NOV. 23, 2005 | An Italian delegation of 23 business leaders and government officials visited UAMS recently as part of an economic development visit to central
The delegation included Filippo Penati, president of the
UAMS Chancellor I. Dodd Wilson, M.D., welcomed the group to UAMS at a luncheon Nov. 16 he hosted in the Hamlen Board Room in the Jackson T. Stephens Spine & Neurosciences Institute and gave highlights of the campus.
Presentations by two top UAMS Italian-born researchers made the visitors feel especially welcome by giving their entire presentation in Italian.
Giulia Baldini, Ph.D., associate professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology discussed her research related to diabetes and how she is collaborating with several researchers in
Allesandro Santin, M.D., associate professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology in the Division of Gynecologic Oncology, discussed his research related to ovarian cancer.
Jerry Damerow, UAMS BioVentures associate director for business, shared with the group how research is creating patents and new companies for the state of
At the close of the luncheon,