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Dr. Roberta Foresti

Senior Scientist
Université Paris-Est, UMR_S955, F-94000, Creteil, France
Inserm, U955, Equipe 3, F-94000, Creteil, France

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Research Interests

  • Heme oxygenase and carbon monoxide
  • Gaseous transmitters
  • Oxidative stress
  • Mitochondria
  • Inflammation

Selected Recent Publications

  •  Foresti R, Bains S., Pitchumony TS, de Castro Brás LE, Drago F, Dubois-RandéJL, Bucolo C and Motterlini R. Small molecule activators of the Nrf2-HO-1 antioxidant axis modulate heme metabolism and inflammation in BV2 microglia cells. Pharmacol Res, 76C:132-148, 2013
  • Motterlini R and Foresti R. Heme oxygenase-1 as a target for drug discovery. Antioxid. Redox Signal. (In press), 2013
  • Motterlini R, Sawle P, Hammad J, Mann BE, Johnson TR, Green CJ and Foresti R. Vasorelaxing and Anti-inflammatory Effects of New
    Iron-Containing Carbon Monoxide-Releasing Molecules (CO-RMs). Pharmacol Res. 68:108-117, 2013
  • Desmard M,  Foresti R, Morin D, Denamur E, Crook S, Mann BE, Scapens D, Montravers P, Boczkowski  J and Motterlini R. Differential antibacterial activity against Pseudomonas aeruginosa by carbon monoxide-releasing molecules (CO-RMs) Antiox. Redox Signal. 16:153-163, 2012
  • Yabluchanskiy A, Sawle P, Homer-Vanniasinkam S, Green CJ, Foresti R and Motterlini R. CORM-3, a carbon monoxide-releasing molecule, alters the inflammatory response and reduces brain damage in a rat model of hemorrhagic stroke.Crit. Care Med. 40:544-552, 2012



POLICY STATEMENT: Biomedicine and Molecular Biosciences Action BM1005 is funded by COST, through its implementing agent the European Science Foundation.