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PATOLOGIA OCULARI E DIAGNOSTICA OFTALMOLOGICA 1034881 2021/2022
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Curriculum vitae
Adele Romano
Ricercatore tempo determinato tipologia B Legge 240/10
Dipartimento di Fisiologia e Farmacologia V. Erspamer , Sapienza Università di Roma
Email: adele.romano@uniroma1.it

University Graduation
2007 University of Naples, Federico II , School of Pharmacy, Italy Degree in Pharmacy; score 110/110
Board-Certified Pharmacist
2007 University of Naples, Federico II , Italy
PhD
2011 Dept. of Physiology and Pharmacology V. Erspamer , Sapienza University of Rome Italy, School of Pharmacy and Medicine PhD inToxicology
Pre-doctorate training
2007-2010 Dept. of Physiology and Pharmacology V. Erspamer , Sapienza University of Rome Italy, School of Pharmacy and Medicine 3-year-training on neuropsychopharmacology using different animal models of eating disorders, obesity and Alzheimer s disease
Pre-doctorate training
2009 Toxicology Unit of the University of Leicester, UK Short-term training as visiting student
English knowledge
2005 University of Cambridge, UK English Certificate

Licensures
2011 EBRI Foundation Felasa Licence cat B for experimental procedures on laboratory animals
2012 Institute of Food Nutrition and Health, Physiology and Behaviour Laboratory, ETH Zurich, Switzerland Surgery course on laboratory rats

Academic Appointments
Post Doc:
Feb 2011 July 2012
University Politecnica delle Marche, Ancona Italy. School of Medicine and Surgery Department of Biomedical Sciences and Public Health
Feb 2012 July 2012
University of Zurich, Switzerland Guest Researcher, Institute of Veterinary Physiology
Dec 2012 Nov 2013
Sapienza University of Rome, Italy Post-Doc, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, School of Pharmacy and Medicine
Jen 2014 Dec 2014
Sapienza University of Rome, Italy Post-Doc, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, School of Pharmacy and Medicine
Jen 2015 May 2016
Sapienza University of Rome, Italy Post-Doc, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, School of Pharmacy and Medicine
June 2016 May 2017
Sapienza University of Rome, Italy Post-Doc, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, School of Pharmacy and Medicine
June 2017 May 2018
Sapienza University of Rome, Italy Post-Doc, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, School of Pharmacy and Medicine
June 2018 June 2019
Sapienza University of Rome, Italy Post-Doc, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, School of Pharmacy and Medicine

Ricercatore a tempo determinato tipologia B
July 2019 Present Sapienza University of Rome, Italy Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, School of Pharmacy and Medicin

Teaching experience
2013-present
Since 2013 I approached teaching, soon after obtained the title of cultore della materia in Farmacologia. I started my teaching experience, including:
Research supervisor (co-relatore) of master students theses at Sapienza University of Rome, Department of Physiology and Pharmacology, Faculty of Pharmacy and Medicine; member of the exam committee (cultore della materia), of the course of Pharmacology, Pharmacotherapy and Pharmaceutical Biotechnologies at Sapienza University of Rome, Faculty of Pharmacy and Medicine; lectures on laboratory techniques for undergraduate students of the Master Course in Medicinal Chemistry; lectures in Pharmacology for undergraduate students of the Master Course in Pharmaceutical Biotechnologies, Pharmacy and Medicinal Chemistry; lectures on laboratory techniques for PhD students of the PhD Program of Pharmacology and Toxicology; lectures on pharmacology for PhD students of the course of Pharmacology and Toxicology.

Abroad teaching experience
2018
Lectures on Pharmacology for PhD student of the PhD Program in Pharmacology and Veterinary Physiology of the University of Zurich Switzerland.

Awards and Honors
2010
Travel award of the Italian Society of Pharmacology, to attend the 16th World Congress of Basic and Clinical Pharmacology, Copenhagen
2010
Travel award of GDRE-691, to participate to the Summer School of GDRE-691: Early Programming of Adult Modern Diseases Lille, France
2012
Travel award of the European Behavioural Pharmacology Society (EBPS), to attend (as invited speaker) the Workshop on Eating Behaviour and Obesity , September, 2012 Lecce, Italy
2012
6- months scholarship (1000 Euro) of the Italian Society of Pharmacology for selected young researchers to attend International laboratories
2013
Travel award (1.000 $) of the Society for the Study of Ingestive Behavior (SSIB), to attend (as invited speaker) the 21st Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Ingestive Behavior. New Orleans, LA
2013
Best poster Award (500 Euro) of the Italian Society of Pharmacology during the national meeting of the Italian Society of Pharmacology, Torino, Italy
2015
Travel award (500 Euro) of the Italian Society for Neuroscience (SINS) to attend (as invited speaker) the 16th Congress for the SINS, Cagliari, Italy
2017
Travel award (500 Euro) of the Italian Society for Neuroscience (SINS) to attend (as invited speaker) the 17th Congress for the SINS, Ischia, Italy
2017
Farmaindustria Award (5.000 Euro) of the Italian Society of Pharmacology (SIF) for young researchers for their scientific achievements
2017
Best poster Award (500 Euro) of the Italian Society of Pharmacology during the national meeting of the Italian Society of Pharmacology, Rimini, Italy
2017
Alberigo Benedicenti Award (2.000 Euro) of the University of Florence, Italy to Young Pharmacology Experts ( Cultori della materia ), who have demonstrated the best scientific activity in the field of pharmacology and toxicology studies during the years 2014-2016.
2018
Winner of a Teaching assignments for staff Mobility within the framework of the Erasmus Swiss-European Mobility Programme 2017/2018 (amount credited 1.350 CHF).
2018
Certificate of merit for being classified among the 10 best project proposals received (out of 400 proposals) for the L'Oréal Italy-UNESCO For Women in Science 2017/2018 Edition.

