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1 Personal information Family name: Bassi First name: Nicola Gender: Male Single Birth date: May the 2 nd 1978 Work address: Curriculum Vitae of Dr. Nicola Bassi Division of Rheumatology Dep. of Medicine-DIMED Via Giustiniani, , Padova Italy Phone: Fax: Mobile: Private address: Primary: Via P. Umberto, , Legnago, Verona Italy Secondary: Via Crimea, , Padova, Padova Italy Job: Personal: PEC: Languages Mother language: Foreign languages: Italian English: spoken: good; written: good Education Jul 1997: Scientific High School Diploma. Final evaluation: 46/60 14 th Oct 2005: Degree in Biological Sciences ( Laurea V.O. ) at the University of Padova, Padova, Italy. Final evaluation: 94/110. Title of the Thesis: Gene therapy of muscular dystrophies: systemic delivery of lipoplexes in rats and dystrophic mdx mice Jul 2008: From Gen 2009: Certification for Biologists Member of the National Order of Biologists; association number: AA_ th Apr 2009: PhD degree in Medical, Clinical and Experimental Sciences, field: Rheumatologic Sciences. Title of the Thesis: Autoantibodies toward pathogenic and protective molecules in systemic lupus erythematous: antio-oxldl/β 2 GPI and anti-ptx3 antibodies Additional educations and trainings Jul 2005: 4 e Université européènne d été Pluridisciplinary approach of gene therapy: from gene transfer to clinical application, July, 11 th -15 th 2005, Toulouse-France 1

2 Feb/May 2006: Mar/Dec 2007: Jan 2009/Feb 2010: Feb/May 2010: Mar 2010/Feb 2012: Mar 2012 to present: English course at Centro Diffusione Lingue Center in Padova, level Pre-intermediate B. Final evaluation: Excellent Collaboration with Prof. Shoenfeld in Sheba Medical Center, Tel- Hashomer, Tel-Aviv, Israel Project contract with Azienda Ospedaliera di Padova to work in the Division of Rheumatology of Padova, with Prof. Andrea Doria. Project title: Comparison of different diagnostic methods to determine andti-dsdna antibodies (Crithidia IFT vs ELISA) and evaluation of a prognostic marker for the lupus nephritis onset. The role of immunization with PTX3 of NZB/NZWF1 mice against lupus-like glomerulonephritis English course at Centro Diffusione Lingue Center in Padova, level Intermediate B. Final evaluation: Distinct Post Doc in the Division of Rheumatology of Padova, with Prof. Andrea Doria. Project title: Anti-pentraxin 3 (PTX3) antibodies modulating glomerulonephritis in a lupus murine model (NZB x NZW)F1 Post Doc in the Division of Rheumatology of Padova, with Prof. Andrea Doria. Project title: Effect of SERPINB3 and of pres1 envelope protein of HBV administered before the onset of lupus-like glomerulonephritis in NZB/NZWF1 mice 23 rd Apr 2013: Training in GLP and GMP for the shipping of Category A, Infectious substance affecting humans; Category B, Biological substance, organized by Mayo Medical Laboratories, Tested as per 49CFR /IATA 1.5. Materials covered for Class/Div 6.2 & 9. Feb 2013/Sep 2013: Mar 2014 to present: Nov 2014/Dec 2014 Refresher Course in New Technologies in Molecular Medicine, University of Padova, Italy Post Doc in the Division of Rheumatology of Padova, with Prof. Andrea Doria. Project title: SerpinB3 in the prevention and treatment of lupus-like syndrome in NZB/NZWF1 and MRL/lpr mice. Effects on T cell activation and regulation" Master in Quality Control in Agrobusiness, organized by SIDA Group in collaboration with Check Fruit and KHC (HACCP, ISO 9001, BRC, IFS, ISO 2000) Project involvement Jan 2009/Feb 2010: Mar 2010 to present: Supported by University of Padova, in Division of Rheumatology of Padova, with Prof. Andrea Doria. Project title: Longitudinal study of a cohort applied to clinical and experimental research in systemic lupus erythematosus and in autoimmune myositis Post Doc in the Division of Rheumatology of Padova, with Prof. Andrea Doria. Project title: Effects of vaccines adjuvants in autoimmune syndrome 2

3 Feb 2012 to present: Mar 2014 to present: Research interests Sep 2004/Oct 2005: Jan 2006 to present: Mar/Dec 2007: Jan 2009 to present: Mar 2013 to present: Laboratory experiences Cell Biology: Supported by University of Padova, in Division of Rheumatology of Padova, with Prof. Andrea Doria. Project title: SERPINB3 in the prevention and treatment of glomerulonephritis of systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE). Identification of the immune regulatory pathway targeted by SERPINB3 by using in vivo and in vitro model Supported by University of Padova, in Division of Rheumatology of Padova, with Prof. Andrea Doria. Project title: SerpinB3 in the prevention and treatment of lupus-like syndrome in NZB/NZWF1 and MRL/lpr mice. Effects on T cell activation and regulation." Injection intra femoral artery of antisense oligonucleotide-morpholino in aged mdx mice to develop exon-skipping in dystrophin gene; harvesting of muscles and heart, immunoistochemical analyses of muscle slides from mdx mice and wild type mice, agarose electroforesis of DNA, western blot to evaluate the effect of exon skipping in the restoration of the dystrophin protein Autoantigens and autoantibodies in systemic rheumatic autoimmune diseases: optimization of home-made ELISA and immunoassay techniques for the detection of serum autoantibodies and conduction of experimental studies investigating the possible role of known and new autoantibodies in the development of atherosclerosis. Setting up of home-made ELISA tests for human and murine sera analyses (to detect: anti-ptx3, anti-dsdna, anti-c1q, PTX3, antiphospholipids) Study about anti-ptx3 autoantibodies: injection in LDL -/- mice and bleeding of the blood, to set up a home-made ELISA to detect anti- PTX3 in mice and in human patients with SLE and analyses of aorta of mice to evaluate the presence of atherosclerotic plaque. Study about depression in SLE patients, performing home-made ELISA test to detect anti-nmda antibodies. Extraction of anti-mpo antibodies using WEHI-3 cell line and purification of anti-b16/6 to test them in patients with Parkinson s syndrome Study about the therapeutic effects against lupus glomerulonephritis of the vaccination of NZB/WF1 mice with PTX3, using different adjuvants; effectiveness/damage balance of complete Freund's adjuvant and alum hidroxide. Study about the potential preventive and therapeutic effects against lupus glomerulonephritis of serpinb3 injection in NZB/WF1 and in MRL/lpr mice Induction of arthritis in Balb/c and DBA1 mice with bovine collagen II. Study of the potential preventive and therapeutic effects against bovine collagen II induced arthritis of serpinb3 in Balb/c and DBA1 mice Immuno- and histochemistry; preparation of muscular tissue sections; preparation of aorta of mice; jourkat cell line, A375 cell line and WEHI-3 cell line cultures preparation 3

