Speakers: Andrea Bacigalupo
Andrea Bacigalupo has been the Head of Hematology at the San Martino Hospital Genova Italy (1990-2014), then at Gemelli -Catholic University Rome (2015-2019) and is currently a Consultant at Gemelli Hospital in Rome. He has been involved in stem cell transplants since 1976, and has played an active role in the European Group for Blood and Marrow Transplants (EBMT) since 1977. He was Secretary of EBMT 1982-1986, chairperson of the SAA WP 1984-1990 and President of EBMT 1998-2002. He has conducted several prospective clinical trials in patients with aplastic anemia and in patients undergoing allogeneic transplants: in particular, he has been the principal investigator of several prospective randomized studies in the field of GvHD. His main interests are bone marrow failure, GvHD and related complications. He is a member of several national and international hematology societies. He is Associate Editor of the journal Bone Marrow Transplantation and Biology of Blood and Marrow Transplantation and has published over 600 articles in peer-reviewed journals. His current H index is 100.