Membership
Society for Neuroscience (SFN)
European Behavioural Pharmacology Society (EBPS)
Society for the Study of Ingestive Behavior (SSIB)
Italian Society for Neuroscience (SINS)
Società Italiana di Farmacologia (SIF)

Funding grants as PI-principal investigator

2014
Ricerche Universitarie Sapienza Università di Roma 3.000
2015
Ricerche Universitarie 2013 Sapienza Università di Roma 2.000
2016
Ricerche Universitarie Sapienza Università di Roma 2.000
2017
Ricerche Universitarie Sapienza Università di Roma 2.250
2018
Ricerche Universitarie Sapienza Università di Roma 2.000

Scientific publications (Peer-reviewed)

1. The endocannabinoid system as a target for novel anxiolytic and antidepressant drugs. Gaetani S, Dipasquale P, Romano A, Righetti L, Cassano T, Piomelli D. and Cuomo V. International Review of Neurobiology 2009, 85:57-72.

2. The fat-induced satiety factor OEA suppresses feeding through central release of oxytocin. Gaetani S, Fu J, Cassano T, Dipasquale P, Romano A, Righetti L, Cianci S, Laconca L, Giannini E, Scaccianoce S, Mairesse J, Cuomo V, and Piomelli D. Journal of Neuroscience 2010, 30:8096-101.

3. Evaluation of the emotional phenotype and serotonergic neurotransmission of fatty acid amide hydrolase-deficient mice. Cassano T, Gaetani S, Macheda T, Laconca L, Romano A, Morgese MG, Cimmino CS, Chiarotti F, Bambico FR, Gobbi G, Cuomo V, and Piomelli D. Psychopharmacology 2011, 214:465-76.

4. Oleoylethanolamide: a new player in energy metabolism control. Role in Food intake. Dipasquale P*, Romano A*, Cianci S, Rigetti L, Gaetani S. Drug Discovery Today: Disease Mechanisms. 2010, 7: e169-e174. *equal contribution.

5. Olfactory memory is impaired in a triple transgenic model of Alzheimer disease. Cassano T*, Romano A*, Macheda T, Colangeli R, Petrella A, LaFerla FM, Cuomo V, Gaetani S. Behavioural Brain Research 2011, 224:408-12. *equal contribution.

6. Glutamatergic alterations and mitochondrial impairment in a murine model of Alzheimer disease. Cassano T, Serviddio G, Gaetani S, Romano A, Dipasquale P, Cianci S, Bellanti F, Laconca L, Romano AD, Padalino I, LaFerla FM, Nicoletti F, Cuomo V, Vendemiale G. Neurobiology of Aging 2012, 33:1121 e1-12.

7. The satiety signal oleoylethanolamide stimulates oxytocin neurosecretion from rat hypothalamic neurons. Romano A, Cassano T, Tempesta B, Cianci S, Dipasquale P, Coccurello R, Cuomo V, Gaetani S. Peptides 2013, 49:21-6.

8. Hindbrain noradrenergic input to the hypothalamic PVN mediates the activation of oxytocinergic neurons induced by the satiety factor oleoylethanolamide. Romano A, Potes C, Tempesta B, Cassano T, Cuomo V, Lutz T, and Gaetani S. American Journal of Physiology, Endocrinology and Metabolism 2013, 305(10):E1266-73.

9. 5-S-Cysteinyldopamine neurotoxicity: influence on the expression of alpha-Synuclein and of ERp57 in cellular and animal models of Parkison's disease. Aureli C, Cassano T, Masci A, Francioso A, Martire S, Cocciolo A, Chichiarelli S, Romano A, Gaetani S, Mancini P, Fontana M, d'Erme M, Mosca L. Journal of Neuroscience Research 2014, 92(3):347-58.

10. Altered expression of the CB1 cannabinoid receptor in the triple transgenic mouse model of Alzheimer's disease. Bedse G*, Romano A*, Cianci S, Lavecchia AM, Pace L, Elphick MR, LaFerla FM, Vendemiale G, Grillo C, Altieri F, Cassano T and Gaetani S. Journal of Alzheimer's disease 2014, 40 (3):701-12 *equal contribution

11. Oleoylethanolamide: a novel potential pharmacological alternative to cannabinoid antagonists for the control of appetite. Romano A, Coccurello R, Giacovazzo G, Bedse G, Moles A, Gaetani S. BioMed Research International, 2014, 2014:203425.

