Research groups


DIANUT-GR research group focuses its research on epidemiological, clinical and physiological aspects of pediatric diabetology, nutrition and metabolic or cardiovascular risk factors. DIANUT-GR has ongoing research projects concerning epidemiology and prediction of diabetes, obesity, dislipidemia and their co-morbidities as well as projects on the role of oxidative stress and microbiome products on obesity co-morbidities and projects concerning genetics and epigenetics of obesity, diabetes, and its complications. DIANUT-RG also conducts trials of treatment or prevention of its diseases of interest.
Contact people
Claudio Maffeis

Claudio Maffeis
Full Professor
Marco Marigliano
Temporary Assistant Professor
Chiara Zusi
Technical-administrative staff
Anita Morandi
Associate Professor
Massimiliano Corradi
Technical-administrative staff
Topic Research area
Diabetology Endocrinology
Pediatric diabetes Pediatrics
Endocrinology and Medical Genetics Endocrinology
Pediatric nutrition Metabolism, biological basis of metabolism related disorders
Obesity Endocrinology


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