11th International Workshop on Neonatology


ACTION has been presented during the 11th International Workshop on Neonatology, Cagliari, Italy, October 26-31, 2015.

The “11th International Workshop on Neonatology – From the womb to the adult”, took place in Cagliari, Italy (October 26-31), following the success of the previous editions which saw the overall presence of more than 5700 participants. Workshop 11 had more than 1000 participants and was accompanied by many national and international institutions and scientific societies (Italian Ministry of Health and UNICEF, just to name a few).


Talks, moderators and discussants:

  • The ACTION project, Prof. Dorret Boomsma (Vu University Amsterdam, The Netherlands)
  • A website for parents and researchers, Matteo Mauri (University of Cagliari, Italy)
  • Biomarkers of aggression: metabolomics, Antonio Noto (University of Cagliari, Italy)
  • Brain mysteries from the womb to the adult: is aggression congenital?, Prof. Vassilios Fanos (University of Cagliari, Italy)
  • Practical impact of ACTION project, Prof. Giuseppe Buonocore (Siena, Italy)
  • Chairman: Prof. Giovanni Mauro Carta (University of Cagliari, Italy)
  • Moderators: Prof. Luigi Atzori (University of Cagliari, Italy)
  • Discussants: Prof. Pierluigi Caboni (University of Cagliari, Italy), Prof. Andrea Rinaldi (University of Cagliari, Italy), Dr. Michele Mussap (Genoa, Italy), Dr. Antonio Del Vecchio (Bari, Italy)


Related media:


Interview with prof. Fanos

Italian Network Videolina




Two articles by University of Cagliari Journalists:
- Congresso imponente con un centinaio di relatori e oltre 670 partecipanti, Ivo Cabiddu
- In città il gotha della neonatologia mondiale, Mario Frongia




University of Cagliari web magazine, Web Coverage