Angelo Azzi, M.D., Ph.D.

Senior Scientist
Vascular Biology Laboratory
Phone: (617) 556-3271
FAX: (617) 556-3224




M.D., University of Padua, Italy
Ph.D., Pathophysiology, University of Padua
Ph.D., Biochemistry, University of Padua

Research Focus
The molecular function of tocopherols and carotenoids

Selected Professional Affiliations
The American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
The International Union of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Select Publications
Modulation of gene expression by α-tocopherol and α-tocopheryl phosphate in THP-1 monocytes. Zingg JM, Libinaki R, Lai CQ, Meydani M, Gianello R, Ogru E, Azzi A. Free Radic Biol Med. 2010 Dec 15;49(12):1989-2000. doi: 10.1016/j.freeradbiomed.2010.09.034. Epub 2010 Oct 26. PMID:20923704

Differential effects of natural and synthetic vitamin E on gene transcription in murine T lymphocytes. Han SN, Pang E, Zingg JM, Meydani SN, Meydani M, Azzi A. Arch Biochem Biophys. 2010 Mar 1;495(1):49-55. doi: 10.1016/ Epub 2009 Dec 21. PMID:20026030

Age-dependent changes in the sphingolipid composition of mouse CD4+ T cell membranes and immune synapses implicate glucosylceramides in age-related T cell dysfunction. A, Wu D, Wang E, Kelly SL, Merrill AH Jr, Bunnell SC, Meydani SN. PLoS One. 2012;7(10):e47650. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0047650. Epub 2012 Oct 26. PMID: 23110086

α-Tocopheryl-phosphate regulation of gene expression in preadipocytes and adipocytes. Lirangi M, Meydani M, Zingg JM, Azzi A. Biofactors. 2012 Nov-Dec;38(6):450-7. doi: 10.1002/biof.1051. Epub 2012 Oct 10. PMID: 23047815

α-Tocopherol binding to human serum albumin. Fanali G, Fasano M, Ascenzi P, Zingg JM, Azzi A. Biofactors. 2013 May-Jun;39(3):294-303. doi: 10.1002/biof.1070. Epub 2013 Jan 28. PMID: 23355326

All Publications (Pub Med)