12. High dietary fat intake influences the activation of specific hindbrain and hypothalamic nuclei by the satiety factor oleoylethanolamide. Romano A, Karimian Azari E, Tempesta B, Mansouri A, Micioni Di Bonaventura MV, Ramachandran D, Lutz TA, Bedse G, Langhans W, Gaetani S. Physiology and Behaviour, 2014, 136:55-62.

13. Vagal afferents are not necessary for the satiety effect of the gut lipid messenger oleoylethanolamide (OEA). Karimian Azari E, Ramachandran D, Weibel S, Arnold M, Romano A, Gaetani S, Langhans W, Mansouri A. The American Journal of Physiology Regulatory, Integrative and Comparative Physiology, 2014, 307(2): R167-78.

14. Satiety factor oleoylethanolamide recruits the brain histaminergic system to inhibit food intake. Provensi G, Munari L, Umehara H, Coccurello R, Giacovazzo G, Galeotti N, Nosi D, Gaetani S, Romano A, Moles A, Blandina P and Passani MB. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 2014, 111(31): 11527-32.

15. Depressive-like behaviour is paired to monoaminergic alteration in a murine model of Alzheimer's disease. Romano A, Pace L, Tempesta B, Lavecchia AM, Macheda T, Bedse G, Petrella A, Vendemiale G, Gaetani S, Cassano T. International journal of Neuropsycopharmacology 2014, 18(4).

16. Role of the basolateral amygdala in mediating the effects of the fatty acid amide hydrolase inhibitor URB597 on HPA axis response to stress. Bedse G, Colangeli R, Lavecchia AM, Romano A, Altieri F, Cifani C, Cassano T, Gaetani S. European Neurophsycopharmacology, 2014, 24:1511-23.

17. Role of bed nucleus of the stria terminalis corticotrophin-releasing factor receptors in frustration stress-induced binge-like palatable food consumption in female rats with a history of food restriction. Micioni Di Bonaventura MV, Ciccocioppo R, Romano A, Bossert J, Rice K, Ubaldi M, St. Laurent R, Gaetani S, Massi M, Shaham Y, Cifani C. Journal of Neuroscience, 2014, 34 :11316-24.

18. Endocannabinoid signaling and food addiction. D'Addario C, Micioni di Bonaventura MV, Pucci M, Romano A, Gaetani S, Ciccocioppo R, Cifani C, Maccarrone M. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, 2014, 47:203-24

19. The role of endocannabinoid signaling in the molecular mechanisms of neurodegeneration in Alzheimer disease. Bedse G, Romano A, Lavecchia AM, Cassano T and Gaetani S. Journal of Alzheimer's disease, 2015, 43(4):1115-36.

20. Inhibition of anandamide hydrolysis enhances noradrenergic and GABAergic transmission in the prefrontal cortex and basolateral amygdala of rats subjected to acute swim stress. Bedse G, Romano A, Tempesta B, Lavecchia MA, Pace L, Bellomo A, Duranti A, Micioni di Bonaventura MV, Cifani C, Cassano T, Gaetani S. Journal of Neuroscience Research, 2015, 93:777-87.

21. Regulation of hypothalamic neuropeptides gene expression in diet induced obesity resistant rats: possible targets for obesity prediction? Cifani C, Micioni Di Bonaventura MV, Pucci M, Giusepponi ME, Romano A, Di Francesco A, Maccarrone M, D'Addario C. Frontiers in Neuroscience, 2015, 9:187.

22. Central mechanisms mediating the hypophagic effects of oleoylethanolamide and N-acylphosphatidylethanolamines: different lipid signals? Romano A, Tempesta B, Provensi G, Passani MB, Gaetani S. Frontiers in Pharmacology, 2015, 6: 137.

23. The role of brain cholesterol and its oxidized products in Alzheimer's disease. Giudetti A, Romano A, Lavecchia M, Gaetani S. Current Alzheimer Research, 2016, 13:198-205.

24. Epigenetic regulation of nociceptin/orphanin FQ and corticotropin-releasing factor system genes in frustration stress-induced binge-like palatable food consumption.Pucci M, Micioni Di Bonaventura MV, Giusepponi ME, Romano A, Filaferro M, Maccarrone M, Ciccocioppo R, Cifani C, D'Addario C. Addiction Biology, 2016, 21:1168-1185.

25. From autism to eating disorders and more: the role of oxytocin in neuropsychiatric disorders. Romano A, Tempesta B, Micioni Di Bonaventura MV, Gaetani S. Frontiers in Neuroscience, 2016, 9:497.

26. Eating disorders: from bench to bedside and back. Gaetani S, Romano A, Provensi G, Ricca V, Lutz T, Passani MB. Journal of Neurochemistry. 2016, 139(5):691-699.

