Antonio Gasparini is the new Dean of Medicine and Surgery at Cattolica

Ordinary in Internal Medicine, will take up his position effective November 1st. He succeeds Rocco Bellantoni, at the helm of the faculty since 2010. Best wishes from Rector Franco Agnelli

Antonio Gasparini is New Dean of Cattolica College of Medicine for four years, 2023/24 – 2027/28. He was elected by the College Board at the meeting held yesterday, July 6th. Ordinary in Internal Medicine, succeeding Rocco Bellanton, Dean since 2010. He will take office on November 1. Welcomed by President Franco Agnelli on behalf of the entire university community, he thanked Bellanton for his commitment and the results achieved during his three terms, stressing the “important educational and scientific development at the national and international level of the Faculty of Medicine – which has just achieved and celebrated 60 years of prestigious history – achieved during a period of Her long and emotional presidency.”

medical specialist In Gastroenterology and Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Gasparini joined the Department of Liver Transplantation in the Biochemistry Laboratory at the University of Pittsburgh (USA) as a Clinical and Research Fellow in Gastroenterology from 1990 to 1993. He is Director of the School of Internal Medicine in the College of Medicine and Surgery and Director of the Department of Medical Sciences and surgical, internal medicine and gastroenterology operating units, and the Cemad Center for Gastroenterology of the Agostino Gemelli Irccs Complex Foundation. He is the Integrated Clinical Clinic and Clinical Curriculum Coordinator for the Certificate Course in Medicine and Surgery, and is also a member of the Gemelli IRCCS Board of Directors. Furthermore, he is a member of the Board of Directors of the European Helicobacter and Microbiota Study Group (EHMSG), the European Society of Endoscopy and Nutritional Gastroenterology, the Scientific Committee of United European Gastroenterology, the Italian Society of Gastroenterology, and the Center for Interdisciplinary Research on Food Issues. (TROFIC) of the Catholic University

Author of more than 1240 Cited publications in PubMed, editor of several international scientific journals and member of Italian and international scientific societies. From 2006 to 2008 he was Secretary of the Italian Society for the Study of the Liver and from 2008 to 2011 President of the Italian Research Foundation in Hepatology; 2010 to 2015 Coordinator of the Alliance Against Hepatitis; From 2016 to 2021 Vice President of the Italian Foundation for Gastroenterology. His areas of interest are acute and chronic inflammatory and neoplastic diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, liver and pancreas. In recent years, he has developed a special focus on the role of the intestinal microbiota in health and the pathogenesis of gastrointestinal disease and the radicalization of digestion, in the interaction between the liver, intestine and brain, the role of nutrition, probiotics, antibiotics and the transplantation of microorganisms to modify them.

7 July 2022

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