Rosaria Meccariello

Rosaria Meccariello
Associate Professor of Biology at the University of Naples Parthenope, Naples, Italy


Dr Meccariello, got her Degree in Biology at the University of Naples Federico II, Italy, and the Ph.D in Comparative Endocrinology at the University of Padova, Italy, in 1997 and 2004 respectively. Currently, she is Associate Professor of Biology at the Department of Movement and Wellness Sciences at Parthenope University of Naples, Italy. She is an expert in biology of reproduction, spermatogenesis, hypothalamuspituitary- gonad axis, central and local activity of GnRH, endocannabinoid and kisspeptin systems. Scopus author ID: 6602795788; ORCID author ID:

Research Interest

Biology of reproduction; reproductive endocrinology; spermatogenesis; sperm quality; hypothalamus - pituitary - gonad axis; endocannabinoids; kisspeptins; GnRH; endocrine disruptor chemicals; bisphenol A; local regulation of testicular activity in vertebrates; gene expression; characterization of endocannabinoid system and endocannabinoid activity in testis and hypothalamus; central and local activity of gonadotropin releasing hormone (GnRH); crosstalk between endocannabinoids and GnRH system; GnRH and kisspeptin; endocannabinoid system and sperm functions.