Fabrizio Bruschi was born in Pisa in 1954. He graduated in 1979 in Medicine, University of Pisa, Pisa, Italy, score: 110/110 cum laude; haematology specialization, University of Pisa, Italy, score: 70/70 cum laude. Certificat d´Etudes Superieures in Immunologie et Pathologie Parasitaires at the Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris, France. In 2002, he obtained the position of Professor of Parasitology in the Faculty of Medicine of University of Pisa and he is also in charge of the Parasitology Sector of University Microbiology Laboratory of the University Hospital in Pisa. His research interests are represented mainly by host-parasite relations in helminth infections such as trichinellosis of which different aspects, both experimental and clinical have been studied. He has been a Coordinator of different research projects both at local and at national (MURST and Ministry of Health) levels on trichinellosis. He served as the First Vice-President of the European Federation of Parasitologists from 2000 to 2008, and in virtue of this position, he has participated to the Scientific Consultation Group of ECDC in Stockholm. He was involved in the preparation of the FAO/WHO/OIE Guidelines for Human Trichinellosis. He has been serving as the Vice-President of the Società Italiana di Parassitologia since 2008, and a Member of the Executive Committee of the International Commission on trichinellosis. Since 2010, he has been serving as a Member of ESCMID and he participates to the Study Group of Clinical Parasitology. He authored and coauthored over 130 publications among which chapters in books from international publishers, and served as an editor of books or journal supplements. He serves in the Editorial Board of the new Journal of Infectious Diseases and Immunity and of the Advisory Board for Clinical Parasitology of the Turkiye Klinikleri Journal of Medical Sciences.
Biography Updated on 19 January 2012