4 Molecular Biology: Biochemistry: Animal surgery: Clinical trials Jan 2006 to present: Lectures Apr 29 th 2011: IT Skills Other Skills Feb/Dec 2000: Feb 04- March 09: RT-PCR; RNA, DNA and proteins and IgG extraction; electrophoresis in agarose gel; western blot Immunoprecipitation, acrylamide gel, ELISA, affinity column chromatography, liquid phase competition and inhibition test Animal models: mdx, LDL -/-, NZB/WF1, MRL/lpr, and DBA1 mice; technical assistant during surgical operations; intradermal and intraperitoneal injection; bleeding of blood from mice; harvesting of muscles, aorta, and all organs 2006 experiences in clinical protocols (preparation of biological samples for double blinded trials) Workshop for PhD students in Medical, Clinical and Experimental Sciences, field: Nephrologic Sciences. Title: Pathogenetic and protective antibodies in lupus glomerulonephritis OS: Windows 9x, 2000, XP, Vista, 7, 8, MacOS, Ubuntu; Software: Word, Power Point, Excel, Outlook, Photoshop, Adobe Reader, NIH Image, SPSS, Sigmaplot, GraphPad, PDF-Viewer, Paint.NET, GPower3.1, WinZip, WinRar Social services for the town of Legnago (VR) Pizza Seasonal Jobs Referees Prof. Andrea Doria: Dep. of Medicine-DIMED, Div. of Rheumatology, University of Padova, Padova. Italy Prof. Yehuda Shoenfeld: Dep. of Medicine B & Center for Autoimmune Diseases, Chaim Sheba Medical Center (Affiliated to Tel-Aviv University), Tel- Hashomer, Israel Dr. Libero Vitiello: person in charge of Gene Transfer Lab, Dep. of Biology, University of Padova, Padova, Italy Grant and Fellowships Jan 2011: Jan 2011: Grant from CORA evaluation group to participate to CORA 2011, in Florence for the oral presentation: Pathogenetic and protective autoantibodies involved in lupus glomerulonephritis Grant from Italian Society of Rheumatology to participate to EULAR 2011, in London, for the poster: Antibodies anti-pentraxin 3 (PTX3) in the modulation of glomerulonephritis in the murine model of lupus NZB/NZWF1 4

5 Jan 2011: Nov 2011: Grant from Italian-ONLUS SLE group for a project on lupus entitled: Antibodies anti-pentraxin 3 (PTX3) in the modulation of glomerulonephritis in the murine model of lupus NZB/NZWF1 Grant from Italian Society of Rheumatology for the oral presentation: NZB/WF1 mice developed ASIA syndrome when injected with complete Freund s adjuvant, exposed during the 48 th Congress of the Italian Society of Rheumatology, 24 th -26 th Nov 2011 Dec 2012: Best poster award at 3 rd symposium Autoinflammatory days, Dec 3 rd - 4 th, 2012, Padova, Italy, for the project: Kinetic of serum anti-c1q antibody levels in NZB/WF1 mice immunized with different adjuvants Referee for Journals Clinical and Experimental Rheumatology; Circulation; The Journal of Rheumatology; Autoimmunity Highlights; Annals of Medical and Health Sciences Research Chairman at congresses 8 th International Congress on Autoimmunity, May 9 th -13 th, 2012, Granada, Spain, during the session: Revolutionary Therapies in autoimmune diseases Congress participations 1. Skin, Rheumatism and autoimmunity, Feb 2 nd -4 th, 2006, Abano Terme (PD), Italy. 2. VII Congress of Italian Section of Triveneto S.I.S.A. (Società Italiana per lo Studio Dell Arteriosclerosi) Sep 23 rd, 2006, Padova, Italy. 3. Lections of Basic Sciences, Sept 25 th -29 th, 2006, Padova, Italy th International Congress on Autoimmunity, Nov 29 th -Dec 3 rd, 2006, Sorrento, Italy rd Joint Meeting Padova-Genève, Feb 16 th, 2007, Padova, Italy. 6. The Mosaic of Autoimmunity Meeting, Feb 10 th -11 th, 2008, Kfar Maccabiah, Israel. 7. Infections, Rheumatism and Autoimmunity, Mar 6 th -8 th, 2008, Milano, Italy th International Congress on Autoimmunity, Sep 10 th -14 th, 2008, Porto, Portugal. 9. Advances in the Management of Rheumatic Diseases, Oct 1 st -2 nd, 2008, Padova, Italy. 10. XLVI National Congress of Italian Society of Rheumatology, Nov 4 th -7 th, 2009, Riviera di Rimini, Italy th International Congress on Autoimmunity, May 5 th -9 th, 2010, Ljubljana, Slovenia. 12. Section Triveneto of Sclerodermia, May 26 th, 2010, Padova, Italy. 13. XLVII National Congress of Italian Society of Rheumatology, Nov 24 th -27 th, 2010, Riviera di Rimini, Italy. 14. Autoinflammatory day, Dec 15 th, 2010, Padova, Italy. 15. First International Congress on Controversies in Rheumatology and Autoimmunity, March 10 th - 12 th, 2011, Florence, Italy. 16. EULAR 2011, May 25 th -28 th, London, UK th Meeting of the European forum on antiphospholipid antibodies, Sep 29 th -Oct 1 st, 2011, Padova, Italy. 18. XLVIII National Congress of Italian Society of Rheumatology, Nov 23 rd -26 th, 2011, Riviera di Rimini, Italy nd Symposium Autoinflammatory days, Dec 12 th -13 th, 2011, Padova, Italy th International Congress on Autoimmunity, May 9 th -13 th, 2012, Granada, Spain. 21. XLIX National Congress of Italian Society of Rheumatology, Nov 21 st -24 th, 2012, Milano, Italy rd Symposium Autoinflammatory days, Dec 3 rd -4 th, 2012, Padova, Italy. 5

6 23. XII Theoretical and practical course on synovial fluid analysis: arthrocentesis and infiltration approaches, March 20 th -22 nd, 2013, Praglia (PD), Italy nd International congress on controversies in rheumatology and autoimmunity, Apr 4 th -6 th, 2013, Budapest, Hungary nd National congress on New technologies in personalized medicine in the post-genomic era, Sep 13 th 2013; Padova, Italy National Congress of Italian Society of Rheumatology, Nov 27 th -30 th, 2013, Napoli, Italy th Symposium Autoinflammatory days, Dec 9 th -10 th, 2013, Padova, Italy th International Congress on Autoimmunity, March 26 th -30 th, 2014, Nice, France. 29. Excellence in Sjögren s syndrome. Principal therapeutic news in rheumatology, February 19 th - 20 th, 2015, Padova, Italy rd International congress on controversies in rheumatology and autoimmunity, Mar 12 th -14 th, 2015, Sorrento, Italy. Posters and oral presentations at national and international conferences: 1 Malerba A, Ditadi A, Bassi N, Campagnolo P, Zaccariotto E, Gamba PG, Baroni MD, Ambegia E, McLachlan I, Vitiello L. Systemic delivery of therapeutic nucleic acid into skeletal muscle by means of lipid-based vectors. Poster. 2 Ghirardello A, Zampieri S, Rampudda ME, Iaccarino L, Bassi N, Arienti S, Rondinone R, Bendo R, Doria A. Anti-MI-2 antibody detection in myositis sera by chemiluminescent or chromogenic western blot assay. Poster. 3 Bassi N, Ghirardello A, Iaccarino L, Zampieri S, Rampudda ME, Shoenfeld Y, Doria A. OxLDL/β 2 GPI-anti-oxLDL/β 2 GPI complex and atherosclerosis in SLE patients. Oral presentation. 4 Bassi N, Blank M, Ghirardello A, Zampieri S, Rampudda M, Canova M, Tonon M, Mantovani A, Shoenfeld Y, Doria A. Anti-PTX3 antibody: a new antibody in SLE. Poster. 5 Bassi N, Blank M, Zampieri S, Rampudda M, Canova M, Ghirardello A, Mantovani A, Shoenfeld Y, Doria A. Anti-PTX3 antibody: a new antibody in lupus. Oral presentation. 6 Bassi N, Ghirardello A, Zampieri S, Canova M, Tonon M, Zen M, Rampudda ME, Arienti S, Punzi L, Doria A. IgG anti-ptx3 nel lupus eritematoso sistemico. Oral presentation. 7 Rampudda ME, Ghirardello A, Arienti S, Bassi N, Canova M, Zen M, Tonon M, Punzi L, Doria A. Aspetti clinici e immunologici associati agli anticorpi antisintetasi in una casistica di 42 pazienti. Poster. 8 Doria A, Bassi N, Ghirardello A, Blank M, Zen M, Tonon M, Shoenfeld Y, Punzi L. IgG anti- Pentraxin 3 antibodies in sistemi lupus erythematosus. Poster. 9 Bizzaro N, Alpini C, Riccieri V, Morozzi G, Bellisai F, Gerli R, Bartoloni E, Lotzniker M, Finazzi S, Tampoia M, Zucano A, Doria A, Bassi N, Radice A, Allegri F, Dessole G, Mathieu A, on behalf of the Forum Interdisciplinare per la Ricerca nelle Malattie Autoimmune (FIRMA). Multicenter evaluation of a second-generation ELISA assay using the VCP-2 antigen for the detection of anti-citrullinated peptide antibodies. Poster. 10 Bassi N, Ghirardello A, Blank M, Zampieri S, Rampudda M, Canova MG, Mantovani A, Shoenfeld Y, Doria A. IgG anti-pentraxin 3 antibodies in systemic lupus erythematosus. Oral presentation. 11 Bassi N, Del Prete D, Ghirardello A, Blank M, Zampieri S, Pittoni M, Valente M, Ceol M, Mantovani A, Shoenfeld Y, Doria Y. Delay of nephritis in NZB/NZWF1 mice injected with pentraxin 3. Oral presentation. 6

