Prof. Daniele Passarella’s Research Group
Department of Chemistry
University of Milan



of API

Natural Products
as Leads


European Joint Doctorate on chemistry and biology of neurodegeneration, Horizon 2020 – Marie Skłodowska-Curie Innovative Training Networks

It is a plesure for us to introduce you the new European Joint Doctorate called TubInTrain. You can find more details on this ufficial Link.

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Microtubule-targeting agents and neurodegeneration

Drug Discovery Today, 2020

Check out our last publication! You will find out about microtubule-targeting approaches for neurodegeneration and potential application of microtubule-targeting agents based on available preclinical and clinical data.  Link


New frontiers of engineered nanovectors to improve treatment efficacy and safety in neurological disorders.

On January 21st, Kick-off meeting of Nevermind
“New frontiers of engineered nanovectors to improve treatment efficacy and safety in neurological disorders”

Cannabidiol as the Substrate
in Acid-Catalyzed Intramolecular Cyclization

J. Nat. Prod. 2020
Let’s go to read our recently published article! It’s about the chemical conversion of CBD into THC’s isomers. Link

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Publications of the research group

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challenging papers, breaking news, images and videos

The major genetic risk factor for severe COVID-19 is inherited from Neanderthals, Hugo Zeberg & Svante Pääbo, Nature, Nov 2020.
Anthony Fauci and Alberto Mantovani Webinar
Carlo Rovelli: Seminar about his new book “Helgoland”.
SARS-CoV-2 vaccines in development Nature paper
COVID-19: Drug Targets and Potential TreatmentsJournal of Medicinal Chemistry – Paper
COVID research updates
Nature wades through the literature on the new coronavirus — and summarizes key papers as they appear
Coronavirus: Research, Commentary, and News
The Science journals are striving to provide the best and most timely research, analysis, and news coverage of COVID-19
Food an Drug Administration

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Upcoming webinars, seminars, conferences etc.

TubInTrain E-meeting Thursday 25th February 2021 at 10.30 pm
lecture of Prof. Mariapin D’Onofrio

TubInTrain E-meeting Thursday 4th March 2021 at 5.30 pm
lecture of Prof. Evangelina Nogales De La Morena

IV International summer school on natural products
Virtual edition, 6th-8th July 2021

Professor Daniele Passarella

Full Professor of Organic Chemistry
University of Milan – Department of Chemistry