The 3rd EVIta Symposium will be held in Urbino from 13th to 15th September 2023.

The meeting will give the opportunity to EVIta members and non-EVIta members to share ideas, discuss, tighten collaborations and widen their research network.

The main topics of the meetings will be the following:

  • EV Biology and Biogenesis
  • EVs in physiological processes
  • EVs in pathogenesis of diseases (Malignancies, Chronic, Cardiovascular, neurodegenerative diseases, etc.)
  • EVs as Biomarkers
  • EVs as Therapeutics
  • EVs and Inflammation/Immunity/Aging/Infection
  • EV isolation, characterization and engineering
  • Alternative EV sources (other than human sources)
  • Extracellular nanoparticles 

In order to facilitate the presence of as much research teams as possible, we kindly ask each research team to submit no more than one abstract per category.

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The General Assembly of EVIta society will be held during the 3rd EVIta Symposium on 14th September 2023.


During the 3rd EVIta Symposium in Urbino 3 Best Oral Presentation and 6 Best Poster Presentation Awards was assigned, thanks to the financial support of EVCNA journal.

A commission of Senior EVIta members (who do not serve as member of the EVIta board) were asked to evaluate and judge the presentations of under-35 participants and speakers.
Best Poster Criteria: Catchy title and graphics reflecting content of poster; Exhaustive Introduction; Clear conclusions; Poster display and discussion.
Best Oral Criteria: Content’s Scientific Value; Results Clearly Exposed; Clear take Home message.

Congratulations to the Junior EVIta Member Awardees!

Best Oral Presentations:

  • Roberto Frigerio, Istituto di Scienze e tecnologie chimiche CNR, Milano, IT
  • Valentina Salvi, Università di Brescia, Brescia, IT
  • Ilaria Bellini, Università di Roma, La Sapienza, Roma, IT

Best Posters:

Session I

  • Rachele Agostini, Department of Biomolecular Sciences (DISB), University of Urbino Carlo Bo, Urbino, IT
  • Vanessa Biemmi, Cardiovascular Theranostics, Istituto Cardiocentro Ticino, Laboratories for Translational, Research, Ente Ospedaliero Cantonale Lugano, Switzerland. Faculty of Biomedical Science, Università della Svizzera Italiana Lugano, CH
  • Flavia Giannessi, Department of Science, Roma Tre University, Rome, Italy; Neuroimmunology Unit, Santa Lucia Foundation IRCCS, Rome, IT

Session II

  • Francesco Mazzarelli, Cancer Biomarkers Unit, Fondazione IRCCS Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza, San Giovanni Rotondo(FG), IT
  • Francesca Pontis, Unit of Epigenomics and Biomarkers of Solid Tumors, Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Nazionale dei Tumori, Milan, IT
  • Alessandro Sarcinella, Università degli Studi di Torino, Dipartimento di Biotecnologie Molecolari e Scienze per la Salute, Turin, IT

EVIta supported 8 Young EVIta Members (under-35) to attend the 3rd EVIta Symposium

Here below the Scholarship Winners:

  • Corti Giada (Università di Roma Tor Vergata)
  • Costanzo Elisa (Università di Palermo)
  • Guerricchio Laura (Università di Genova)
  • Muci Marco (Università del Salento)
  • Rizzuto Alessandra Stefania (Università di Milano)
  • Rovere Matteo (Università di Genova)
  • Toffanin Serena (Università di Padova)
  • Yadov Ankush (Università della Svizzera Italiana)

Italian Society for Extracellular Vesicles - EVIta

About EVIta Symposium

13-15 September    

3rd EVIta symposium