Dr. Elena Maria Varoni

Dr. Elena Maria Varoni

Professor
University of Eastern Piedmont, Italy


Highest Degree
Ph.D. in Biotechmological Applications from University of Eastern Piedmont, Italy

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Area of Interest:

Medicine
100%
Oral Health
62%
Dentistry
90%
Phytochemicals
75%
Medicinal Chemistry
55%

Education

2012

Ph.D.

University of Eastern Piedmont, Italy

Biotechmological Applications

Selected Publications

  1. Varoni, E.M., V. Federighi, S. Decani, A. Carrassi, G. Lodi and A. Sardella, 2016. The effect of clinical setting on the unstimulated salivary flow rate. Arch. Oral Biol., 69: 7-12.
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  2. Varoni, E.M., C. Soru, R. Pluchino, C. Intra and M. Iriti, 2016. The impact of melatonin in research. Mol., 10.3390/molecules21020240.
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  3. Varoni, E.M., A.F. Lo Faro, J. Sharifi-Rad and M. Iriti, 2016. Anticancer molecular mechanisms of resveratrol. Front. Nutr., 10.3389/fnut.2016.00008.
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  4. Varoni, E.M and M. Iriti, 2016. Odontonutraceuticals: Pleiotropic phytotherapeutic agents for oral health. Pharm., 10.3390/ph9010010.
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  5. Varoni, E and S. Decani, 2016. Geographic tongue. New Engl. J. Med., 10.1056/NEJMicm1502932.
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  6. Va roni, E.M., L. Altomare, A. Cochis, A. Ghalayaniesfahani, A. Cigada, L. Rimondini and L. De Nardo, 2016. Hierarchic micro-patterned porous scaffolds via electrochemical replica-deposition enhance neo-vascularization. Biomed. Mater., .
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  7. Sharifi-Rad, M., G.S. Tayeboon, J. Sharifi-Rad, M. Iriti, E.M. Varoni and S. Razazi, 2016. Inhibitory activity on type 2 diabetes and hypertension key-enzymes, and antioxidant capacity of veronica persica phenolic-rich extracts. Cell. Mol. Biol., 62: 80-85.
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  8. Rimondini, L., A. Cochis, E. Varoni, B. Azzimonti and A. Carrassi, 2016. Biofilm Formation On Implants And Prosthetic Dental Materials. In: Handbook Of Bioceramics And Biocomposites. Antoniac, I.V (Ed.). Springer International Publishing, Switzerland., pp: 991-1027.
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  9. Lodi, G., R. Franchini, S. Warnakulasuriya, E.M. Varoni and A. Sardella et al., 2016. Interventions for treating oral leukoplakia to prevent oral cancer. Cochrane Database Syst. Rev., 10.1002/14651858.CD001829.pub4.
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  10. Iriti, M and E.M. Varoni, 2016. Commentary: Are the proposed benefits of melatonin-rich foods too hard to swallow?. Front. Nutr., 10.3389/fnut.2016.00002.
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  11. Iriti, M and E. Varoni, 2016. The good health of Bacchus: Melatonin in grapes, the unveiled myth. LWT-Food Sci. Technol., 65: 758-761.
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  12. Gargano, M., N. Ludwig, V. Federighi, R. Sykes and E.M. Varoni et al., 2016. Fiber optics reflectance spectroscopy (45°x: 45°) for color analysis of dental composite. Am. J. Dent., .

