Full-time Professor of Respiratory Medicine University of Bologna
Chief of the Respiratory and Critical Care Sant’ Orsola Hospital in Bologna,
Specialist in Respiratory Medicine and Intensive Care Medicine.
Associate Editor of Breathe, Respiratory Care, COPD and European Respiratory Review
Reviewers of more than 10 international peer-reviewed journals, including the Lancet, JAMA, Lancet Respiratory Medicine and American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine
Director of the ERS Post-Graduate Courses (2011-2015)
Chairman of the International Program Committee of the American Thoracic Society for 2008-2009
He has published 210 papers on peer-reviewed journals
Latest H index= 50 (total number of citations = 11.826) n. 46 on the list of Top Italian Scientists Clinical Sciences
Major fields of interest: mechanical ventilation, weaning, respiratory muscle and ethics.
In particular he has developed the use of non-invasive mechanical ventilation as a weaning technique
Hobbies: Movies, Reading, Travelling and cheese taster. Actual skier and soccer player.
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