27. Fats for thoughts: An update on brain fatty acid metabolism. Romano A, Koczwara JB, Gallelli CA, Vergara D, Bonaventura MV, Gaetani S, Giudetti AM. The International Journal of Biochemistry & Cell Biology. 2017, 84:40-45.

28. Linking lipid peroxidation and neuropsychiatric disorders: focus on 4-hydroxy-2-nonenal. Romano A, Serviddio G, Calcagnini S, Villani R, Giudetti AM, Cassano T, Gaetani S. Free Radical Biology & Medicine 2017, 111:281-293.

29. Estrogenic suppression of binge-like eating elicited by cyclic food restriction and frustrative-nonreward stress in female rats. Micioni Di Bonaventura MV, Lutz TA, Romano A, Pucci M, Geary N, Asarian L, Cifani C. International Journal of eating disorders, 2017, 50(6):624-635.

30. Cannabinoid receptor 2 signaling in neurodegenerative disorders: from pathogenesis to a promising therapeutic target. Cassano T, Calcagnini S, Pace L, De Marco F, Romano A, Gaetani S. Frontiers in Neuroscience, 2017, 11:30

31. Alterations of clock gene RNA expression in brain regions of the triple transgenic model of Alzheimer Disease. Bellanti F, Iannelli G, Blonda M, Tamborra R, Villani R, Romano A, Mazzoccoli G, Vinciguerra M, Vendemiale G, Cassano T, Serviddio G. Journal of Alzheimer's disease, 2017, 017;59(2):615-631.

32. Role of the area postrema in the hypophagic effects of oleoylethanolamide. Romano A, Gallelli CA, Koczwara JB, Braegger FE, Micioni Di Bonaventura MV, Cifani C, Lutz TA, Vitalone A, Falchi M, Cassano T, Gaetani S. Pharmacological Research, 2017, 122:20-34.

33. Increased intake of energy-dense diet and negative energy balance in a mouse model of chronic psychosocial defeat. Roberto Coccurello*, Romano A*, Giacovazzo G, Tempesta B, Fiore M, Giudetti AM, Marrocco I, Altieri F, Moles A, Gaetani S. European Journal of Nutrition, 2018, 57(4):1485-1498. *equal contribution

34. Palmitoylethanolamide dampens reactive astrogliosis and improves neuronal trophic support in a triple transgenic model of Alzheimer's disease: in vitro and in vivo evidence. Bronzuoli MR, Facchinetti R, Steardo L Jr, Romano A, Stecca C, Passarella S, Steardo L, Cassano T, Scuderi C. Oxidative Medicine and Cellular Longevity, 2018, 4720532.

35. Chronic psychosocial defeat differently affects lipid metabolism in liver and white adipose tissue and induces hepatic oxidative stress in mice fed a high-fat diet. Giudetti AM, Testini M, Vergara D, Priore P, Damiano F, Gallelli CA, Romano A, Villani R, Cassano T, Siculella L, Gnoni GV, Moles A, Coccurello R, Gaetani S. The FASEB Journal 2018, in press. doi: 10.1096/fj.201801130R

36. Modulation of the Oxidative Stress and Lipid Peroxidation by Endocannabinoids and Their Lipid Analogues. Gallelli CA, Calcagnini S, Romano A, Koczwara JB, de Ceglia ML, Dante D, Villani R, Giudetti AM, Cassano T, Gaetani S. Antioxidants (Basel), 2018, 7 (7). doi: 10.3390/antiox7070093.

37. Regulation of adenosine A(2A) receptor gene expression in a model of binge eating in the amygdaloid complex of female rats. Micioni Di Bonaventura MV, Pucci M, Giusepponi ME, Romano A, Lambertucci C, Volpini R, Micioni Di Bonaventura E, Gaetani S, Maccarrone M, D'Addario C, Cifani C. J Psychopharmacol. 2019 Jun 4:269881119845798. doi: 10.1177/0269881119845798.

38. Early intrathecal infusion of everolimus restores cognitive function and mood in a murine model of Alzheimer's disease. Cassano T, Magini A, Giovagnoli S, Polchi A, Calcagnini S, Pace L, Lavecchia MA, Scuderi C, Bronzuoli MR, Ruggeri L, Gentileschi MP, Romano A, Gaetani S, De Marco F, Emiliani C, Dolcetta D. Exp Neurol. 2019 Jan;311:88-105. doi: 10.1016/j.expneurol.2018.09.011

