, Pinna G. Circadian variations of short-term heart period irreversibility in healthy and chronic heart failure patients. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2008;2008:2116-9 pubmed publisher
    ..e. tachycardic runs shorter than bradycardic ones). Time irreversibility analysis provides useful and reliable indexes even in uncontrolled experimental conditions and during daily activities. ..
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    Ferrara N, Corbi G, Capuano A, Filippelli A, Rossi F. Memantine-induced hepatitis with cholestasis in a very elderly patient. Ann Intern Med. 2008;148:631-2 pubmed
  8. Corbi G, Acanfora D, Iannuzzi G, Longobardi G, Cacciatore F, Furgi G, et al. Hypermagnesemia predicts mortality in elderly with congestive heart disease: relationship with laxative and antacid use. Rejuvenation Res. 2008;11:129-38 pubmed publisher
    ..The shown relationship between hypermagnesemia and laxative/antacid use should induce physicians to pay more attention to abuse of these drugs. ..
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    Ferrara N, Corbi G, Bosimini E, Cobelli F, Furgi G, Giannuzzi P, et al. Cardiac rehabilitation in the elderly: patient selection and outcomes. Am J Geriatr Cardiol. 2006;15:22-7 pubmed
    ..Physicians must be encouraged to prescribe cardiac rehabilitation programs for the elderly following major coronary events and coronary revascularization procedures. ..

Detail Information

Publications18

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    Ferrara N, Abete P, Corbi G, Paolisso G, Longobardi G, Calabrese C, et al. Insulin-induced changes in beta-adrenergic response: an experimental study in the isolated rat papillary muscle. Am J Hypertens. 2005;18:348-53 pubmed
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    Corbi G, Carbone S, Ziccardi P, Giugliano G, Marfella R, Nappo F, et al. FFAs and QT intervals in obese women with visceral adiposity: effects of sustained weight loss over 1 year. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2002;87:2080-3 pubmed
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    Ferrara N, Rinaldi B, Corbi G, Conti V, Stiuso P, Boccuti S, et al. Exercise training promotes SIRT1 activity in aged rats. Rejuvenation Res. 2008;11:139-50 pubmed
    ..We concluded that exercise training, which significantly increases SIRT1 activity, could counteract age-related systems impairment. ..
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    Longobardi G, Corbi G, Cacciatore F, Abete P, Furgi G, Vitale D, et al. Effect of losartan in treatment of exercise-induced myocardial ischemia. Am J Cardiol. 2007;100:1517-21 pubmed
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    Lubrano E, D Angelo S, Parsons W, Corbi G, Ferrara N, Rengo F, et al. Effectiveness of rehabilitation in active ankylosing spondylitis assessed by the ASAS response criteria. Rheumatology (Oxford). 2007;46:1672-5 pubmed
    ..Moreover, the results obtained show that the effectiveness of the intensive inpatient rehabilitation declined over time. ..
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    Rinaldi B, Corbi G, Boccuti S, Filippelli W, Rengo G, Leosco D, et al. Exercise training affects age-induced changes in SOD and heat shock protein expression in rat heart. Exp Gerontol. 2006;41:764-70 pubmed
    ..These findings suggest that the beneficial effects on aged-related cardiovascular changes could be connected to the "anti-oxidant" effects of prolonged exercise training. ..
  7. D Addio G, Cesarelli M, Corbi G, Romano M, Furgi G, Ferrara N, et al. Reproducibility of heart rate turbulence indexes in heart failure patients. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2010;2010:2573-6 pubmed publisher
    ..This preliminary results suggest the use of medians instead of mean HRT indexes values and a reliability of the turbulence slope greater than the turbulence onset index. ..
  8. Corbi G, Ambrosino I, Massari M, De Lucia O, Simplicio S, Dragone M, et al. The potential impact of multidimesional geriatric assessment in the social security system. Aging Clin Exp Res. 2018;: pubmed publisher
    ..MGA/CGA could be useful in saving financial resources reducing the risk of incorrect indemnity release. It can improve the accuracy of the impairment assessment in social security system. ..
  9. Corbi G, Conti V, Russomanno G, Rengo G, Vitulli P, Ciccarelli A, et al. Is physical activity able to modify oxidative damage in cardiovascular aging?. Oxid Med Cell Longev. 2012;2012:728547 pubmed publisher