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Professor Massimo Caputo

Professor Massimo Caputo

Professor Massimo Caputo
MD(Naples), MCh(Bristol)

Professor of Congenital Heart Surgery

Area of research

Cardiac Surgery

Level 7,
Bristol Royal Infirmary, Upper Maudlin Street BS2 8HW
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Fax. +44 (0) 117 34 28857
Tel. +44 (0) 117 34 28854 ext 28854

Research summary

Research Interests:

Experimental

  • Transcriptomics and proteonomics in congenital heart disease
  • Identifying the optimal stem cell populations for vascular tissue regeneration used in congenital heart surgery
  • Regenerative stem cell biology for children with heart failure
  • Pulmonary hypertension
  • Bicuspid aortic valve and Marfan syndrome
  • Effect of oxidative stress in cardiomyocytes during different stages of postnatal development
  • The role of mitochondria in increased vulnerability to cardiac insults of hearts and cardiomyocytes isolated from mice fed Western style high-fat diet
  • The role of ventricular arrhythmias in sudden death associated with coronary artery disease
  • Effect of oxidative stress and the role of mitochondria in hearts ...

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Biography

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Date of Birth  02.05.1968

Nationality    Italian                         

PRESENT APPOINTMENT

Visiting Professor of Congenital Cardiac SurgeryRUSH University Medical Center, Chicago, USA

Professor of Congenital Heart Surgery/Consultant in Cardiothoracic Surgery,

University of Bristol/University Hospital Bristol NHS Foundation Trust

PREVIOUS APPOINTMENTS

 2008-2012       Reader/Consultant in Cardiothoracic Surgery,  University of Bristol/University Hospital Bristol NHS Trust

2004-2008       Senior Lecturer/Consultant in Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Bristol/University Hospital Bristol NHS Trust

 2003-2004       Attending Surgeon in Paediatric Surgery, Thorax Centre, University of Leiden, The Netherland.

2000-2003       Senior Registrar/Lecturer, Cardiac, Anaesthetic and Radiological Sciences, Bristol Royal Infirmary, University of ...

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