7 12 Zen M, Canova M, Arienti S, Losada Lopez I, Bassi N, Bettio S, Ghirardello A, Doria A. Is C- reactive protein an useful tool in monitoring SLE pregnant women? Poster. 13 Villalta D, Tozzoli R, Bizzaro N, Arienti S, Bassi N, Canova M, Doria A. The role of IgG, IgM, and IgA anti-dna isotypes in systemic lupus erythematosus. Poster. 14 Bassi N, Luisetto R, Del Prete D, Ghirardello A, Zen M, Valente M, Ceol M, Punzi L, Shoenfeld Y, Doria A. Immunization of NZB/NZWF1 mice with pentraxin 3delays the onset and reduces the severity of glomerulonephritis. Oral presentation. 15 Rampudda M, Bassi N, Ghirardello A, Arienti S, Canova M, Zen M, Shoenfeld N, Bettio S, Perricone C, Punzi L, Doria A. Il senso dell olfatto nella poli-dermatomiosite. Poster. 16 Tarricone E, Ghirardello A, Rampudda M, Bassi N, Doria A. Autoantibody detection in serum of patients with autoimmune miositi: identification of anti-sae1/sae2 antibodies by unlabelled protein immunoprecipitation. Poster. 17 Rampudda M, Bassi N, Ghirardello A, Arienti S, Canova M, Zen M, Shoenfeld N, Bettio S, Campana C, Perricone C, Doria A. The sense of smell in polymyositis and dermatomyositis. Poster. 18 Bassi N, Ghirardello A, Del Prete D, Ceol M, Valente M, Arienti S, Canova M, Rampudda M, Iaccarino L, Tarricone E, Doria A. Pathogenetic and protective autoantibodies involved in lupus glomerulonephritis. Oral presentation. 19 Bassi N, Luisetto R, Ghirardello A, Del Prete D, Ceol M, Iaccarino L, Valente M, Punzi L, Doria A. Immunization with PTX3 induces anti-ptx3 antibodies and delays proteinuria occurrence and death in NZB/NZWF1 mice. Poster. 20 Ghirardello A, Rampudda M, Tarricone E, Bassi N, Arienti S, Canova M, Iaccarino L, Vattemi G, Lundberg I, Punzi L, Doria A. Valutazione dell accuratezza di un test line blot per la diagnosi sierologica di miosite autoimmune. Poster. 21 Bassi N, Luisetto R, Del Prete D, Ghirardello A, Ceol M, Iaccarino L, Gatto M, Valente ML, Punzi L, Doria A. NZB/WF1 mice developed ASIA syndrome when injected with complete Freund s adjuvant. Oral presentation. 22 Bassi N, Luisetto R, Del Prete D, Ghirardello A, Valente M, Ceol M, Dal Maso L, Nalotto L, Gatto M, Shoenfeld Y, Punzi L, Doria A. NZB/WF1 mice developed ASIA syndrome when injected with complete Freund s adjuvant. Poster. 23 Luisetto R, Bassi N, Del Prete D, Ghirardello A, Ceol M, Nalotto L, Gatto M, Cristofaro R, Valente L, Shoenfeld Y, Punzi L, Doria A. Aum is as effective as and safer than complete Freund s adjuvant in immunization of NZB/WF1 mice. Poster. 24 Gatto M, Duro E, Bassi N, Canova M, Bettio S, Nalotto L, Zen M, Ghirardello A, Iaccarino L, Zambon A, Punzi L, Doria A. Predictive factors for pregnancy outcomes in SLE: a prospective study on 51 pregnancies. Poster. 25 Gatto M, Bassi N, Canova M, Bettio S, Nalotto L, Zen M, Ghirardello A, Iaccarino L, Punzi L, Doria A. Prgenancy out come in women affected with Behçet disease: a systematic review of the literature. Poster. 26 Luisetto R, Bassi N, Del Prete D, Ghirardello A, Ceol M, Gatto M, Cristofaro R, Valente M, Bottazzi B, Punzi L, Doria A. Alum is as effective as and safer than complete Freund s adjuvant in immunization of NZB/NZWF1 mice. Poster. 7

