Usa, Serbia, Morocco and Indonesia: Catania, world capital of Harm Reduction

Catania, 27 February, 2023 – “Harm reduction is an evidence-based approach that can help smokers who are unable or unwilling to quit smoking”, so Prof. Riccardo Polosa, founder of CoEHAR, who inaugurated this morning the second phase of the Replica 2.0 research project which counts on the international collaboration of 5 different countries. “Catania is […]

27th February: Replica 2.0 Kick-off meeting

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From Monday 27th February to Thursday 2nd March, CoEHAR will host the kick-off meeting of the REPLICA 2.0 project. A team of international researchers from different countries will attend the event coordinated by CoEHAR to launch the new era of Replica.

5th Scientific Summit in Athens: success for the Replica project

CoEHAR Director Giovanni Li Volti and the co-project leader of the Replica project Massimo Caruso have been invited to be part of the 5th Scientific Summit on Harm Reduction in Athens to deliver a presentation on the latest results obtained by the Replica project and their implication for public health. The 5th Scientific Summit on […]

Impact of ENDS on oxidative stress: a Replica project review

An independent review by the Replica project team examines the impact of tobacco smoke and electronic nicotine delivery systems use on oxidative stress, the precursor of the so-called tobacco related diseases (respiratory and cardiovascular diseases, tumors). To date, the scientific evidence available constitutes a puzzle of information, which, despite experimental and procedural limitations of international […]

Replica project results at the XVI FISV Congress in Naples

The Replica project team activity and the results of the studies on the reduced cytotoxicity and inflammation induced by cigarette smoke and ENDS aerosol will be presented during the XVI edition of the Congress of the Italian Federation of Life Sciences (FISV), which represents over 10.0000 Italian scientists and which will take place from 14 […]

Replica Project at the Scientific Summit on Tobacco Harm Reduction

The 5th Scientific Summit on Tobacco Harm Reduction: Novel products, Research & Policy, is organised by SCOHRE, the International Association on Smoking Control & Harm Reduction, and will be held on September 21 and 22, 2022 in Atene, Greece. The objective of the Summit is to offer opportunities for scientists of different countries to: present, discuss, […]

Replica Project: switching to ecig can restore vascular system repair mechanisms

LINK TO THE STUDY: CoEHAR (Center of Excellence for the acceleration of Harm Reduction) researchers, involved in the Replica project, have foundthat switching to electronic cigarettes and heated tobacco products reduce the vascular damage and the onset of smoking-related diseases. The research findings are a strong challenge to the common misconception that using e-cigarettes and heated tobacco […]

Replica project: Temple University features a lecture by Massimo Caruso

The co-project leader of Replica, Massimo Caruso, has been invited by the Temple University (USA) to hold a lecture about the results achieved during the first year of the Replica project. The Temple University is one of the seven international partners of Replica, the CoEHAR research project which replicated three relevant studies in the cytotoxicity […]

Experimental Biology 2022: CoEHAR flies to Philadelphia to present the Replica project

CoEHAR presented the results of the Replica project during Experimental Biology 2022, the annual meeting that brings together thousands of scientists and experts in the field of anatomy, biochemistry and molecular biology, investigative pathology, pharmacology, and physiology. Representing CoEHAR, the researcher Alfio Distefano, PhD student in neuroscience at the University of Catania With thousands of […]