Maria Serafina Ristaldi

Senior Researcher

Area of interest:

Principal Investigator. Globin gene regulation and erythropoiesis in vitro and in vivo. Experimental therapeutic approaches for the cure of Beta Thalassemia and Sickle Cell Anemia.
Competences in molecular and cellular biology, developmental biology, gene regulation and expression, murine models.

Most significant publications:


Marongiu, Maria F; Porcu, Susanna; Poddie, Daniela; Drabek, Dubravka; Wit, Ton De; Cao, Antonio; Ristaldi, Maria S

Different switching patterns of β-thalassaemic mutations at the proximal and distal CACCC box of the human HBB (β-globin) gene Journal Article

In: British Journal of Haematology, 173 (5), pp. 794–797, 2016, ISSN: 1365-2141.

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Manchinu, Maria F; Marongiu, Maria F; Poddie, Daniela; Casu, Carla; Latini, Veronica; Simbula, Michela; Galanello, Renzo; Moi, Paolo; Cao, Antonio; Porcu, Susanna; Ristaldi, Maria S

In vivo activation of the human δ-globin gene: the therapeutic potential in β-thalassemic mice Journal Article

In: Haematologica, 99 (1), pp. 76–84, 2014, ISSN: 1592-8721.

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Crobu, Francesca; Latini, Veronica; Marongiu, Maria Franca; Sogos, Valeria; Scintu, Franca; Porcu, Susanna; Casu, Carla; Badiali, Manuela; Sanna, Adele; Manchinu, Maria Francesca; Ristaldi, Maria Serafina

Differentiation of single cell derived human mesenchymal stem cells into cells with a neuronal phenotype: RNA and microRNA expression profile Journal Article

In: Molecular Biology Reports, 39 (4), pp. 3995–4007, 2012, ISSN: 1573-4978.

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Marongiu, Maria Franca; Poddie, Daniela; Porcu, Susanna; Manchinu, Maria Francesca; Castelli, Maria Paola; Sogos, Valeria; Bini, Valentina; Frau, Roberto; Caredda, Elisabetta; Collu, Maria; Ristaldi, Maria Serafina

Reversible disruption of pre-pulse inhibition in hypomorphic-inducible and reversible CB1-/- mice Journal Article

In: PloS One, 7 (4), pp. e35013, 2012, ISSN: 1932-6203.

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