8 27 Bassi N, Luisetto R, Del Prete D, Ghirardello A, Valente M, Ceol M, Dal Maso L, Nalotto L, Mantovani A, Blank M, Punzi L, Doria A. Prevention of glomerulonephritis in NZB/NZWF1 mice by immunization with pentraxin 3. Oral presentation. 28 Zen M, Nalotto L, Gatto M, Bettio S, Bassi N, Ghirardello A, Iaccarino L, Punzi L, Doria A. Danno cumulativo e pattern di attività nel lupus eritematoso sistemico: studio su una coorte di 165 pazienti seguiti per sette anni. Poster. 29 Iaccarino L, Rampudda M, Bettio S, Bassi N, Ghirardello A, Nalotto L, Zen M, Shoenfeld N, Punzi L, Doria A. Riduzione della funzione olfattiva nei pazienti con miopatie infiammatorie idiopatiche: studio caso-controllo. Poster. 30 Bassi N, Ghirardello A, Gatto M, Nalotto L, Bettio S, Zen M, Del Prete D, Iaccarino L, Punzi L, Doria A. Protective and pathogenetic autoantibodies in lupus glomerulonephritis. Oral presentation. 31 Zen M, Ghirardello A, Bassi N, Bettio S, Gatto M, Iaccarino L, Punzi L, Doria A. Th1 down regulation drives Th2 polarization during normal pregnancies. Poster. 32 Luisetto R, Bassi N, Ghirardello A, Bettio S, Zen M, Iaccarino L, Shoenfeld Y, Punzi L, Doria A. Alum is safer than complete Freund s adjuvant in immunization of NZB/WF1 mice. Poster. 33 Bassi N, Luisetto R, Ghirardello A, Nalotto L, Gatto M, Iaccarino L, Shoenfeld Y, Punzi L, Doria A. Kinetic of serum anti-c1q antibody levels in NZB/WF1 mice immunized with different adjuvants. Poster. 34 Bassi N, Ghirardello A, Nalotto L, Gatto M, Bettio S, Zen M, Shoenfeld Y, Iaccarino L, Punzi L, Doria A. Role of autoantibodies in lupus glomerulonephritis onset and progression. Oral presentation. 35 Bassi N, Luisetto R, Ghirardello A, Del Prete D, Dal Maso L, Gatto M, Iaccarino L, Shoenfeld Y, Punzi L, Doria A. Modulation of glomerulonephritis in NZB/WF1 mice: vaccination with PTX3 induces anti-ptx3 antibodies, delays the onset and decreases the severity of glomerulonephritis. Oral Presentation. 36 Raffeiner B, Bernardi L, Bassi N, Botsios C, Ometto F, Todesco S, Doria A, Punzi L. Predire e valutare la risposta clinica ad abatacept nei pazienti resistenti agli anti-tnf-α. Poster. 37 Zen M, Bettio S, Nalotto L, Gatto M, Ghirardello A, Bassi N, Borella E, Palma L, Domeneghetti M, Iaccarino L, Punzi L, Doria A. Remissione clinica, terapia e danno cumulativo nel lupus eritematoso sistemico: risultati preliminari su una coorte di 100 pazienti. Poster. 38 Ghirardello A, Iaccarino L, Zen M, Bettio S, Nalotto L, Gatto M, Bassi N, Punzi L, Doria A. Livelli sierici di BLyS (B lymphocyte simulator) in pazienti non selezionati affetti da malattie reumatiche autoimmuni. Poster. 39 Bernardi L, Botsios C, Ometto F, Bassi N, Doria A, Punzi L. Predicting and estimating clinical response to abatacept in multiple TNF-α blocker resistant rheumatoid arthritis. Poster. 40 Bassi N, LuisettoR, Ghirardello A, Valente ML, Della Barbera M, Nalotto L, Doria A. 17-βestradiol affects nephritogenic-antinephritogenic autoantibody network accelerating glomerulonephritis in NZB/WF1 mice. Oral Presentation. 41 Luisetto R, Brocco S, Bassi N, Ghirardello A, Gatto M, Sacerdoti A, Punzi L, Doria A. L ultrasonografia ad alta frequenza è utile nella valutazione dei topi MRL/lpr. Poster. 8

9 42 Bettio S, Zen M, Bassi N, Domeneghetti M, Ghirardello A, Nalotto L, Gatto M, Iaccarino L, Punzi L, Doria A. Real-life data on safety profile of Belimumab in SLE treatment: a single centre experience. Poster. 43 Gatto M, Bettio S, Bassi N, Zen M, Nalotto L, Iaccarino L, Punzi L, Doria A. Belimumab in lupus glomerulonephritis: identifying suitable patients. Poster. 44 Ghirardello A, Bettio S, Nalotto L, Bassi N, Beggio M, Iaccarino L, Punzi L, Doria A. Autoantibody profiling in miositi patients: diagnostic performance of a wide spectrum line blot assat. Poster. 45 Bassi N, Gatto M, Luisetto R, Ghirardello A, Iaccarino L, Del Prete D, Pontisso P, Valente M, Punzi L, Doria A. SerpinB3 administration delays and attenuates glomerulonephritis in NZB/WF1 mice. Oral Presentation. Publications Abstracts 1. Malerba A, Ditadi A, Bassi N, Campagnolo P, Zaccariotto E, Gamba PG, Baroni MD, Ambegia E, McLachlan I, Vitiello L. Systemic delivery of therapeutic nucleic acid into skeletal muscle by means of lipid-based vectors. AFM; Nantes, France. 2. Bassi N, Ghirardello A, Iaccarino L, Zampieri S, Rampudda ME, Shoenfeld Y, Doria A. OxLDL/β 2 GPI-anti-oxLDL/β 2 GPI complex and atherosclerosis in SLE patients. 5 th international congress on autoimmunity, Sorrento, Italy, November 29-December 3, vol.12. Autoimmun Rev; P Ghirardello A, Zampieri S, Rampudda ME, Iaccarino L, Bassi N, Arienti S, Rondinone R, Bendo R, Doria A. Anti-MI-2 antibody detection in myositis sera by chemiluminescent or chromogenic western blot assay. 5 th international congress on autoimmunity, Sorrento, Italy, November 29-December 3, vol.12. Autoimmun Rev; p Bassi N, Ghirardello A, Zampieri S, Rampudda M, Atzeni F, Sarzi-Puttini P, Blank M, Shoenfeld Y, Doria A. Anti-PTX3: are they real? Clin Exp Rheumatol vol.26, no. 1, Suppl. 48, p. S Ghirardello A, Rampudda M, Bassi N, Zampieri S, Grypiotis P, Bendo R, Arienti S, Tonon M, Lundberg IE, Doria A. Serological testing in myositis patients: diagnostic accuracy of a commercial line blot assay. 6 th International Congress on Autoimmunity, Porto, Portugal, September 10-14, Autoimmun Rev; p Zampieri S, Adami N, Ghirardello A, Bassi N, Rampudda M, Canova M, Zen M, Carraro U, Doria A. Expression of regeneration markers in muscle biopsies from patients affected with autoimmune myositis. 6 th International Congress on Autoimmunity, Porto, Portugal, September 10-14, Autoimmun Rev; p Bassi N, Blank M, Zampieri S, Rampudda M, Canova M, Ghirardello A, Mantovani A, Shoenfeld Y, Doria A. Anti-PTX3 antibody: a new antibody in lupus. 6 th International Congress on Autoimmunity, Porto, Portugal, September 10-14, Autoimmun Rev; p Ramonda R, Modesti V, Lo Nigro A, Bassi N, Valvason C, Puato M, Tirrito C, Zanardo M, Canova M, Punzi L, Doria A. Subclinical atherosclerosis in patients with psoriatic arthritis. 6 th International Congress on Autoimmunity, Porto, Portugal, September 10-14, Autoimmun Rev; p Ortega-Hernandez OD, Bassi N, Blank M, Shoenfeld Y. Antiendothelial and antineuronal cell autoantibodies in patients with chronic fatigue syndrome. 6 th International Congress on Autoimmunity, Porto, Portugal, September 10-14, Autoimmun Rev; p

