Luis Galietta

Luis Galietta

Cell Biology and Disease Mechanisms

Pathophysiology of membrane channels and transporters




My research is dedicated to understanding the mechanisms underlying ion transport in epithelial cells. We use high-throughput screening techniques to identify drugs to treat cystic fibrosis by targeting membrane channels and pumps.

Additional Funding
  • CFF, CYSTIC FIBROSIS FOUNDATION - Impact of CFTR deficiency and inflammation on SARS-CoV-2 infection (2021-2023)
  • ECFS, EUROPEAN CYSTIC FIBROSIS SOCIETY - Identification of novel NMD modulators to rescue nonsense mutations in cystic fibrosis (2022-2024)
  • MSS, Italian ministry of health - Therapeutic approaches for cystic fibrosis patients with rare mutations (2020-2024)