Francesco De Seta
Dr. Francesco De Seta received his medical training at the University of Pavia, Italy graduating in 1991 with highest honors, followed by specialty training in Obstetrics and Gynecology at the University of Trieste where he is currently a member of the clinical and research faculties. Dr. De Seta is a leader in the area of obstetrical research and serves as vice-president of the European Society of Infectious Diseases in Obstetrics and Gynecology – Italy. He also is a member of the Preterm Birth Consortium of the World Health Organization and part of the Inflammation, Angiogenesis and Vascular Remodeling work group of the Embryo Implantation Control Network (EMBIC). His productive research career has led him into the fields of microbial, proteomic and host defense factors in relation to adverse obstetrical outcomes, and he has been a contributor to the understanding of the relationship of mannose binding lectin polymorphisms and premature birth. He is now contributing to international medicine as an adjunct visiting faculty member of the Global Health Department of Des Moines University, USA.
Biography Updated on 24 February 2011