Part XI- Oral and poster presentations at national and international conferences
2. Neuroscience meeting (SOCIETY FOR NEUROSCIENCE), Washington, DC, November 2008 The effects of oleoylethanolamide on feeding behaviour involve hypothalamic oxytocin neurons S Gaetani, J Fu, P Dipasquale, L Righetti, A Romano, V Cuomo, D Piomelli.
3. Biennal Meeting EUROPEAN BEHAVIOURAL PHARMACOLOGY SOCIETY (EBPS) Rome, September 2009 The effects of oleoylethanolamide on feeding behaviour involve hypothalamic oxytocin neurons S Gaetani, J Fu, T Cassano, P Dipasquale, A Romano, L Righetti, S Cianci, L Laconca, E Giannini, S Scaccianoce, J Mairesse, V Cuomo, D Piomelli.
4. Biennal Meeting EUROPEAN BEHAVIOURAL PHARMACOLOGY SOCIETY (EBPS) Rome, September 2009 Social memory impairment in a triple-transgenic mouse model of Alzheimer's disease is accompanied by monoaminergic alterations A Romano, T Cassano, S Gaetani, L Laconca, T Macheda, L Righetti, S Cianci, M G Morgese, T Mastrantonio, S Oddo, F M Laferla, V Cuomo.
5. Biennal Meeting EUROPEAN BEHAVIOURAL PHARMACOLOGY SOCIETY (EBPS) Rome, September 2009 Acute administration of oleoylethanolamide affects behavioral satiety sequence in mice: a comparative study with rimonabant effects L Righetti, A Romano, R Coccurello, P Dipasquale, S Bellantuono, F R D'Amato, V Cuomo, A Moles, S Gaetani.
6. Neuroscience meeting (SOCIETY FOR NEUROSCIENCE), Chicago, October 2009 Social memory impairment in a triple-transgenic mouse model of Alzheimer's disease is accompanied by monoaminergic alterations A Romano, T Cassano, S Gaetani, L Laconca, T Macheda, L Righetti, S Cianci, M G Morgese, T Mastrantonio, S Oddo, F M Laferla, V Cuomo.
7. Neuroscience meeting (SOCIETY FOR NEUROSCIENCE), Chicago, October 2009 Acute administration of oleoylethanolamide affects behavioral satiety sequence in mice: A comparative study with rimonabant effects L Righetti, A Romano, R Coccurello, P Dipasquale, S Bellantuono, F R D'Amato, V Cuomo, A Moles, S Gaetani.
8. Neuroscience meeting (SOCIETY FOR NEUROSCIENCE), Chicago, October 2009 Chronic psychosocial stress enhances intake of high fat diet and reverse the high fat diet induced increased expression of POMC in the hypothalamus of C57/BL6 mice A Moles, S Bellantuono, L Righetti, R Coccurello, A Romano, P Dipasquale, S Remiddi, S Cianci, F R D'Amato, S Gaetani.
9. Neuroscience meeting (SOCIETY FOR NEUROSCIENCE), Chicago, October 2009 The satiety factor oleoylethanolamide enhances central and peripheral oxytocinergic tone P Dipasquale, S Gaetani, J Fu, T Cassano, A Romano, L Righetti, S Cianci, L Laconca, S Scaccianoce, J Mairesse, V Cuomo, D Piomelli.
10. National congress of the Italian Society of Pharmacology, Rimini, October 2009 Social memory impairment in a triple-transgenic mouse model of Alzheimer's disease is accompanied by monoaminergic alterations A Romano, T Cassano, S Gaetani, L Laconca, T Macheda, L Righetti, S Cianci, M G Morgese, T Mastrantonio, S Oddo, F M Laferla, V Cuomo.
11. National congress of the Italian Society of Pharmacology, Rimini, October 2009 Acute administration of oleoylethanolamide affects behavioral satiety sequence in mice: a comparative study with rimonabant effects L Righetti, A Romano, R Coccurello, P Dipasquale, S Bellantuono, F R D'Amato, V Cuomo, A Moles, S Gaetani.
12. National congress of the Italian Society of Pharmacology, Rimini, October 2009 The effects of oleoylethanolamide on feeding behaviour involve hypothalamic oxytocin neurons P Dipasquale, S Gaetani, J Fu, T Cassano, A Romano, L Righetti, S Cianci, L Laconca, E Giannini, S Scaccianoce, D Piomelli, V Cuomo.
13. 16th World Congress of Basic and Clinical Pharmacology Copenaghen, July 2010 The fat-induced satiety factor OEA suppresses feeding through central release of oxytocin A Romano, S Gaetani, J Fu, T Cassano, P Dipasquale, L Righetti, S Cianci, L Laconca, E Giannini, S Scaccianoce, D Piomelli,V Cuomo.
14. Neuroscience meeting (SOCIETY FOR NEUROSCIENCE), San Diego, November 2010 Glutamate and mitochondrial deficits accompany olfactory memory loss in triple-transgenic mice, a model of Alzheimer's disease T Cassano, S Gaetani, G Serviddio, T Macheda, L Laconca, P Dipasquale, S Cianci, A Romano, I Padalino, S Oddo, F Laferla, G Vendemiale, F Nicoletti, V Cuomo.
15. National Congress of the Italian Society of Pharmacology, Bologna, Settembre 2011 Glutamatergic alterations and mitocondrial impairment in a murine model of Alzheimer's disease A Romano, T Cassano, P Dipasquale, S Cianci, A Petrella, S Cimino, S Gaetani, V Cuomo.
16. 20th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Ingestive Behavior, Zurich, July 2012 Oleoylethanolamide is a gut-derived satiety factor controlling feeding behaviour through the activation of hypothalamic oxytocinergic neurons. A Romano, S Gaetani, V Cuomo.
17. EBPS Workshop on Eating Behaviour and Obesity , Lecce, September 2012. The satiety signal Oleoylethanolamide stimulates Oxytocin release from hypothalamic neurons. A. Romano, T. Cassano, P. Dipasquale, T. Lutz, S. Gaetani (oral presentation).
18. 16th Seminario Nazionale assegnisti e dottorandi organized by the Italian Society of Pharmacology, Rimini 16-19 September 2012. Olfactory memory results impaired in a triple transgenic model of Alzheimer disease . B Tempesta, A Romano, M Lavecchia, T Cassano, S Gaetani, V Cuomo.
19. XXI Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Ingestive Behavior, New Orleans LA, July 2013. Hindbrain noradrenergic input to paraventricular hypothalamus mediate the activation of oxytocinergic neurons induced by the satiety factor oleoylethanolamide. A. Romano, C. Potes, B. Tempesta, V. Cuomo,T. Lutz and S. Gaetani
20. National Congress of the Italian Society of Pharmacology Torino, October 2013 Hindbrain noradrenergic input to paraventricular hypothalamus mediates the activation of oxytocinergic neurons induced by the satiety factor oleoylethanolamide A. Romano, C. Potes, B. Tempesta, T. Lutz, S. Gaetani, V. Cuomo.
21. National Congress of the Italian Society of Pharmacology Torino, October 2013 Mice exposed to chronic psychosocial stress overeat palatable energy dense food and show altered expression of selected neuropeptides in key brain areas B Tempesta, A Romano, R Coccurello, S Cianci, S Bellantuono, A Moles, S Gaetani, V Cuomo.
22. National Congress of the Italian Society of Pharmacology Torino, October 2013 Distribution patterns of CB1 mRNA and protein in a triple transgenic mouse model of Alzheimer's disease: a longitudinal study M Lavecchia, G Bedse, A Romano, M Elphick, S Gaetani, T Cassano and V Cuomo.
23. Neuroscience meeting (SOCIETY FOR Washington (USA), November 2014 High dietary fat intake influences the activation of specific hindbrain and hypothalamic nuclei by the satiety factor oleoylethanolamide B. Tempesta, A. Romano, E. Karimian, Azari, A. Mansouri, MV Micioni Di Bonaventura, T. Lutz, G. Bedse, W. Langhans, S. Gaetani.
24. 18th National congress of the Italian Society of Neuropsychopharmacology, June 2014 Epigenetic regulation of A2A gene transcription in a model of binge eating in the amygdala complex of female rats C Cifani, MV Micioni Di Bonaventura, M Pucci, ME Giusepponi, C Lambertucci, R Volpini, A Romano, S Gaetani, M Massi, M Maccarrone, C D'Addario.
25. 9th FENS Forum July 2014 Role of CRF receptors in compulsive food consumption in a model of binge eating in female rats . MV Micioni Di Bonaventura, M Ubaldi, JB Bossert, RM St. Laurent, ME Giusepponi, A Romano, S Gaetani, R Ciccocioppo, Y Shaham, C Cifani.