10 10. Ortega-Hernandez OD, Bassi N, Cuccia M, Moscavitch S, Blank M, Shoenfeld Y. Antiendothelial and antineuronal cells antibodies in patients with chronic fatigue syndrome. 6 th International Congress on Autoimmunity, Porto, Portugal, September 10-14, Autoimmun Rev; p Doria A, Bassi N, Ghirardello A, Blank M, Zen M, Tonon M, Shoenfeld Y, Punzi L. IgG anti-pentraxin 3 antibodies in systemic lupus erythematosus Annual Scientific Meeting of ACR, October 16-21, 2009, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Arthritis Rheum 2009, Vol. 60, Num 10 (Supplement). P.912 S Bassi N, Ghirardello A, Zampieri S, Canova M, Tonon M, Zen M, Rampudda ME, Arienti S, Punzi L, Doria A. IgG anti-ptx3 nel lupus eritematoso sistemico. 46 th congress of Italian Society of Rheumatology, Rimini, Italia, Novembre 4 th -7 th, Reumatismo 2009;61(Special1): Ghirardello A, Vattemi G, Lundberg I, Pegoraro E, Rampudda ME, Tarricone E, Bassi N, Arienti S, Canova MG, Ekholm L, Tomelleri G, Tonin P, Angelini C, Punzi L, Doria A. La Miosite associata ad anticorpi anti-srp: prevalenza, quadro clinico ed aspetti istopatologici. 46 th congress of Italian Society of Rheumatology, Rimini, Italia, Novembre 4 th -7 th, Reumatismo 2009;61(Special1): Zampieri S, Adami N, Carraro U, Ghirardello A, Tarricone E, Bassi N, Rampudda ME, Vecchiato M, Savastano S, Merigliano S, Punzi L, Doria A. Miopatia Subclinica in pazienti affetti da neoplasia del colon-retto: ipotesi sulla patogenesi delle miositi paraneoplastiche. 46 th congress of Italian Society of Rheumatology, Rimini, Italia, Novembre 4 th -7 th, Reumatismo 2009;61(Special1): Rampudda ME, Ghirardello A, Arienti S, Bassi N, Canova M, Zen M, Tonon M, Punzi L, Doria A. Aspetti clinici e immunologici associati agli anitcorpi antisintetasi in una casistica di 42 pazienti. 46 th congress of Italian Society of Rheumatology, Rimini, Italia, Novembre 4 th -7 th, Reumatismo 2009;61(Special1): Cristoforo R, Del Prete D, Bassi N, Ghirardello A, Valente M, Ceol M, Anglani F, Mantovani A, Familiari A, Doria A. Modello sperimentale di nefropatia lupica: ruolo della pentrassina 3. G Ital Nefrol 2010;27:S51:S Ortega-Hernandez OD, Cuccia M, Bozzini S, Bassi N, Moscavitch S, Diaz-Gallo LM, Blank M, Agmon-Levin N, Shoenfeld Y. Autoantibodies, polymorphisms in the serotonin pathway, and human leukocyte antigen class II alleles in chronic fatigue syndrome. 7 th International Congress on Autoimmunity, Ljubljana, Slovenia, May 5-9, Autoimmun Rev; p Bizzaro N, Alpini C, Riccieri V, Morozzi G, Bellisai F, Gerli R, Bartoloni E, Lotzniker M, Finazzi S, Tampoia M, Zucano A, Doria A, Bassi N, Radice A, Allegri F, Dessole G, Mathieu A, on behalf of the Forum Interdisciplinare per la Ricerca nelle Malattie Autoimmune (FIRMA). Multicenter evaluation of a second-generation ELISA assay using the VCP-2 antigen for the detection of anti-citrullinated peptide antibodies. 7 th International Congress on Autoimmunity, Ljubljana, Slovenia, May 5-9, Autoimmun Rev; p Ghirardello A, Vattemi G, Lundberg I, Pegoraro E, Rampudda M, Tarricone E, Bassi N, Arienti S, Canova M, Ekholm L, Tomelleri G, Tonin P, Angelini C, Doria A. Relationship between autoantibody profile and muscle histopathological findings in inflammatory myopathies. 7 th International Congress on Autoimmunity, Ljubljana, Slovenia, May 5-9, Autoimmun Rev; p

11 20. Bassi N, Ghirardello A, Blank M, Zampieri S, Rampudda M, Canova MG, Mantovani A, Shoenfeld Y, Doria A. IgG anti-pentraxin 3 antibodies in systemic lupus erythematosus. 7 th International Congress on Autoimmunity, Ljubljana, Slovenia, May 5-9, Autoimmun Rev; p Bassi N, Del Prete D, Ghirardello A, Blank M, Zampieri S, Pittoni M, Valente M, Ceol M, Mantovani A, Shoenfeld Y, Doria Y. Delay of nephritis in NZB/NZWF1 mice injected with pentraxin 3. 7 th International Congress on Autoimmunity, Ljubljana, Slovenia, May 5-9, Autoimmun Rev; p Zampieri S, Adami N, Valente M, Biral A, Ghirardello A, Rampudda M, Vecchiato M, Corbianco S, Kern H, Carraro U, Bassetto F, Bassi N, Merigliano S, Doria A. Polymyositis, dermatomyositis and malignancy: a further intriguing link. 7 th International Congress on Autoimmunity, Ljubljana, Slovenia, May 5-9, Autoimmun Rev; p Zen M, Canova M, Arienti S, Losada Lopez I, Bassi N, Bettio S, Ghirardello A, Doria A. Is C- reactive protein an useful tool in monitoring SLE pregnant women? 7 th International Congress on Autoimmunity, Ljubljana, Slovenia, May 5-9, Autoimmun Rev; p Villalta D, Tozzoli R, Bizzaro N, Arienti S, Bassi N, Canova M, Doria A. The role of IgG, IgM, and IgA anti-dna isotypes in systemic lupus erythematosus. 7 th International Congress on Autoimmunity, Ljubljana, Slovenia, May 5-9, Autoimmun Rev; p Bassi N, Luisetto R, Del Prete D, Ghirardello A, Zen M, Valente M, Ceol M, Punzi L, Shoenfeld Y, Doria A. Immunization of NZB/NZWF1 mice with pentraxin 3 delays the onset and reduces the severity of glomerulonephritis. 47 th congress of Italian Society of Rheumatology, Rimini, Italy, November 24 th -27 th, Reumatismo 2010;62(Special3): Rampudda M, Bassi N, Ghirardello A, Arienti S, Canova M, Zen M, Shoenfeld N, Bettio S, Perricone C, Punzi L, Doria A. Il senso dell olfatto nella poli-dermatomiosite. 47 th congress of Italian Society of Rheumatology, Rimini, Italy, November 24 th -27 th, Reumatismo 2010;62(Special3): Ghirardello A, Arienti S, Bassi N, Bettio S, Tarricone E, Nalotto L, Doria A. Are anti-p antibodies associated with NPSLE? Clin Exp Rheum 2011;29: Iaccarino L, Ghirardello A, Canova M, Bassi N, Zen M, Tarricone E, Rampudda M, Arienti S, Doria A. Prevalence of anti-annexine XI antibodies in patients with autoimmune rheumatic diseases. Clin Exp Rheum 2011;29: Bassi N, Ghirardello A, Del Prete D, Ceol M, Valente M, Arienti S, Canova M, Rampudda M, Iaccarino L, Tarricone E, Doria A. Pathogenetic and protective autoantibodies involved in lupus glomerulonephritis. Clin Exp Rheum 2011;29: Luisetto R, Bassi N, Del Prete D, Ghirardello A, Ceol M, Iaccarino L, Zen M, Valente ML, Doria A. NZB/WF1 mice developed ASIA syndrome when injected with complete Freund s adjuvant. Clin Exp Rheum 2011;29: Tarricone E, Ghirardello A, Rampudda M, Bassi N, Doria A. Autoantibody detection in serum of patients with autoimmune miositi: identification of anti-sae1/sae2 antibodies by unlabelled protein immunoprecipitation. Clin Exp Rheum 2011;29: Rampudda M, Bassi N, Ghirardello A, Arienti S, Canova M, Zen M, Shoenfeld N, Bettio S, Campana C, Perricone C, Doria A. The sense of smell in polymyositis and dermatomyositis. Clin Exp Rheum 2011;29:

12 33. Timeo MC, Del Prete D, Angelo L, Ceol M, Bassi N, Ghirardello A, Comacchio A, Valente M, Mantovani A, D Angelo A, Doria A. Pentraxina 3 (PTX3) e fibrosi: studio immunoistochimico su biopsie renali in pazienti con LES. G Ital Nefrol 2011; 28, S Bassi N, Luisetto R, Ghirardello A, Del Prete D, Ceol M, Iaccarino L, Valente M, Doria A. Immunization with PTX3 induces anti-ptx3 antibodies and delays proteinuria occurrence and death in NZB/NZWF1 mice. Ann Rheum Dis 2011;70(Suppl3): Tineo MC, Del Prete D, Vianello D, Ceol M, Bassi N, Ghirardello A, Comacchio A, Valente M, Mantovani A, D Angelo A, Doria A. Pentraxin 3 and renal fibrosis in human lupus nephritis. XLVII era-edta Congress, Prague, Czech Republic, June 23-26, Ghirardello A, Rampudda M, Tarricone E, Bassi N, Arienti S, Canova M, Iaccarino L, Vattemi G, Lundberg I, Punzi L, Doria A. Valutazione dell accuratezza di un test line blot per la diagnosi sierologica di miosite autoimmune. 48 th congress of Italian Society of Rheumatology, Rimini, Italia, Novembre 23 rd -26 th, Reumatismo 2011;63(Special1): Bassi N, Luisetto R, Del Prete D, Ghirardello A, Ceol M, Iaccarino L, Gatto M, Valente ML, Punzi L, Doria A. NZB/WF1 mice developed ASIA syndrome when injected with complete Freund s adjuvant. 48 th congress of Italian Society of Rheumatology, Rimini, Italia, Novembre 23 rd -26 th, Reumatismo 2011;63(Special1): Bettio S, Rampudda ME, Bassi N, Ghirardello A, Iaccarino L, Shoenfeld N, Punzi L, Doria A. Reduction of the olfactory function in patients with idiopathic inflammatory myopathies: a case control study. 8 th International Congress on Autoimmunity, Granada, Spain, May 9-13, Autoimmun Rev; p Iaccarino L, Ghirardello A, Zen M, Villalta D, Bassi N, Nalotto L, Tincani A, Petri M, Punzi L, Doria A. Effect of SLE pregnancy on serum cytokines. 8 th International Congress on Autoimmunity, Granada, Spain, May 9-13, Autoimmun Rev; p Bassi N, Luisetto R, Del Prete D, Ghirardello A, Valente M, Ceol M, Dal Maso L, Nalotto L, Mantovani A, Blank M, Punzi L, Doria A. Prevention of glomerulonephritis in NZB/NZWF1 mice by immunization with pentraxin 3. 8 th International Congress on Autoimmunity, Granada, Spain, May 9-13, Autoimmun Rev; p Zen M, Iaccarino L, Canova M, Bettio S, Nalotto L, Gatto M, Bassi N, Ghirardello A, Punzi L, Doria A. SLE activity patterns in a color of 165 italian patients: a seven-year follow-up study. 8 th International Congress on Autoimmunity, Granada, Spain, May 9-13, Autoimmun Rev; p Nalotto L, Iaccarino L, Bassi N, Canova M, Zen M, Bettio S, Gatto M, Ghirardello A, Punzi L, Doria A. Rituximab in refractory idiopathic inflammatory myopathy: a report of 5 cases. 8 th International Congress on Autoimmunity, Granada, Spain, May 9-13, Autoimmun Rev; p Gatto M, Bassi N, Canova M, Bettio S, Nalotto L, Zen M, Ghirardello A, Iaccarino L, Punzi L, Doria A. Pregnancy outcomes in women affected by Behçetdisease: a systematic review of the literature. 8 th International Congress on Autoimmunity, Granada, Spain, May 9-13, Autoimmun Rev; p Luisetto R, Bassi N, Del Prete D, Ghirardello A, Ceol M, Gatto M, Cristofaro R, Valente M, Bottazzi B, Punzi L, Doria A. Alum is as effective as and safer than complete Freund s adjuvant in immunization of NZB/NZWF1 mice. 8 th International Congress on Autoimmunity, Granada, Spain, May 9-13, Autoimmun Rev; p

13 45. Gatto M, Duro E, Bassi N, Canova M, Bettio S, Nalotto L, Zen M, Ghirardello A, Iaccarino L, Zambon A, Punzi L, Doria A. Predictive factors for pregnancy outcomes in SLE:a prospective study on 51 pregnancies. 8 th International Congress on Autoimmunity, Granada, Spain, May 9-13, Autoimmun Rev; p Bassi N, Ghirardello A, Gatto M, Nalotto L, Bettio S, Zen M, Del Prete D, Iaccarino L, Punzi L, Doria A. Protective and pathogenetic autoantibodies in lupus glomerulonephritis. 49 th congress of Italian Society of Rheumatology, Milano, Italia, Novembre 21 st -24 th, Reumatismo 2012;64(Special1): Zen M, Nalotto L, Gatto M, Bettio S, Bassi N, Ghirardello A, Iaccarino L, Punzi L, Doria A. Danno cumulativo e pattern di attività nel lupus eritematoso sistemico: stuydio su una coorte di 165 pazienti seguiti per sette anni. 49 th congress of Italian Society of Rheumatology, Milano, Italia, Novembre 21 st -24 th, Reumatismo 2012;64(Special1): Iaccarino L, Rampudda M, Bettio S, Bassi N, Ghirardello A, Nalotto L, Zen M, Shoenfeld N, Punzi L, Doria A. Riduzione della funzione olfattiva nei pazienti con miopatie infiammatorie idiopatiche: studio caso-controllo. 49 th congress of Italian Society of Rheumatology, Milano, Italia, Novembre 21 st -24 th, Reumatismo 2012;64(Special1): Ghirardello A, Iaccarino L, Zen M, Bettio S, Gatto M, Bassi N, Cozzi F, Doria A. BAFF serum levels in unselected patients with connective tissue diseases. 2 nd international congress on controversies in rheumatology and autoimmunity, April 4 th -6 th, 2013, Budapest, Hungary. 50. Bassi N, Ghirardello A, Nalotto L, Gatto M, Bettio S, Zen M, Shoenfeld Y, Iaccarino L, Punzi L, Doria A. Role of autoantibodies in lupus glomerulonephritis onset and progression. 2 nd international congress on controversies in rheumatology and autoimmunity, April 4 th -6 th, 2013, Budapest, Hungary. 51. Pontisso P, Bassi N, Biasiolo A, Luisetto R, Villano G, Gatto M, Turato C, Bizzro G, Ruvoletto M, Quarta S, Ghirardello A, Gatta A, Doria A. Delayed sistemi lupus erythematosus symptoms and increate serviva by serpin B3 in lupus-prone mice. International and Emergency Medicine Bassi N, Luisetto R, Ghirardello A, Del Prete D, Dal Maso L, Gatto M, Iaccarino L, Shoenfeld Y, Punzi L, Doria A. Modulation of glomerulonephritis in NZB/WF1 mice: vaccination with PTX3 induces anti-ptx3 antibodies, delays the onset and decreases the severity of glomerulonephritis. Reumatismo 2013;65(Special 3): Raffeiner B, Bernardi L, Bassi N, Botsios C, Ometto F, Todesco S, Doria A, Punzi L. Predire e valutare la risposta clinica ad abatacept nei pazienti resistenti agli anti-tnf-α. Reumatismo 2013;65(Special 3): Zen M, Bettio S, Nalotto L, Gatto M, Ghirardello A, Bassi N, Borella E, Palma L, Domeneghetti M, Iaccarino L, Punzi L, Doria A. Remissione clinica, terapia e danno cumulativo nel lupus eritematoso sistemico: risultati preliminari su una coorte di 100 pazienti. Reumatismo 2013;65(Special 3): Ghirardello A, Iaccarino L, Zen M, Bettio S, Nalotto L, Gatto M, Bassi N, Punzi L, Doria A. Livelli sierici di BLyS (B lymphocyte simulator) in pazienti non selezionati affetti da malattie reumatiche autoimmuni. Reumatismo 2013;65(Special3): Bassi N, Luisetto R, Ghirardello A, Valente ML, Della Barbera M, Nalotto L, Doria A. 17-βestradiol affects nephritogenic-antinephritogenic autoantibody network accelerating glomerulonephritis in NZB/WF1 mice. 9 th International Congress on Autoimmunity, Nice, France, March 26-30, 2014; number:

14 57. Zen M, Palma L, Bettio S, Nalotto L, Gatto M, Domenighetti M, Borella E, Bassi N, Iaccarino L, Ghirardello A, Punzi L, Doria A. Prolonged remission and damage accrual in systemic lupus erythematosus: results from a cohort of 150 patients. 9 th International Congress on Autoimmunity, Nice, France, March 26-30, 2014; number: Gatto M, Bassi N, Luisetto R, Zen M, Domeneghetti M, Iaccarino L, Ghirardello A, Doria A. New Zealand Mixed (NZM) mice are models of severe lupus-like disease. 9 th International Congress on Autoimmunity, Nice, France, March 26-30, 2014; number: Luisetto R, Brocco S, Bassi N, Ghirardello A, Gatto M, Sacerdoti D, Doria A. High Frequency ultrasonography is useful in the evaluation of MRL/lpr mice. 9 th International Congress on Autoimmunity, Nice, France, March 26-30, 2014; number: Palma L, Bassi N, Zen M, Bettio S, Nalotto L, Gatto M, Borella E, Iaccarino L, Doria A. Efficacy and safety of rituximab in patients with lupus: a single centre experience. 9 th International Congress on Autoimmunity, Nice, France, March 26-30, 2014; number: Nalotto L, Iaccarino L, Bassi N, Zen M, Domeneghetti M, Friso L, Ghirardello A, Doria A. Rituximab in refractory idiopathic inflammatory myopathy: a report of 9 cases. 9 th International Congress on Autoimmunity, Nice, France, March 26-30, 2014; number: Bettio S, Ghirardello A, Domeneghetti M, Zen M, Gatto M, Bassi N, Iaccarino L, Doria A. Preliminary data on the safety profile of belimumab in the real-life a single centre experience. 9 th International Congress on Autoimmunity, Nice, France, March 26-30, 2014; number: Bernardi L, Botsios C, Ometto F, Bassi N, Doria A, Punzi L. Predicting and estimating clinical response to abatacept in multiple TNF-α blocker resistant rheumatoid arthritis. 9 th International Congress on Autoimmunity, Nice, France, March 26-30, 2014; number: Luisetto R, Brocco S, Bassi N, Ghirardello A, Gatto M, Sacerdoti A, Punzi L, Doria A. L ultrasonografia ad alta frequenza è utile nella valutazione dei topi MRL/lpr. 51 National Congress SIR and 17 National Congress CROI, November 26-29, Bassi N, Luisetto R, Ghirardello A, Del Prete D, Iaccarino L, Punzi L, Doria A. La vaccinazione con la PTX3 riduce la produzione di BLyS e ritarda la glomerulo nefrite nei topi NZB/WF1. 51 National Congress SIR and 17 National Congress CROI, November 26-29, Beggio M, Ghirardello A, Bassi N, Faggin E, Teramo A, Punzi L, Doria A. In vitro effects of estrogens on cell growth and BLyS MRNA expression in human monocyte cell line. 3 rd international congress on controversies in rheumatology and autoimmunity, March 12 th -14 th, 2015, Sorrento, Italy. 67. Luisetto R, Bassi N, Ghirardello A, Villano G, Valente ML, Pontisso P, Punzi L, Shoenfeld Y, Doria A. The Hepatitis virus PreS1 protein retards the onset of lupus-like glomerulonephritis in NZB/WF1 mice. 3 rd international congress on controversies in rheumatology and autoimmunity, March 12 th -14 th, 2015, Sorrento, Italy. 68. Nalotto L, Bassi N, Del Prete D, Ghirardello A, Ceol M, Gatto M, Zen M, Bettio S, Iaccarino L, Mantovani A, Punzi L, Doria A. PTX3, anti-c1q and anti-ptx3 antibodies in patients with lupus glomerulonephritis. 3 rd international congress on controversies in rheumatology and autoimmunity, March 12 th -14 th, 2015, Sorrento, Italy. 69. Iaccarino L, Bettio S, Zen M, Bassi N, Ghirardello A, Domeneghetti M, Gatto M, Nalotto L, Punzi L, Doria A. Belimumab is effective in active SLE patients in clinical practice setting. 3 rd international congress on controversies in rheumatology and autoimmunity, March 12 th -14 th, 2015, Sorrento, Italy. 14

15 70. Ghirardello A, Bettio S, Nalotto L, Bassi N, Beggio M, Iaccarino L, Punzi L, Doria A. Autoantibody profiling in miositi patients: diagnostic preformance of a wide spectrum line blot assay. 3 rd international congress on controversies in rheumatology and autoimmunity, March 12 th -14 th, 2015, Sorrento, Italy. 71. Bettio S, Zen M, Bassi N, Domeneghetti M, Ghirardello A, Nalotto L, Gatto M, Iaccarino L, Punzi L, Doria A. Real-life data on the safety of Belimumab in SLE treatment: a single centre experience. 3 rd international congress on controversies in rheumatology and autoimmunity, March 12 th -14 th, 2015, Sorrento, Italy. 72. Gatto M, Bettio S, Bassi N, Zen M, Nalotto L, Iaccarino L, Punzi L, Doria A. Belimumab in lupus glomerulonephritis: identifying suitable patients. 3 rd international congress on controversies in rheumatology and autoimmunity, March 12 th -14 th, 2015, Sorrento, Italy. 73. Bassi N, Gatto M, Luisetto R, Ghirardello A, Iaccarino L, Del Prete D, Pontisso P, Valente M, Punzi L, Doria A. SerpinB3 administration delays and attenuates glomerulonephritis in NZB/WF1 mice. 3 rd international congress on controversies in rheumatology and autoimmunity, March 12 th -14 th, 2015, Sorrento, Italy. Papers and reviews 1. Zampieri S, Ghirardello A, Rossini K, Iaccarino L, Bassi N, Atzeni F, Sarzi-Puttini P, Doria A. Antigen preparation for immunological studies in systemic autoimmune diseases. Ann N Y Acad Sci 2007;1109: Review. 2. Ghirardello A, Bizzaro N, Zampieri S, Iaccarino L, Bassi N, Tozzoli R, Ruffatti A, Villalta D, Tonutti E, Doria A. Biological and clinical relevance of anti-prothrombin antibodies. Ann N Y Acad Sci 2007;1109: Paper. 3. Bassi N, Ghirardello A, Iaccarino L, Zampieri S, Rampudda ME, Atzeni F, Sarzi-Puttini P, Shoenfeld Y, Doria A. OxLDL/beta(2)GPI-anti-oxLDL/beta(2)GPI complex and atherosclerosis in SLE patients. Autoimmun Rev 2007;7:52-8. Review. 4. Bassi N, Amital D, Amital H, Doria A, Shoenfeld Y. CFS: Characteristics and possible causes for its pathogenesis. Isr Med Assoc J 2008;10: Review. 5. Vitiello L, Bassi N, Campagnolo P, Zaccariotto E, Occhi G, Malerba A, Pigozzo S, Reggiani C, Ausoni S, Zaglia T, Gamba PG, Baroni MD, Ditadi A. In vivo delivery of naked antisense oligos in aged mdx mice analysis of dystrophin restoration in skeletal and cardiac muscle. Neuromuscul Disord 2008;18: Paper. 6. Doria A, Canova M, Tonon M, Zen M, Rampudda E, Bassi N, Atzeni F, Zampieri S, Ghirardello A. Infection as triggers and complication of sistemic lupus erythematosus. Autoimmun Rev 2008;8: Review. 7. Bassi N, Zampieri S, Ghirardello A, Tonon M, Zen M, Cozzi F, Doria A. Pentraxins, anti-pentraxins antibodies and atherosclerosis. Clin Rev Allergy Immunol 2009;37: Review. 8. Bassi N, Zampieri S, Ghirardello A, Tonon M, Zen M, Beggio S, Matsuura E, Doria A. oxldl/β 2 GPI complex and anti-oxldl/β 2 GPI in SLE: prevalence and correlates. Autoimmunity 2009;42: Paper. 9. Briani C, Lucchetta M, Ghirardello A, Toffanin E, Zampieri S, Ruggero S, Scarlato M, Quattrini A, Bassi N, Ermani M, Battistin L, Doria A. Neuroplupus is associated with antiribosomal P protein antibodies: an inception cohort study. J Autoimmun 2009;32: Paper. 10. Ortega-Hernandez OD, Bassi N, Shoenfeld Y, Anaya JM. The long pentraxin 3 and its role in autoimmunity. Semin Arthritis Rheum 2009;39: Review. 15

