Prof. Maurizio Salvadori University of Florence, Italy

2 Talks

Professor Maurizio Salvadori received his degree in 1968 from the University of Florence. In 1971 he became assistant professor at the Renal Unit of Careggi University Hospital in Florence and was nominated to be Professor of Nephrology at the University of Florence. In 1991, with the beginning of the transplant... read moreactivity, he was nominated chief of the Renal Transplant Department. He specialized in Endocrinology, Clinical Immunology and Nephrology. Over the last 20 years he focused his clinical and scientific interest on new immunosuppressive drugs in transplantation. He took part in several international trials often being the top enroller and the first name in the international published papers. Among these, he studied the enteric coated mycophenolate sodium and FTY 720, both published in the American Journal of Transplantation. Recently he studied everolimus, his findings were published in Transplantation. Professor Salvadori is author of more than 600 papers and contributions listed in Pubmed, often in co-operation with international colleagues. He is member of the European Society of Organ Transplantation, the European Society of Nephrology, of the American Society of Transplantation, the American Society of Nephrology, and of the International Society of Transplantation and the International Society of Nephrology. Recently he was nominated as the Italian representative for the new European Guidelines for Kidney Transplantation. The results of this work have been published in the European Journal of Nephrology and Transplantation. He is the person in charge of research on nephrological rare disease for the Tuscany Region.
To date he is editor in chief of World Journal of Transplantation and Expert reviewer for the Transplant Library.