26. 17th Seminar of PhD Students and Research Fellows of the Italian Society of Pharmacology September, 2014 Effect of adenosine A2A receptor ligands on binge eating episodes in female rats MV Micioni Di Bonaventura, M Pucci, ME Giusepponi, A Romano, C Lambertucci, R Volpini, M Maccarrone, C D'Addario, C Cifani.
27. 37th National Congress of the Italian Society of Pharmacology Napoli, October 2015. Epigenetic regulation of nociceptin/orphanin FQ and corticotropin-releasing factor system genes in frustration stress-induced binge-like palatable food consumption ME Giusepponi, MV.Micioni Di Bonaventura, M Pucci, A Romano, M Maccarrone, R Ciccocioppo, C D'Addario, C.Cifani.
28. 37th National Congress of the Italian Society of Pharmacology Napoli, October 2015. Vagal afferents are not strictly necessary for the anorectic effect of the endogenous lipid oleoylethanolamide CA Gallelli*, A Romano*, JB Koczwara, EK Azari, W Langhans, S Gaetani *equal contribution.
29. 37th National Congress of the Italian Society of Pharmacology Napoli, October 2015. Novel insights on the central mechanisms mediating the hypophagic effects of oleoylethanolamide JB Koczwara*, A Romano*, CA Gallelli, FE Braegger, TA Lutz, S Gaetani *equal contribution.
30. 37th National Congress of the Italian Society of Pharmacology Napoli, October 2015. Estradiol-dependent decreases in emotional binge-like eating are associated with decreased brain pERK expression in ovariectomized rats MV Micioni Di Bonaventura, TA Lutz, A Romano, L Asarian, C Cifani.
31. 37th National Congress of the Italian Society of Pharmacology Napoli, October 2015. Regulation of hypothalamic neuropeptides gene expression in diet induced obesity resistant rats: possible targets for obesity prediction? C Cifani, MV Micioni Di Bonaventura, ME Giusepponi, M Pucci, A Romano, A Di Francesco, M Maccarrone, C D'Addario.
32. 37th National Congress of the Italian Society of Pharmacology Napoli, October 2015. Effect of oleoylethanolamide in an animal model of binge eating and in a model of reinstatement of high- fat food seeking ME Giusepponi, MV Micioni Di Bonaventura, A Romano, S Gaetani, C Cifani.
33. 37th National Congress of the Italian Society of Pharmacology Napoli, October 2015. Comorbid depression in Alzheimer's disease (AD): novel observations from a longitudinal study in the triple-transgenic mouse model AM Lavecchia, A Romano, L Pace, T Cassano, S Gaetani
34. 24th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Ingestive Behavior, Porto, Portugal 2016. New advances on the brain mechanisms underlying 232 the hypophagic effect of oleoylethanolamide: role of the area postrema. A. Romano, C.A. Gallelli, J.B. Koczwara, F.E. Braegger, T.A. Lutz, S. Gaetani.
35. 24th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Ingestive Behavior, Porto, Portugal 2016. Estradiol-dependent decreases in emotional binge-like eating are associated with decreased brain pERK expression in ovariectomized rats. MV. Micioni di Bonaventura, TA Lutz, A Romano, L. Asarian, C Cifani.
36. National Congress for PhD students in Neuroscience organized from the Italian Society of Neuroscience, Napoli, February 2017. Oleoylethanolamide: a fatty gut lipid to combat obesity and eating disorders JB Koczwara*, CA Gallelli*, A Romano, MV Micioni di Bonaventura, ME Giusepponi, T Cassano, C Cifani, S Gaetani. * Equal contribution.
37. Biennal Meeting of the European Behavioural Pharmacology Society (EBPS), Heraklion, Crete, Greece August- September 2017. Effects of subdiaphragmatic deafferentation on oleoylethanolamide-induced Fos expression in brain areas involved in the control of feeding behaviour . JB Koczwara, A Romano, CA Gallelli, EK Azari, W Langhans, S Gaetani
38. Biennal Meeting EUROPEAN BEHAVIOURAL PHARMACOLOGY SOCIETY (EBPS), Heraklion, Crete, Greece August-September 2017. Effects of oleoylethanolamide on mesolimbic dopaminergic transmission in an animal model of binge eating . CA Gallelli, A Romano, JB Koczwara, MV Micioni Di Bonaventura, ME Giusepponi, T Cassano, C Cifani, S Gaetani.
39. Biennal Meeting of the European Behavioural Pharmacology Society, Heraklion, Crete, Greece August-September 2017. Role of the area postrema in the hypophagic effects of oleoylethanolamide A Romano, CA Gallelli, JB Koczwara, MV Micioni di Bonaventura, C Cifani, FE Braegger, T Lutz, S Gaetani.
40. Biennal Meeting of the European Behavioural Pharmacology Society, Heraklion, Crete, Greece August-September 2017. Everolimus rescues the early learning and memory deficits and ameliorates the AD-like pathology in the 3_tg-AD mice . Calcagnini S., Romano A., Gaetani S., Dolcetta D. and Cassano T.
41. XVII Annual Meeting of the Italian Society of Neuroscience (SINS), Lacco Ameno Ischia, Italy October 2017. Everolimus rescues the early learning and memory deficits and ameliorates the AD-like pathology in the 3_tg-AD mice . Calcagnini S., Romano A., Gaetani S., Dolcetta D. and Cassano T.
42. XVII Annual Meeting of the Italian Society of Neuroscience (SINS), Lacco Ameno Ischia, Italy October 2017. Effects of Oleoylethanolamide on mesolimbic dopaminergic transmission in an animal model of binge eating . CA Gallelli, A Romano, JB Koczwara, MV Micioni Di Bonaventura, ME Giusepponi, T Cassano, C Cifani, S Gaetani.
41. XVII Annual Meeting of the Italian Society of Neuroscience (SINS), Lacco Ameno Ischia, Italy October 2017. Effects of subdiaphragmatic deafferentation on oleoylethanolamide-induced Fos expression in brain areas involved in the control of feeding behaviour . JB Koczwara, A Romano, CA Gallelli, EK Azari, W Langhans, S Gaetani.
42. National congress of the Italian Society of Pharmacology, Rimini, October 2017. Effects of subdiaphragmatic deafferentation on oleoylethanolamide-induced Fos expression in brain areas involved in the control of feeding behaviour . JB Koczwara, A Romano, CA Gallelli, EK Azari, W Langhans, S Gaetani.
43 National congress of the Italian Society of Pharmacology, Rimini, October 2017. Role of the area postrema in the hypophagic effects of oleoylethanolamide . CA Gallelli, A Romano, JB Koczwara, MV Micioni di Bonaventura, C Cifani, FE Braegger, T Lutz, S Gaetani.
44. National congress of the Italian Society of Pharmacology, Rimini, October 2017. Chronic Oleoylethanolamide Treatment in Diet-Induced Obese Rats: Effect on Food Intake, Body Weight and Gut Microbiota . A Romano, ML Rastelli, JB Koczwara, CA Gallelli, PD Cani, S Gaetani.
45. National Congress for PhD students in Neuroscience organized from the Italian Society of Neuroscience, Napoli, February 2018. Effects of the satiety signal oleoylethanolamide on binge-like food consumption in female rats CA Gallelli, A Romano, MV Micioni Di Bonaventura, JB Koczwara, ME Giusepponi, T Cassano, C Cifani, S Gaetani.
46. National Congress for PhD students in Neuroscience organized from the Italian Society of Neuroscience, Napoli, February 2018. Anti-obesity effects of oleoylethanolamide in a rodent model of diet-induced obesity ML de Ceglia, A Romano, M Rastelli, A Everard, JB Koczwara, CA Gallelli, PD Cani, S Gaetani.
47. 28th Annual Symposium of the International Cannabinoid Research Society (ICRS), Leiden, The Netherlands, July 2018. The selective inhibition of FAAH ameliorates cognitive decline, depressive-like symptoms and neuropathological alterations in a murine model of Alzheimer's disease Calcagnini S, Bedse G, Lavecchia AM, Caruso A, Scaccianoce S, de Ceglia M, Gallelli CA, Romano A, Cassano T and Gaetani S.

