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Antonio Muscari

Alma Mater Professor

Alma Mater Studiorum - Università di Bologna

Adjunct professor

Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences

Adjunct professor

Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences

Curriculum vitae

Prof. Antonio Muscari, MD, FESC

Curriculum Vitae


General information

Date of birth: 14 January 1953

High school diploma: Liceo Scientifico (1971)

Degree in Medicine: 28 July 1977, cum laude

Winner of a grant from the National Research Council (CNR) (1978).

Master in Sports Medicine (1978).

University Researcher in Internal Medicine (1980).

Specialty diploma in Internal Medicine (1982) and Cardiology (1986).

Qualification for the position of Associate Professor in Internal Medicine (2003).

Associate Professor of Internal Medicine (2006).

Present position and address: Stroke Unit, Operative Unit of Internal Medicine directed by Prof. M. Zoli, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Bologna, S. Orsola-Malpighi Hospital, via Albertoni 15, 40138 Bologna, Italy.



Teaching experience

A) University School of  Medicine Courses: Internal Medicine, Geriatrics, Sports Medicine.

B) University Diploma Courses: Pneumology, Geriatrics and Gerontology, Medical Statistics and Biometry, Nursing Sciences, Internal Medicine

C) Specialty Schools Courses: Medical Informatics and Biomedical Instruments, Clinical Methodology and Instrumental Diagnostics, Geriatrics, Medical Pathophysiology, Internal Medicine


Author of an expert system in the diagnosis of cardiovascular diseases, together with a cardiology textbook, both mainly intended as teaching tools for students.

Secretary of the Geriatrics Specialty School at the University of Bologna (2002-2010).


Scientific Activity

Fellow of the Royal Postgraduate Medical School (Hammersmith Hospital) - Cardiovascular Unit directed by Prof. A. Maseri - University of London (1982).

Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology (FESC), of the Italian Society of Cardiology (SIC) and of the Italian Society of Internal Medicine (SIMI).

Director of several research programs, including complex epidemiological surveys involving hundreds of people.

Reviewer of scientific papers on behalf of international journals (European Heart Journal, American Journal of Cardiology, Arteriosclerosis Thrombosis and Vascular Biology, Heart, Diabetes Care, etc.)

Author of more than 200 scientific publications, 3 books an 4 book chapters, mainly concerning cardiovascular risk, epidemiological investigations in the elderly and, recently, the physiopathology, prognosis and treatment of stroke.