16 11. Ghirardello A, Bendo R, Rampudda ME, Bassi N, Zampieri S, Doria A. Commercial blot assays in the diagnosis of systemic rheumatic diseses. Autoimmun Rev 2009;8: Review. 12. Doria A, Arienti S, Bassi N, Rampudda ME, Canova M, Tonon M, Zen M, Bettio S, Ghirardello A. Diagnosi precoce nel LES. 46 congresso della Società Italiana di Reumatologia, Rimini, Italia, Novembre 4-7, 2009, vol 61, numero speciale 1. Reumatismo; P Paper. 13. Ortega-Hernandez OD, Cuccia M, Bozzini S, Bassi N, Moscavitch S, Diaz-Gallo LM, Blank M, Agmon-Levin N, Shoenfeld Y. Autoantibodies, polymorphisms in the serotonin pathway, and human leukocyte antigen class II alleles in chronic fatigue syndrome: are they associated with age at onset and specific symptoms? Ann NY Acad Sci 2009;1173: Paper. 14. Sfriso P, Ghirardello A, Botsios C, Tonon M, Zen M, Bassi N, Bassetto F, Doria A. Infections and autoimmunity: the multifaceted relationship. J Leukoc Biol 2010;87: Review. 15. Bassi N, Ghirardello A, Blank M, Zampieri S, Sarzi-Puttini P, Mantovani A, Shoenfeld Y, Doria A. IgG anti-pentraxin 3 antibodies in sistemic lupus erythematosus. Ann Rheum Dis 2010;69: Paper. 16. Ghirardello A, Rampudda M, Ekholm L, Bassi N, Tarricone E, Zampieri S, Zen M, Vattemi GA, Lundberg IE, Dorias A. Diagnostic performance and validation of autoantibody testing in myositis by a commercial line blot assay. Rheumatology 2010;49: Paper. 17. Doria A, Zen M, Canova M, Bettio S, Bassi N, Nalotto L, Rampudda M, Ghirardello A, Iaccarino L. SLE diagnosis and treatment: when early is early. Autoimmun Rev 2010;10: Paper. 18. Zen M, Bassi N, Campana C, Bettio S, Tarricone E, Nalotto L, Ghirardello A, Doria A. Protective molecules and their cognate antibodies: new players in autoimmunity. Autoimmun Highlights 2010:1: Review. 19. Bassi N, Luisetto R, Del Prete D, Ghirardello A, Ceol M, Rizzo S, Iaccarino L, Gatto M, Valente ML, Punzi L, Doria A. Induction of the ASIA syndrome in NZB/NZWF1 mice after injection of complete Freund s adjuvant (CFA). Lupus 2012;21: Paper. 20. Zen M, Bassi N, Nalotto L, Canova M, Bettio S, Gatto M, Ghirardello A, Iaccarino L, Punzi L, Doria A. Disease activity patterns in a monocentric cohort of SLE patients: a seven-year follow-up study. Clin Exp Rheumatol 2012;30: Paper. 21. Bassi N, Luisetto R, Ghirardello A, Gatto M, Bottazzi B, Shoenfeld Y, Punzi L, Doria A. Vaccination of mice for research purpose: alum is as effective as and safer than Complete Freund Adjuvant. Reumatismo 2012;64: Paper. 22. Doria A, Zen M, Bettio S, Gatto M, Bassi N, Nalotto L, Ghirardello A, Iaccarino L, Punzi L. Autoinflammation and autoimmunità: bridging the divide. Autoimmun Rev 2012;12: Review. 23. Tarricone E, Ghirardello A, Rampudda M, Bassi N, Punzi L, Doria A. Anti-SAE antibodies in autoimmune myositis: identification by unlabelled protein immunoprecipitation in an Italian patient cohort. J Immunol Methods 2012;384: Paper. 24. Gatto M, Zen M, Ghirardello A, Bettio S, Bassi N, Iaccarino L, Punzi L, Doria A. Emerging and critical issues in the pathogenesis of lupus. Autoimmun Rev 2013;12: Review. 16

17 25. Gatto M, Iaccarino L, Ghirardello A, Bassi N, Pontisso P, Punzi L, Shoenfeld Y, Doria A. Serpins, Immunity and autoimmunity: old molecules, new functions. Clin Rev Allergy Immunol 2013;45: Review. 26. Ghirardello A, Bassi N, Palma L, Borella E, Domeneghetti M, Punzi L, Doria A. Autoantibodies in polymyositis and dermatomyositis. Curr Rheumatol Rep 2013;15:335. Review. 27. Villalta D, Bizzaro N, Bassi N, Zen M, Gatto M, Ghirardello A, Iaccarino L, Punzi L, Doria A. Anti-dsDNA antibody isotypes in systemic lupus erythematosus: IgA in addition to IgG antidsdna help to identify glomerulonephritis and active disease. PLoS One 2013;8:e Paper. 28. Ramonda R, Modesti V, Ortolan A, Scanu A, Bassi N, Oliviero F, Punzi L. Serological markers in psoriasi arthritis: promising tools. Exp Biol Med (Maywood) 2013;238: Paper. 29. Bassi N, Luisetto R, Ghirardello A, Gatto M, Valente M, Della Barbera M, Nalotto L, Punzi L, Doria A. 17-β-estradiol affects BLyS serum levels and nephritogenic autoantibody network accelerating glomerulonephritis in NZB/WF1 mice. Lupus 2015;24: Paper. 30. Iaccarino L, Shoenfeld N, Rampudda M, Zen M, Gatto M, Ghirardello A, Bassi N, Punzi L, Shoenfeld Y, Doria A. The olfactory function is impaired in patients with idiopathic inflammatory myopathies. Immunol Res 2014;60: Paper. 31. Bassi N, Del Prete D, Ghirardello A, Gatto M, Ceol M, Zen M, Bettio S, Monatovani A, Iaccarino L, Punzi L, Doria A. PTX3, anti-ptx3 and anti-c1q autoantibodies in lupus glomerulonephritis. Accepted for publication in Clin Rev Allergy Immunol. Paper. I authorize the treatment of my sensible and personal data in compliance with Italian law in force D.Lgs. 196/2003. Padova, April 17 th 2015 Dr. Nicola Bassi 17

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