Invited lectures at international and national conferences
1. EBPS Workshop on Eating Behaviour and Obesity , Lecce, September 2012. The satiety signal Oleoylethanolamide stimulates Oxytocin release from hypothalamic neurons. A. Romano, T. Cassano, P. Dipasquale, T. Lutz, S. Gaetani.
2. XXI Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Ingestive Behavior, New Orleans LA, July 2013. Hindbrain noradrenergic input to paraventricular hypothalamus mediate the activation of oxytocinergic neurons induced by the satiety factor oleoylethanolamide. A. Romano, C. Potes, B. Tempesta, V. Cuomo, T. Lutz and S. Gaetani.
3. XVI Annual Meeting of the Italian Society of Neuroscience (SINS), Cagliari, Italy October 2015. Role of oleoylethanolamide in the gut-to-brain axis : possible implications for the treatment of obesity and eating disorders . Adele Romano.
4. 37th National Congress of the Italian Society of Pharmacology Napoli, October 2015. High dietary fat intake influences the central effects of the satiety factor oleoylethanolamide: possible implications for obesity management A. Romano, S. Gaetani.
5. 8th Swiss Winter Conference on Ingestive Behavior, Saint Morritz February, March 2017. Role of oleoylethanolamide in the gut-to-brain axis : possible implications for the treatment of obesity and eating disorders Adele Romano, Cristina Anna Gallelli, Justina Barbara Koczwara, Maria Vittoria Micioni di Bonaventura, Mariaelena Giusepponi, Carlo Cifani, Thomas Lutz and Silvana Gaetani
6. XVII Annual Meeting of the Italian Society of Neuroscience (SINS), Ischia, Italy October 2017. Role of the satiety signal oleoylethanolamide in frustration stress-induced binge-like palatable food consumption in female rats with a history of food restriction Adele Romano, Maria Vittoria Micioni di Bonaventura, Cristina Anna Gallelli, Justina Barbara Koczwara, Mariaelena Giusepponi, Carlo Cifani and Silvana Gaetani
7. 9th Swiss Winter Conference on Ingestive Behavior, Saint Morritz February, February 2018. Effects of the satiety signal oleoylethanolamide on binge-like food consumption in female rats Adele Romano, Maria Vittoria Micioni di Bonaventura, Cristina Anna Gallelli, Justina Barbara Koczwara, Mariaelena Giusepponi, Tommaso Cassano, Carlo Cifani and Silvana Gaetani.

