This is the sixth special issue focused on Polyamines available on Amino Acids. It is an editorial
initiative on the occasion of the 5th International Conference on Polyamines: Biochemical,
Physiological and Clinical Perspectives held in Taiwan, in 2018. This special issue brings together
17 peer-reviewed manuscripts that provide the essence of the lectures and posters presented at the
above-mentioned conference on the biological and physiological roles of polyamines, Amino Acids
(2020) 52 (2): 111-328.
The issue is a tribute and dedicated by internationally recognized experts to the memory of
Professor Seymour S. Cohen, a prominent scientist in polyamine research.



Biochemical and pathophysiological properties of polyamines

Obituary Prof. Dr. Seymour S. Cohen

About Us

The International Polyamines Foundation has been constituted on July 6th, 2018 in Rome, Italy.
The International Polyamines Foundation aims to bring together the leading experts of the international scientific community and will have its headquarter at Sapienza University of Rome, which emphasizes the Italian excellence in this field of study, reinforcing the capacity to attract researchers from around the world who already work at the research laboratories at the Physiology and Biochemistry building at the University of Rome.

The goals of the Foundation are to provide financial support for the following main aspects:

Young Scientists

to attend international meetings with the aim to increase the number of…

International Meetings

with the purpose to bring together all the scientists of the community

Research Projects

organized every year or every two years


for young scientists with scholarships to have training in polyamine labs in…

Incoming Conferences

[POSTPONED] 6 th International Conference on Polyamines Biochemical Physiological and Clinical Perspectives – 2021, Tivoli-Rome, IT

6 th International Conference on  Polyamines: Biochemical, Physiological and  Clinical Perspectives  will be held in TIVOLI-ROME, ITALY  2021

[POSTPONED – NEW DATES PUBLISHED] 26th International Symposium on Molecular Medicine – 13-15 May 2021, Tivoli, Rome, Italy

UPDATE June 20th 2020: 26th International Symposium on Molecular Medicine Tivoli, Rome, Italy May 13-15, 2021

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Department of Molecular Medicine, Sapienza University of Rome
Department of Molecular Medicine, University of Padova
Laboratory of Clinical Virology, University of Crete School of Medicine
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