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Lorenzo Fuccio

Associate Professor

Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences

Academic discipline: MED/12 Gastroenterology

Curriculum vitae

Personal information

Name: Lorenzo Fuccio

Date of birth: December 07th, 1974

Nationality: Italian

Birth place: Porto San Giorgio (FM), Italy

Address: Work: Via Massarenti, 9, 40135, Bologna, Italy

Phone/Fax: +39-(0)51-2143338 (work)

Social status: Married, two daughters.




1993-1999. Degree in Medicine at the University of Bologna (Italy); final mark 110/110 cum laude; dissertation on: ”Microsatellite instability in adenomatous polyps in first-degree relatives of patients with colorectal cancer”, subsequently published in Cancer Research 2003; 63(4):787-92.

2000-2004. Residency in Gastroenterology at the University of Bologna (Italy); final mark 70/70 cum laude; dissertation on: “APC treatment for GAVE-related bleeding in patients with haemorragic diathesis due to liver cirrhosis”, subsequently published in Digestion 2009; 79(3):143-150

2004-2008. Resident in Gastroenterology at S.Orsola Hospital, Bologna (Italy)

2008-2015. Assistant Professor of Gastroenterology at the University of Bologna (Italy)

From 2015 Associate Professor of Gastroenterology at University of Bologna (Italy)


International Experiences

1999 (Summer): Basic Science Center of University of San Diego, California (UCSD) for a study project on microsatellite stability and Colorectal Cancer (Tutors: Dr. L. Ricciardiello; Prof. CR Boland)

2013 (Feb-March): Training period in Endoscopic Ultrasound at Clinique du Trocadero, Paris (Tutor: Dr. Laurent Palazzò)

2013 (May): Awarded the International Fellowship Grant of European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE) for a course in advanced endoscopy at the Hopital Herriot, Digestive Diseases Division, Tutor: Prof T. Ponchon

Fields of interest: Diagnostic and Interventional Endoscopy, Management of Radiation-induced Gastrointestinal Complications, H.pylori-related diseases and Upper GI diseases. 

Articles have been published in: Annals of internal medicine, Gastroenterology, British Medical Journal, Gut, American Journal of Gastroenterology, Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Endoscopy, Nature Clinical Practice Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Alimentary Pharmacology & Therapeutics, Helicobacter, Cancer Research, Archives of Surgery, Journal of Clinical Gastroenterology, Digestion, Journal of Chemotherapy, European Journal of Gastroenterology & Hepatology, Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology.

Full-Text Articles: > 185; H-index: 33 (Scopus). Number of citations: >4800 (Scopus).

Complete list of publications: http:\\\lorenzofuccio

Co-Editor of: "Endoscopy", "Best Practice and Research: Clinical Gastroenterology". 

Member of the Research Committee of the European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE), Editorial Board of the "World Journal of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy", " International Journal of Gastroenterology Disorders & Therapy", "Journal of Gastric Disorders and Therapy".

Member of European Society of Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ESGE) and of Italian Society for Digestive Endoscopy (SIED).

Co-author of ESGE Guidelines

Awarded the 2015 WEO Research Award 

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