  13. Dhavan, A.A., A.C. Ionescu, R.D. Kaduskar, E. Brambilla, S. Dallavalle, E.M. Varoni and M. Iriti, 2016. Antibacterial and antifungal activities of 2,3- pyrrolidinedione derivatives against oral pathogens. Bioorg. Med. Chem. Lett., 26: 1376-1380.
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  14. Demarosi, F., E. Varoni, L. Rimondini, A. Carrassi and G.C. Leghissa, 2016. Immediate implant placement after removal of maxillary impacted canine Teeth : A technical note. Int. J. Oral Maxillofacial Implants, 31: 191-194.
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  15. Varoni, E.M., V. Martini, A. Albonico, O. Dai and M. Iriti, 2015. Odontoiatria e disturbi del sonno. Dent. Cadmos, 83: 599-611.
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  16. Varoni, E.M., G. Lodi and M. Iriti, 2015. Ethanol versus phytochemicals in wine: oral cancer risk in a light drinking perspective. Int. J. Mol. Sci., 16: 17029-17047.
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  17. Varoni, E.M., G. Lodi and M. Iriti, 2015. Efficacy behind activity: Phytotherapeutics are not different from pharmaceuticals. Pharm. Biol., 53: 404-406.
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  18. Varoni, E., E. Canciani, B. Palazzo, V. Varasano and P. Chevallier et al., 2015. Effect of Poly-L-Lysine coating on titanium osseointegration: From characterization to in vivo studies. J. Oral Implantol., 41: 626-631.
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  19. M. Iriti, E.M. Varoni, 2015. Chitosan-induced antiviral activity and innate immunity in plants. Environ. Sci. Pollut. Res. Int., 22: 2935-2944.
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  20. Iriti, M and E.M. Varoni, 2015. Melatonin in mediterranean diet, a new perspective. J. Sci. Food Agric., 95: 2355-2359.
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  21. Iriti, M and E. Varoni, 2015. Is there any relationship between the type of alcoholic beverage and oral cancer? : Focus on red wine in a european perspective. Polish J. Food Nutr. Sci., 65: 5-7.
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  22. Brailo, V., F.J. Firriolo, T.I. Tanaka, E. Varoni and R. Sykes et al., 2015. World workshop on oral medicine VI: Utilization of oral medicinespecific software for support of clinical care, research, and education: Current status and strategy for broader implementation. Oral Surg. Oral Med., Oral Pathol. Oral Radiol., 120: 172-184.
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  23. Azzimonti, B., A. Cochis, M. El Beyrouthy, M. Iriti and E.M. Varoni et al., 2015. Essential oil from berries of Lebanese Juniperus excelsa M. Bieb displays similar antibacterial activity to chlorhexidine but higher cytocompatibility with human oral primary cells. Mol., 20: 9344-9357.
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  24. Varoni, E.M and M. Iriti, 2014. Odontoiatria e nutraceutica: Applicazioni cliniche. Dent. Cadmos, 82: 239-258.
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  25. Varoni, E., S. Decani, R. Franchini, E. Baruzzi and G. Lodi, 2014. Macchie bianche o leucoplachia? Quando preoccuparsi?. Dent. Cadmos, 82: 624-639.
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  26. Iriti, M and E.M. Varoni, 2014. Cardioprotective effects of moderate red wine consumption: Polyphenols vs. ethanol. J. Appl. Biomed., 12: 193-202.
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  27. Catalano, E., A. Cochis, E. Varoni, L. Rimondini, A. Carrassi and B. Azzimonti, 2014. Adipose-derived adult stem cells: Available technologies for potential clinical regenerative applications in dentistry. Crit. Rev. Biomed. Eng., 41: 483-493.
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  28. Altomare, L., E. Guglielmo, E.M. Varoni, S. Bertoldi, A. Cochis, L. Rimondini and L. De Nardo, 2014. Design of 2D chitosan scaffolds via electrochemical structuring. Biomatter, 10.4161/biom.29506.
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  29. Varoni, E.M., S. Vitalini, D. Contino, G. Lodi and P. Simonetti et al., 2013. Effects of red wine intake on human salivary antiradical capacity and total polyphenol content. Clin. Nutr., 58: 289-294.
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  30. Sardella, A., G. Lodi, M. Tarozzi, E. Varoni, R. Franchini and A. Carrassi, 2013. Acupuncture and burning mouth Syndrome: A pilot study. Pain Pract., 13: 627-632.
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  31. Iriti, M and E.M. Varoni, 2013. Chemopreventive potential of flavonoids in oral squamous cell carcinoma in human studies. Nutr., 5: 2564-2576.
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  32. Iafisco, M., J.M. Delgado-Lopez, E.M. Varoni, A. Tampieri, L. Rimondini, J. Gomez-Morales and M. Prat, 2013. Cell surface receptor targeted biomimetic apatite nanocrystals for cancer therapy. Small, 9: 3834-3844.
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  33. Catalano, E., A. Cochis, E. Varoni, L. Rimondini and B. Azzimonti, 2013. Tissue engineered skin substitutes: An overview. J. Artif. Organs, 16: 397-403.
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  34. Varoni, E.M., M. Iafisco, L. Rimondini and M. Prat, 2012. Development of a targeted drug delivery system: Monoclonal antibodies adsorption onto bonelike hydroxyapatite nanocrystal surface. Adv. Mater. Res., 409: 175-180.
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  35. Varoni, E.M., G. Lodi, A. Sardella, A. Carrassi and M. Iriti, 2012. Plant polyphenols and oral health: Old phytochemicals for new fields. Curr. Med. Chem., 19: 1706-1720.
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  36. Varoni, E.M., A. Molteni, A. Sardella, A. Carrassi and D. Di Candia et al., 2012. Pharmacokinetics study about topical clobetasol on oral mucosa. J. Oral Pathol. Med., 41: 255-260.
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  37. Varoni, E., M. Tschon, B. Palazzo, P. Nitti, L. Martini and L. Rimondini, 2012. Agarose gel as biomaterial or scaffold for implantation surgery: Characterization, histological and histomorphometric study on soft tissue response. Connective Tissue Res., 53: 548-554.
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  38. Varoni, E., M. Tarce, G. Lodi and A. Carrassi, 2012. Chlorhexidine (CHX) in dentistry: State of the art. Minerva Stomatologica, 61: 399-419.
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  39. Iafisco, M., E. Varoni, M. Di Foggia, S. Pietronave and M. Fini et al., 2012. Conjugation of hydroxyapatite nanocrystals with human immunoglobulin G for nanomedical applications. Colloids Surf. B, Biointerfaces, 90: 1-7.
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  40. Lodi, G., E. Varoni, A. Salis and R. Franchini, 2011. Oral lichen planus and lichenoid lesions. A guide for the dentist. Dent. Cadmos, 79: 675-693.
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  41. Battistella, E., E. Va roni, A. Cochis, B. Palazzo and L. Rimondini, 2011. Degradable polymers may improve dental practice. J. Appl. Biomater. Biomech., 9: 223-231.
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  42. Iriti, M., E.M. Varoni and S. Vitalini, 2010. Melatonin in traditional Mediterranean diets. J. Pineal Res., 49: 101-105.
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