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Department of Pathology, Microbiology, and Immunology

 

 

   Giovanna A Giannico, M.D.

 

 

Assistant Professor

Dept. of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology

 

  Contact Information

 

 

Office Location:

C-2104 C, MCN

Phone: (615)-936-1310  

Fax: 615-343-7023

E-mail: giovanna.giannico@vanderbilt.edu

 

Campus Mail address:

Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology-3rd Fl

C-3321 MCN (2561)

 

US Mailing address:

Dept. of Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology -3rd Fl

Vanderbilt University School of Medicine

C-3321 MCN

Nashville, TN 37232-2561 

 

 

  Research Specialty

 

 

Histopathology and molecular mechanisms of progression of glomerulonephritis, with focus on autoimmune-mediated renal disease; mechanisms of glucose-induced renal fibrosis in diabetic nephropathy.
 

 

  Clinical Interests

 

 

Renal pathology; general surgical pathology

 

 

  Publications

 

 

Giannico G., Manno C., Soccio M., Johnson R.J., Grayston J.T., Gesualdo L., Schena F.P. Chlamydia Pneumoniae infection and systemic vasculitis: a possible association. G It Nefrol 3:245-249, 2000.

 

Giannico G., Manno C., Schena F.P.  Treatment of glomerulonephritides associated with hepatitis C virus infection. Nephrol Dial Transplant 15: 34-38, 2000.

 

Manno C., Giannico G., Schena F.P. Treatment of lupus nephritis.  G It Nefrol 2: 149-157, 2001.

 

Giannico G., Mendez M., and LaPointe M.C. Regulation of the Membrane-Localized Prostaglandin E Synthases mPGES-1 and mPGES-2 in Cardiac Myocytes and Fibroblasts. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 288(1): H165-74, 2005.

 

Biederman JI, Vera E, Rankhaniya R, Hassett C, Giannico G, Yee J, Cortes P. Effects of sulfonylureas, alpha-endosulfine counterparts, on glomerulosclerosis in type 1 and type 2 models of diabetes. Kidney Int 67(2): 554-65, 2005.

 

Giannico G, O’reilly K, Fogo A.B. Quiz page: Fabry’s disease. Am J Kidney Dis 46 (2): A42, 2005.

 

Wang XP, Fogo AB, Colon S, Giannico G, Abul-Ezz SR, Miner JH, Borza DB. Distinct epitopes for anti-glomerular basement membrane alport alloantibodies and goodpasture autoantibodies within the noncollagenous domain of alpha3 (IV) collagen: a janus-faced antigen. J Am Soc Nephrol 16(12):3563-71, 2005.

 

Giannico G, Miller FJ, Fogo AB. Diabetic nephropathy. Am J Kidney Dis 47(5): A9-A12, 2006.

 

Giannico G, Cortes P, Baccora MH, Hassett C, Taube DW, Yee J. Glibenclamide prevents increased extracellular matrix formation induced by high glucose concentration in mesangial cells. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol 292(1):F57-65, 2007.

 

Procaccini Da, Apulia Nephrology Quality Of Life Study A, Angelini P, Aucella F, Avanzi C, Brusasco S, Carta G, Cataldi G, Cogoni G, D'agostino F, D'elia F, Del Mastro G, Dell'aquila R, De Min Am, Feliciangeli G, Freddi P, Gallucci M, Giannico G, Gigante B, Infante B, Ktena M, Manno C, Marseglia Cd, Navarra A, Pappani A, Pompa G, Querques M, Russo D, Sacchetti A, Sechi Ma, Specchio A, Stallone C, Virgilio M.   Health-related quality of life in patients with chronic kidney disease. G Ital Nefrol 25(6):694-701, 2008.

 

Giannico G, Yang H, Neilson Eg., Fogo AB. Dystroglycan in the diagnosis of focal segmental glomerulosclerosis. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol 4(11):1747-53, 2009.

 

Giannico G, Holt Ge, Homlar Kc, Johnson J, Pinnt J, Bridge JA. Osteoblastoma Characterized by a Three-way Translocation; Report of a Case and Review of the Literature. Cancer Genet Cytogenet 195(2):168-71, 2009.

 

Espeli M, Bökers S, Giannico G, Dickinson HA, Bardsley V, Fogo AB, Smith KG, Local renal autoantibody production in lupus nephritis. J Am Soc Nephrol. 2011 Feb;22(2):296-305. Epub 2010 Nov 18.PMID: 21088295 [PubMed – in process]Related citations

 

 

 


 

 

Research Keywords

 

 

Molecular mechanisms of prostate cancer progression and recurrence; prostate cancer biomarker discovery. Histopathology and molecular mechanisms of humoral rejection in kidney transplant.

