User Biography : Dr Silvio Danese Silvio Danese is gastroenterologist at Istituto Clinico Humanitas in Milan, related to the University of Milan, Italy. He is Head of the IBD Center, in the Division of Gastroenterology. He graduated in Medicine in 1999 at Catholic University of Rome, and He started his Fellowship in Gastroenterology at Policlinico Gemelli, in Rome. From 2001 till 2004 he was research associate in Dr. Claudio Fiocchi’s laboratory, at the Division of Gastroenterology at Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA. In 2005 he became a specialist in gastroenterology, and from 2005 to 2006 he graduated as a PhD in Physiopathology. Dr. Danese main research area of interest is the investigation of the fundamental mechanisms underlying IBD pathogenesis, and is actively involved in investigating novel imaging modalities for IBD. He is involved in many national and international clinical trials from phase I to phase III, while his daily clinical activity is related to IBD patient care. He is in the Editorial Board of GUT, Alimentary Pharmacology and Therapeutics, Journal of Crohn’s and Colitis, Current Drug Targets and World Journal of Gastroenterology, and is authors of several papers in international journals including Gastroenterology, GUT, Journal of Clinical Investigation, Nature, Journal of Immunology, Trends in Immunology. He has served as ECCO Scientific Commettee from 2007 to 2010, and since 2012 is the current ECCO Secretary. He is also a member of IOIBD, where he serves as chair of the clinical trials task force.
Biography Updated on 30 April 2013