Clinical Genetics and Consulting Service
The Clinical Genetics and Counseling Service is aimed at people or families who are affected or at risk of being affected by genetic diseases, ensuring them accurate diagnosis and genetic counseling.
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Since 2017, about ten meetings have been organized in Bologna to update the patients on the progress of scientific research and to connect patients from all over Italy and their families with experienced clinicians!
Collagen VI Italy is in close collaboration with the Padua Laboratory!
Our dear professors Paolo Bernardi and Paolo Bonaldo and their research teams have been working for years in the Laboratory of Padua to study the symptoms of the diseases of col6.
"If no one represents you, you do not exist, and so it was for the rare pathologies of deficiency of sixth collagen."
President Giulia Da Re
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In this article by S. Metti and F. Da Ros, a new role of Collagen VI in regulating the functionality of muscle stem cells is highlighted.
The president Giulia Da Re interviews Vittoria Cenni, a researcher at the Institute of Molecular Genetics of CNR in Bologna.
Report of the Patients-Researchers Group meeting, 2 June 2015, Sasso Marconi (BO), Italy by Prof. Paolo Bonaldo and his team Dietary modulation and Debio 025: these are the main weapons on which research is focusing today to combat the progression of muscle...
The thousand aspects of Collagen VI research. It proved to be an informative and highly interdisciplinary day, in which updates on the progress of scientific research were accompanied by valuable information on the significance of setting up a patients' association...
Thanks to the invaluable collaboration of Dr. Martina Chrisam from Prof. Bonaldo's laboratory, we are now publishing the report of the third group meeting of the Collagen VI Italy group, held on 18 June 2016 in Bologna. The report details the topics addressed...
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