Translational Research on parathyroid and metabolic bone diseases
Parathyroid diseases: Effects of vitamin deficiency and supplementation on the skeletal and extra-skeletal manifestations in pateints with Primary HyperParathyroidism (PHP). Genetics of PHP and response to innovative therapies. Genotype-phenotype correlations in patients with MEN-1 syndrome or Familial PHP.
Metabolic bone diseases: Osteoporosis in Diabetes Mellitus type 1 and 2: role of the sensitivity to glucocorticoid action. Anti-viral therapies and skeletal tissue. Cellular and clinical studies. Management of bone turnover in patients after organ transplantation. Rare genetic bone diseases and hormone resistance.