Davide Ferrari

Assistant Professor
Department of Morphology, Surgery and Experimental Medicine, Section of General Pathology
University of Ferrara, Ferrara, Italy
E-mail: davide.ferrari@unife.it
Page: http://docente.unife.it/davide.ferrari

Fields of interest

P2R signaling in inflammation


Recent publications

Gulinelli S, Salaro E, Vuerich M, Bozzato D, Pizzirani C, Bolognesi G, Idzko M, Di Virgilio F, Ferrari D.
IL-18 associates to microvesicles shed from human macrophages by a LPS/TLR-4 independent mechanism in response to P2X receptor stimulation.
Eur J Immunol. 2012;42:3334-45.

Amoroso F, Falzoni S, Adinolfi E, Ferrari D, Di Virgilio F.
The P2X7 receptor is a key modulator of aerobic glycolysis.
Cell Death Dis. 2012;3:e370.

Sanz JM, Chiozzi P, Colaianna M, Zotti M, Ferrari D, Trabace L, Zuliani G, Di Virgilio F.
Nimodipine inhibits IL-1βrelease stimulated by amyloid βfrom microglia.
Br J Pharmacol. 2012;167:1702-11.

Rossi L, Salvestrini V, Ferrari D, Di Virgilio F, Lemoli RM.
The sixth sense: hematopoietic stem cells detect danger through purinergic signaling.
Blood. 2012;120:2365-75.

Salvestrini V, Zini R, Rossi L, Gulinelli S, Manfredini R, Bianchi E, Piacibello W, Caione L, Migliardi G, Ricciardi MR, Tafuri A, Romano M, Salati S, Di Virgilio F, Ferrari S, Baccarani M, Ferrari D, Lemoli RM.
Purinergic signaling inhibits human acute myeloblastic leukemia cell proliferation, migration, and engraftment in immunodeficient mice.
Blood. 2012;119:217-26.

Ferrari D, Gulinelli S, Salvestrini V, Lucchetti G, Zini R, Manfredini R, Caione L, Piacibello W, Ciciarello M, Rossi L, Idzko M, Ferrari S, Di Virgilio F, Lemoli RM.
Purinergic stimulation of human mesenchymal stem cells potentiates their chemotactic response to CXCL12 and increases the homing capacity and production of proinflammatory cytokines.
Exp Hematol. 2011;39:360-74.

Wilhelm K, Ganesan J, Müller T, Dürr C, Grimm M, Beilhack A, Krempl CD, Sorichter S, Gerlach UV, Jüttner E, Zerweck A, Gärtner F, Pellegatti P, Di Virgilio F, Ferrari D, Kambham N, Fisch P, Finke J, Idzko M, Zeiser R.
Graft-versus-host disease is enhanced by extracellular ATP activating P2X7R.
Nat Med. 2010;16:1434-8.