Alessandro Antonelli received his MD from the University of Pisa, Italy, after which he specialized in Endocrinology. Since 2001 he has been Ass. Professor of Internal Medicine at the University of Pisa. His main research interests are, thyroid cancer, autoimmune thyroid disorders, hepatitis C virus chronic infection, diabetes, autoimmunity and chemokines. Dr. Antonelli studied the epidemiology, the clinic and the immunophysiopathology of the association between hepatitis C infection and thyroid autoimmunity, thyroid papillary cancer and type 2 diabetes, and the immunopathogenesis of these disorders in hepatitis C chronic infection. The researches have been publisehd in more than 150 papers on international scientific journals. He is member of international scientific societies. He is peer reviewer and/or member of the Editorial Board of international scientific journals.
Biography Updated on 27 December 2010