Federica Avezza


Born in Milan in 1955. Graduated in Veterinary Medicine in 1979 with a speciality in Small Animal Clinics in 1982. From 1980 to 1999 worked in Milan University as responsible of the Analysis Laboratory. From 2002 Researcher at Milan Bicocca University. Since the Academic Year 03-04 in charge for the course of Biomedical Laboratory Techniques. English Course coordinator for the School of Medicine. Manager in charge for the Rodents Animal House.


  • Hematology and clinical chemistry of laboratory animals.
  • Collaboration on research  within the projects of the Department.


  1. Islet Transplantation and Insulin Administration Relieve Long-Term Complications and Rescue the Residual EndogenousPancreatic β Cells. Figliuzzi M, Bianchi R, Cavagnini C, Lombardi R, Porretta-Serapiglia C, Lauria G, Avezza F, Canta A, Carozzi V, Chiorazzi A, Marmiroli P, Meregalli C, Oggioni N, Sala B, Cavaletti G, Remuzzi A. Am J Pathol. 2013 Nov;183(5):1527-38. doi: 10.1016/j.ajpath.2013.07.032. PubMed PMID: 24160324.
  2. CR4056, a new analgesic I2 ligand, is highly effective against bortezomib-induced painful neuropathy in rats. Meregalli C, Ceresa C, Canta A, Carozzi VA, Chiorazzi A, Sala B, Oggioni N,Lanza M, Letari O, Ferrari F, Avezza F, Marmiroli P, Caselli G, Cavaletti G. J Pain Res. 2012;5:151-67. doi: 10.2147/JPR.S32122.Epub 2012 Jun 20. PubMed PMID: 22792002; PubMed Central PMCID: PMC3392714.
  3. Exposure-response relationship of the synthetic epothilone sagopilone in a peripheral neurotoxicity rat model. Chiorazzi A, Höchel J, Stöckigt D, Canta A, Carozzi VA, Meregalli C, Avezza F,Crippa L, Sala B, Ceresa C, Oggioni N, Cavaletti G. Neurotox Res. 2012 Aug;22(2):91-101. doi: 10.1007/s12640-011-9302-7.Epub 2011 Dec 22. PubMed PMID: 22190114.
  4. Regression of diabetic complications by islet transplantation in the rat. Remuzzi A, Cornolti R, Bianchi R, Figliuzzi M, Porretta-Serapiglia C, Oggioni  N, Carozzi V, Crippa L, Avezza F, Fiordaliso F, Salio M, Lauria G, Lombardi R,Cavaletti G. Diabetologia. 2009 Dec;52(12):2653-61. doi: 10.1007/s00125-009-1537-y. Epub 2009 Sep 30. PubMed PMID: 19789851.
  5. Bortezomib-induced painful  neuropathy in rats: a behavioral, neurophysiological and pathological study in rats. Meregalli C, Canta A, Carozzi VA, Chiorazzi A, Oggioni N, Gilardini A, Ceresa  C, Avezza F, Crippa L, Marmiroli P, Cavaletti G.  Eur J Pain. 2010 Apr;14(4):343-50. doi: 10.1016/j.ejpain.2009.07.001. Epub 2009 Aug 19. PubMed PMID: 19695912.