 

 

Research Description

 

 


 

 

Publications

 

 

Giannico, GA, Ross, HM, Lotan, T, Epstein, JI. Aberrant Expression of p63 in Adenocarcinoma of The Prostate: A Radical Prostatectomy Study. Am J Surg Pathol, 2013

Giannico, G, Fogo, AB. Lupus nephritis: is the kidney biopsy currently necessary in the management of lupus nephritis. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol, 8(1), 138-45, 2013

Zoccali, C, Ruggenenti, P, Perna, A, Leonardis, D, Tripepi, R, Tripepi, G, Mallamaci, F, Remuzzi, G, , . Phosphate may promote CKD progression and attenuate renoprotective effect of ACE inhibition. J Am Soc Nephrol, 22(10), 1923-30, 2011

Mallamaci, F, Ruggenenti, P, Perna, A, Leonardis, D, Tripepi, R, Tripepi, G, Remuzzi, G, Zoccali, C, , . ACE inhibition is renoprotective among obese patients with proteinuria. J Am Soc Nephrol, 22(6), 1122-8, 2011

Espeli, M, Boekers, S, Giannico, G, Dickinson, HA, Bardsley, V, Fogo, AB, Smith, KG. Local renal autoantibody production in lupus nephritis. J Am Soc Nephrol, 22(2), 296-305, 2011

Giannico, G, Holt, GE, Homlar, KC, Johnson, J, Pinnt, J, Bridge, JA. Osteoblastoma characterized by a three-way translocation: report of a case and review of the literature. Cancer Genet Cytogenet, 195(2), 168-71, 2009

Giannico, G, Yang, H, Neilson, EG, Fogo, AB. Dystroglycan in the diagnosis of FSGS. Clin J Am Soc Nephrol, 4(11), 1747-53, 2009

Procaccini, DA, Angelini, P, Aucella, F, Avanzi, C, Brusasco, S, Carta, G, Cataldi, G, Cogoni, G, D''Agostino, F, d''Elia, F, Del Mastro, G, Dell''aquila, R, De Min, AM, Feliciangeli, G, Freddi, P, Gallucci, M, Giannico, G, Gigante, B, Infante, B, Ktena, M, Manno, C, Marseglia, CD, Navarra, A, Pappani, A, Pompa, G, Querques, M, Russo, D, Sacchetti, A, Sechi, MA, Specchio, A, Stallone, C, Virgilio, M, , . [Health-related quality of life in patients with chronic kidney disease]. G Ital Nefrol, 25(6), 694-701, 2008

Giannico, G, Cortes, P, Baccora, MH, Hassett, C, Taube, DW, Yee, J. Glibenclamide prevents increased extracellular matrix formation induced by high glucose concentration in mesangial cells. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol, 292(1), F57-65, 2007

Giannico, G, Miller, FJ, Fogo, AB. Diabetic nephropathy. Am J Kidney Dis, 47(5), A42, e61-3, 2006

Wang, XP, Fogo, AB, Colon, S, Giannico, G, Abul-Ezz, SR, Miner, JH, Borza, DB. Distinct epitopes for anti-glomerular basement membrane alport alloantibodies and goodpasture autoantibodies within the noncollagenous domain of alpha3(IV) collagen: a janus-faced antigen. J Am Soc Nephrol, 16(12), 3563-71, 2005

Biederman, JI, Vera, E, Rankhaniya, R, Hassett, C, Giannico, G, Yee, J, Cortes, P. Effects of sulfonylureas, alpha-endosulfine counterparts, on glomerulosclerosis in type 1 and type 2 models of diabetes. Kidney Int, 67(2), 554-65, 2005

Giannico G, O'Reilly K, Fogo A.B.. Quiz page: Fabry's disease. Am J Kidney Dis , 2(46), A42, 2005

Giannico, G, Mendez, M, LaPointe, MC. Regulation of the membrane-localized prostaglandin E synthases mPGES-1 and mPGES-2 in cardiac myocytes and fibroblasts. Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol, 288(1), H165-74, 2005

Manno C., Giannico G., Schena F.P.. Treatment of lupus nephritis. G It Nefrol , 2, 149-157, 2001

Giannico, G, Manno, C, Schena, FP. Treatment of glomerulonephritides associated with hepatitis C virus infection. Nephrol Dial Transplant, 15 Suppl 8, 34-8, 2000

Giannico G., Manno C., Soccio M., Johnson R.J., Grayston J.T., Gesualdo L., Schena F.P.. Chlamydia Pneumoniae infection and systemic vasculitis: a possible association. G It Nefrol, 3, 245-249, 2000