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Paolo Caraceni

Associate Professor

Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences

Academic discipline: MED/09 Internal Medicine

Head of Scuola di Specializzazione Medicina dello Sport e dell'Esercizio Fisico (DI 68/2015)

Curriculum vitae

Place and Date of Birth:

Cingoli (MC), Italy, 11.09.1966

Work Address:

Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna, U.O Semeiotica Medica, Azienda Ospedaliera-Universitaria Policlinico S. Orsola-Malpighi di Bologna, Via Albertoni 15, 40138 Bologna, Italy

 

Academic career

1991: Degree in Medicine, University of Bologna

1992-1993: Clinical and Research Fellow, Transplantation Department, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, USA

1993-1994: Clinical and Research Fellow, Oklahoma Transplantation Institute, Baptist Medical Center of Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, USA

1995: Board certified in Geriatrics at the University of Bologna

2000-2011: Assistant Professor, Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna

2012-present: Associate Professor in Internal Medicine, Alma Mater Studiorum University of Bologna

 

Teaching activity

2000-2012: Professor in Rheumatology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Bologna

2002-2012: Professor in Rheumatology, Post-graduate School of Rheumatology, University of Bologna

2006-2012: Professor in Rheumatology, Post-graduate School of Internal Medicine, University of Bologna

2007-present: Faculty of the Research Doctorate in Biomedical Sciences, University of Bologna

2013-present: Professor in Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Bologna

2015-present: Professor in Internal Medicine, Post-graduate School of Internal Medicine, University of Bologna

2018-present: Professor in Internal Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Surgery (English course), University of Bologna

2014-2016: Secretary of the Post-graduate School of Internal Medicine, University of Bologna

 

Scientific activity

Achievements

1994: Annual Fellowship "American Liver Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship"

1996: Annual Fellowship of the Italian Society of Gastroenterology (SIGE)

1996: Annual Fellowship of the Italian Association for the Study of the Liver (AASLD)

1998 Investigator Award" 49th Annual meeting of the American Association for the Study of the Liver Diseases.

2004-05: Coordinator of Commitee “Basic sciences in Gastroenterology” of the Italian Society of Gastroenterology (SIGE)

2011-2012: Member of the Scientific Committee of the Italian Association for the Study of the Liver (AISF)

2012-2014: General Secretary of the Italian Association for the Study of the Liver (AISF)

2016-2019: Member of the Board of the Italian Foundation for the Research in Hepatology (FIRE)

2013-2017: Chief of the Scientific Board of the Center for Biomedical Applied research (CRBA) of the University of Bologna

2016-2018: Member of the Permanent Committee for Liver Transplantation of the Italian Association for the Study of the Liver (AISF)

2014-18: Member of the Research Animal Welfare Committe (COBA) of the University of Bologna

2019-present: Member of the Steering Committee of the European Association for the Study of the Liver - Chronic Liver Failure Consortium (EASL-CLIF)

2020-present: Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the European Foundation - Chronic Liver Failure Consortium (EF-CLIF)

 

Grants

COFIN 2004: Head of the Research Unit with the project “Role of mitochondria in the ischemic precoditioning in normal and fatty livers exposed to ischemia-reperfusion injury”.

Grant from Fondazione Alma-Medicina 2005: Head of the Research Unit with the project “Induction of tolerance to preservation injury in liver transplantation: molecular mechanisms and clinical applications.”.

Grant Italian Drug Agency (AIFA) 2006: Co-proponent of the no-profit, multicenter, randomized, clinical trial: “The use of human albumin for the treatment of uncomplicated or refractory ascites in patients with liver cirrhosis: a randomized clinical trial”.

Ricerca Università-Regione Emilia-Romagna 2007: Head of the Research Unit with the project: “Injection of SCs from different sources in immunocompromized mice chronically treated with CCl4 to induce liver fibrosis/cirrhosis”

Ricerca Università-Regione Emilia-Romagna 2007: Co-proponent of the Research Unit: “Expansion strategies for the donor pool in solid organ transplantation. Optimization of the use of “marginal” donors”.

Italian National Healthcare System 2011: Proponent of the project: “A personalized medical approach to treat bacterial infections in patients with liver cirrhosis”

Horizon 2020 - Research and Innovation Actions. PHC 13 – 2014: Clinical evaluation of nanoporous carbon adsorbent with tailored porosity (Yaq-001) as a new therapeutic for the treatment of liver cirrhosis and non-alcoholicfatty liver disease (CARBALIVE)” - Grant Agreement No: 634579 13-1-2015

Horizon 2020 - Research and Innovation Actions – 2016: Simvastatin and rifaximin as new therapy for patients with decompensated cirrhosis (LIVERHOPE)” - Grant Agreement No: 731875

Albus Award by Grifols SA - 2018. Project title “Long-term albumin administration in patients with decompensated cirrhosis: clinical and pathophysiological implications

Horizon 2020 - Research and Innovation Actions – 2019 “Decompensated cirrhosis: identification of new combinatorial therapies based on system approaches” (DECISION) Grant Agreement n. 847949

 

Editorial activity:

2014-2019: member of the Editorial Board of Journal of Hepatology

2019-present: Associate Editor of Journal of Hepatology for the section “Complications of cirrhosis and liver failure:

Reviewer for: Gastroenterology, Hepatology, Gut, Journal of Hepatology, American Journal of Gastroenterology, American Journal of Pathology, European Journal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Digestive and Liver Diseases, Digestive Diseases and Sciences, Liver International, American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, European Journal of Internal Medicine, The Journal of Family Practice

 

Publications

Papers in International Journals with Impact Factor: 248

Chapters in International Books: 18 

H-index according to Scopus: 56

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