In 1995, Dr Teresa Trotta was graduated in Biological Sciences, University of Bari, Italy. In 2000, she had PhD in “Human and Experimental Morphology (macroscopy, microscopy and ultrastructural)”, Faculty of Medicine, University of Bari, where she also specialized in “Clinical Pathology” (2003). In 1997 she was PhD host at the Immunopathology laboratory of the “Microbiology, Tumor and Cell Biology (MTC) Department” in Karolinska Institute of Stockholm (Sweden). She had fellowship at the Laboratory of Serum and Vaccine of Experimental Zoo-prophylactic Institute of Puglia and Basilicata (Italy) (2000) and at Human Anatomy laboratory of the Department of Human Anatomy and Histology, University of Bari (2004). Since 2005 Dr Trotta is Research Assistant Professor of Human Anatomy at the Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, Medical Faculty, University of Foggia, Italy. She is also involved in teaching activity as Assistant Professor of Human Anatomy in Medical School and in Dentistry School at University of Foggia. The research fields are focused on the study of different plant antioxidant and vitamin action in modulatory response of microglia and in animal model of Parkinson’s disease. Furthermore, she studied the role of TLR-4 in the brain and the microvesicle role in neurodegenerative diseases. She was reviewer for ACS Chemical Neuroscience, Current Pharmaceutical Design (Bentham Science), Stem Cells International and African Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology (AJPP), and invited review board for Journal of Stem Cell Research and Medicine. She is author or co-author of 24 articles on peer reviewed international journals and indexed on PubMed.
Teresa Trotta research fields are focused on study of extracellular vesicle role in neurodegenerative diseases, effects of plant antioxidants and vitamins in microglia, stem cells and neuroinflammation.