Andrea Caporali

British Heart Foundation Research Fellow
Queen's Medical Research Institute,
University of Edinburgh, UK
Journal Editor of microRNAs in Cardiovascular Research

Fields of interest

microRNAs in angiogenesis and vascular biology,
regulation of microRNA expression,
vascular disease

Recent publications

Caporali, A, Pani, E, Horrevoets, AJ, Kraenkel, N, Oikawa, A, Sala-Newby, GB, Meloni, M, Cristofaro, B, Graiani, G, Leroyer, AS, Boulanger, CM, Spinetti, G, Yoon, SO, Madeddu, PR, Emanueli, C.
Neurotrophin p75 Receptor (p75NTR) Promotes Endothelial Cell Apoptosis and Inhibits Angiogenesis. Implications for Diabetes-Induced Impaired Neovascularization in Ischemic Limb Muscles.
Circ Res. 103(2), 15 (2008)

Caporali, A, Sala-Newby, GB, Meloni, M, Graiani, G, Pani, E, Cristofaro, B, Newby, AC, Madeddu, PR, Emanueli, C.
Identification of the prosurvival activity of nerve growth factor on cardiac myocytes.
Cell Death Differ. 15 (2), 299 (2008)

Caporali, A and Emanueli, C.
Cardiovascular actions of neurotrophins.
Physiol Rev. 89(1), 279 (2009)

Meloni, M, Caporali, A, Graiani G, Lagrasta C, Katare, RG, Van Linthout S, Spillmann F, Campesi I, Madeddu, PR, Quaini F, Emanueli, C.
Nerve growth factor promotes cardiac repair following myocardial infarction.
Circ Res. 106(7), 1275 (2010)

Caporali, A and Emanueli, C.
MicroRNA regulation in angiogenesis.
Vascul Pharmacol. 55(4), 79 (2011)

Caporali, A, Meloni, M, Vollenkle C, Bonci D, Sala-Newby, GB, Addis R, Spinetti G, Losa S, Masson R, Baker AH, Agami R, le Sage C, Condorelli G, Madeddu, PR, Martelli F and Emanueli, C.
Deregulation of microRNA-503 contributes to diabetes mellitus-induced impairment of endothelial function and reparative angiogenesis after Limb Ischemia.
Circulation.123(3), 282 (2011)

Katare, RG, Caporali, A, Zentillin L, Avolio E, Sala-Newby, GB, Oikawa, A, Cesselli D, Beltrami AP, Giacca M, Emanueli, C, Madeddu, PR.
Intravenous Gene Therapy With PIM-1 Via a Cardiotropic Viral Vector Halts the Progression of Diabetic Cardiomyopathy Through Promotion of Prosurvival Signaling.
Circ Res. 108(10), 1238 (2011)

Caporali A and Emanueli C.
MicroRNA-503 and the Extended MicroRNA-16 Family in Angiogenesis.
Trends Cardiovasc Med. 21(6), 162 (2012)

Meloni, M, Descamps, B, Caporali, A, Zentilin L, Floris I, Giacca M & Emanueli, C.
Nerve Growth Factor Gene Therapy using Adeno-Associated Viral Vectors Prevents Cardiomyopathy in Type 1 Diabetic Mice.
Diabetes. 61(1), 229 (2012)

Caporali, A and Emanueli, C.
MicroRNAs in Postischemic Vascular Repair.
Cardiol Res Pract. (2012) in press

Shantikumar S, Caporali, A, Emanueli, C.
Role of miRNA in Diabetes and its Cardiovascular Complications.
Cardiovasc Res. 93(4),583 (2012)