Isotta Chimenti is Researcher/Assistant Professor at the Department of Medical Surgical Sciences and Biotechnologies, and Junior Fellow of the Superior School for Advanced Studies at “La Sapienza” University of Rome. She is MS in Medical Biotechnology and PhD in Experimental Medicine. She has been a postdoc fellow at Johns Hopkins University, Cedars Sinai Heart Institute, and at Pasteur Institute – Italy. Her research activity is focused on cardiac cell therapy and cardiac tissue engineering, adult stem cells, mechano-sensing, and oxidative stress in the cardiovascular system. She is funded as PI by several Italian National grants, and participant in a European Horizon 2020 project. She co-authored 50 Scopus indexed publications.
Regenerative medicine; cardiac tissue engineering; resident cardiac progenitor cells; adult and mesenchymal stem cells; stem cell therapy for heart disease; oxidative stress in the cardiovascular system; mechano-sensing.