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Piperno, Alberto

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Name: Alberto

Surname: Piperno

Academic title: Professor of Genetics

Charge: Centre for Rare Diseases

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  • Prevention and genetic counseling
  • Diagnostics
  • Treatment and care

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Molecular genetic analyses, Clinical management: diagnosis and therapeutics


Acquired idiopathic sideroblastic anemia Rare anemia Sideroblastic anemia Constitutional sideroblastic anemia Adult-onset autosomal recessive sideroblastic anemia Severe congenital hypochromic anemia with ringed sideroblasts Hemoglobinopathy Beta-thalassemia and related diseases Beta-thalassemia Beta-thalassemia major Beta-thalassemia intermedia Dominant beta-thalassemia Beta-thalassemia associated with another hemoglobin anomaly Delta-beta-thalassemia Hemoglobin C-beta-thalassemia syndrome Beta-thalassemia with other manifestations Sickle cell disease and related diseases Sickle cell anemia Sickle cell disease associated with an other hemoglobin anomaly Sickle cell-beta-thalassemia disease syndrome Sickle cell-hemoglobin C disease syndrome Rare deficiency anemia Constitutional deficiency anemia Constitutional anemia due to iron metabolism disorder Congenital atransferrinemia Aceruloplasminemia Microcytic anemia with liver iron overload IRIDA syndrome Constitutional megaloblastic anemia due to vitamin B12 metabolism disorder Transcobalamin deficiency Constitutional megaloblastic anemia due to folate metabolism disorder Rare acquired deficiency anemia Constitutional dyserythropoietic anemia Congenital dyserythropoietic anemia Congenital dyserythropoietic anemia type I Congenital dyserythropoietic anemia type II Rare hereditary hemochromatosis HFE related hereditary hemochromatosis (Symptomatic form of hemochromatosis type 1) - OMIM 235200 Hemochromatosis due to rare mutations in HFE (OMIM 235200) Non-HFE related hereditary hemochromatosis Hemochromatosis type 2(OMIM 602390, 613313) HJV related hereditary hemochromatosis - OMIM 602390 (Hemochromatosis type 2A) HAMP related hereditary hemochromatosis - OMIM 613313 (Hemochromatosis type 2B) TFR2 related hereditary hemochromatosis OMIM 604250 (Hemochromatosis type 3) Ferroportin Disease (Hemochromatosis type 4B)​ SLC40A1 related hereditary hemochromatosis - OMIM 606069 (Hemochromatosis type 4A) Rare iron overload Rare Ferritinopathy Hereditary Hyperferritinemia with or without cataract Hereditary hyperferritinemia with congenital cataracts Genetic hyperferritinemia without iron overload

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  • Adults

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  • Haemochromatosis and other iron disorders

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Name english: S. Gerardo Hospital - Monza

Name original: Ospedale S. Gerardo di Monza

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Name english: S. Gerardo Hospital - Monza

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