Filippo Canducci was born in San Marino in the 8th of July 1976. In 1996, he obtained the B.S. degree at the Liceo Classico di San Marino (60/60). He was graduated in medicine (110/110) cum Laude, Universtà Cattolica del Sacro Cuore di Roma, in July 2001. In 2002, he obtained the National Medical Board. At The 7th of March 2005, he obtained a Ph.D. degree in pharmacology, chemotherapy, and microbiology from the University of Trieste, Italy. In October 2008, he specialized in microbiology and virology from Università Vita-Salute San Raffaele in Milano. Dr. Canducci was an internal student in the Laboratory of Microbiology at the University of Salamanca from January 1998, till August 1998, where he studied Helicobacter pylori<\i> biology. In Rome, he was an internal student in Medicine from 1998 to 2000, focusing on H.pylori<\i> therapy. He learned molecular biology techniques, and the construction of recombinant human antibodies Fab fragments libraries displayed on the surface of filamentous phages . During his Ph.D., he studied the variability of RNA viruses by phylogenetic analysis or biological assays at the Laboratory of Microbiology and Virology of the University Vita-Salute San Raffaele. In 2003, he isolated and characterized the SARS Coronavirus strain HSR1. In 2004 he was awarded by the Carlo Urbani Foundation for his scientific contribution to understand SARS CoV biology. Dr Canducci has studied emerging respiratory viruses such as the human Metapneumovirus, the Coronaviruses NL-63 and HKU1, human Bocavirus and SoIV Influenza A virus. Since 2003 he has studied HIV-1 infection in vitro in vivo by original phenotypic assays. He is now also leading a research group to study the role of microbes in atherosclerosis. Since 2002 he has been tutoring in Microbiology, and since 2009 he has been appointed as a Contract Professor to teach Microbiology to physiotherapists and biotechnologists at the Universtà Vita-Salute San Raffaele. Furthermore,he is an author of several international papers and he was invited as a speaker in national and international meetings.
Biography Updated on 7 March 2012