Mario Romano

Associate Professor

Ophthalmology

E-mail mario.romano@hunimed.eu 

Education and Academic Background

  • Fellowship in vitreoretinal surgery at the Royal Liverpool University Hospital, United Kingdom

  • Fellowship in vitreoretinal diseases at Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School in Boston, USA

  • PhD in Pharmacology and Molecular Oncology at University of Ferrara

  • Inventor of three patents in the vitreoretinal field

Non-work interests

  • Marathon runner
  • Ironman finalist
  • Humanitarian mission with Italian CBM in Ethiopia

Scientific and Research Interests

  • Rhegmatogenous and proliferative vitreoretinal pathologies
  • Intraocular devices (intraocular tamponades, vital dyes, shunts)
  • Degenerative macular diseases
  • Cellular regeneration
  • Macroglia cells and retinal microglia
  • Winner of national and international grants on a competitive basis, including “Scientific independence of research” (Ministry of University and Research); “Ordinary targeted research project” (Ministry of Health)

 

Selected Publications

  1. Romano MR, Angi M, Valldeperas X, Costagliola C, Vinciguerra P. Twenty-three-gauge pars plana vitrectomy and Densiron-68 vs combined 20G-PPV, Scleral Buckle and SF6 for pseudophakic retinal detachment with inferior retinal breaks. Retina. 2011;31:686-91 ISSN: 0275-004X, doi: 10.1097/IAE.0b013e3181f0d249
  2. Romano MR, Romano V, Vallejo-Garcia  JL, Vinciguerra R, Romano M, Cereda M, Angi M, Valldeperas X, Costagliola C, Vinciguerra P. Macular hypotrophy following internal limiting membrane removal for diabetic macular edema. Retina. 2014 Jun;34(6):1182-9.
  3. Romano MR, Cennamo G, Ferrara M, Cennamo M, Cennamo G. Twenty-seven-gauge versus 25 Guage vitrectomy for primary rhegmatogenous retinal detachment. Retina. 2017 Apr;37(4):637-642
  4. Romano MR, Ilardi G, Ferrara M, Cennamo G, Allegrini D, Pafundi P, Costagliola C, Staibano S, Cennamo G. Intraretinal changes in idiopathic versus diabetic epiretinal membranes after macular peeling. PLoS One. 2018 July 25;13(7):e0201503. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0201503
  5. Romano MR, Romano V, Mauro A, Angi M, Costagliola C, Ambrosone L. The Effect of Temperature Changes in Vitreoretinal Surgery. Transl Vis Sci Technol. 2016 vol. 5, ISSN: 2164-2591, doi: 10.1167/tvst.5.1.4
  6. Govetto A, Hubschman JP, Sarraf D, Figueroa MS, Bottoni F, dell’Omo R, Curcio CA, Seidenari P, Delledonne G, Gunzenhauser R, Ferrara M, Au A, Virgili G, Scialdone A, Repetto R, Romano MR. The role of Müller cells in tractional macular disorders: an optical coherence tomography study and physical model of mechanical force transmission. Br J Ophthalmol. 2019 Jul 20. doi: 10.1136/bjophthalmol-2019-314245.

     

    Publication at https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/?term=romano+mr

     

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