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Bianca Maria Piraccini

Associate Professor

Department of Experimental, Diagnostic and Specialty Medicine - DIMES

Academic discipline: MED/35 Dermatology and Venereal Diseases

Curriculum vitae

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Dr. Bianca Maria Piraccini, M.D., pH.D. 

Born: 21-11-1964

Dr BM Piraccini is Professor in Dermatology at the University of Bologna since 2014 and Researcher since 2000.

She is the director of the Laboratory of Mycology and Parasitology and of the outpatient consultation for Hair and Nail diseases and Allergology  at the Department of Dermatology of the University of Bologna

Major research activities:

- Hair biology: clinical and basic aspects

- Nail biology: clinical and basic aspects

- Oral pathology: clinical and pathological features

- Mycology: direct examination and cultures of biological materials



European Hair Research Society (EHRS, secretary)

European Nail Society (ENS, president)

Società Italiana di Dermatologia e Malattie Sessualmente Trasmesse  (SIDEMAST)

Council for Nail Disorders

American Academy of Dermatology (AAD)

International Society of Human and Animal Mycology (ISHAM)


Editoral boards:

New pages on Therapy

The Journal of Clinical and Aesthetic Dermatology

Therapy and Transplantation


Reviewer for the Scientific Journals:

Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology, since 2000

British Journal of Dermatology, since 2002

Clinical Experimental Dermatology, since 2003

Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology since 2005

International Journal of Dermatology since 2007

Pediatric Dermatology since 2009

Acta Dermato-Venereologica since 2011

Dr. Piraccini is Author of 202 Papers published on International and Italian Journals and  of 11monographies on diseases of the cutaneous appendages.