National and international collaboration (in course)
1) Italy: Prof. Carlo Cifani, Associate Professor of Pharmacology, University of Camerino
2) Italy: Prof. Tommaso Cassano, Associate Professor of Pharmacology, University of Foggia
3) Italy: Prof. Maria Beatrice Passani, Associate Professor of Pharmacology, University of Florence
4) Switzerland: Prof. Thomas Lutz, Full Professor for Veterinary Physiology and Deputy director of the Institute of Veterinary Physiology, University of Zurich.
5) Switzerland: Prof. Wolfang Langhans, Full Professor and ad interim Chair of the Department of Health Sciences and Technology, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Zurich - ETH Zurich.
6) New Zeland: Prof. Pawel K. Olszewski, Senior Lecturer (Physiology), FSEN, University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand; Adjunct Associate Professor; Dept. of Food Science and Nutrition, University of Minnesota, St. Paul, MN, USA;

Other scientific activities
Referee for European Journal of Lipid Science and Technology
Referee for the Journal Physiology and Behavior
Referee for the Journal Frontiers in Pharmacology
Member of the Review Editorial Board of the Journal Frontiers in Pharmacology (Experimental Pharmacology and Drug Discovery)
Invited as Topic Editor of a Frontiers Research Topic for the Journal Frontiers in Pharmacology