Prof. Giovanni Gasbarrini, MD

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Date of birth: August 30, 1936, Padova, Italy
E-mail: ; studiogasbarri­ni (at) gasba­rrini.it

Education:
? ?Luigi Galvani? Classic High School Bologna, Graduation, 1954
? University of Bologna M.D. School of Medicine, Italy 110/110, cum laude, 1960
? University of Bologna, School of Medicine, Italy, Specialization in Gastroenterology, Internal Medicine, Tisiology and Cardiology

Professional training and academic career:
1. Clinical and Research Fellow, Department of ?Medical Clinic?, University of Bologna, School of Medicine, Italy 1960–1961.
2. Clinical and Research Fellow, Department of ?Anatomy and Electron Microscopy? University of Milano, School of Medicine, Italy, 1961–1962.
3. Clinical and Research Fellow, Department of Endocrinology, University of Bologna, School of Medicine, Italy, 1962–1964.
4. Assistant Professor, Departments of ?Semeiotica Medica?, ?Medical Pathology? and ?General Medical Clinic and Therapy?, University of Bologna, School of Medicine, Italy, 1964–1970.
5. Professor, Department of ?Semeiotica Medica?, University of Chieti, School of Medicine, Italy, 1971–1972.
6. Professor, Department of ?Medical Pathology?, University of Chieti, School of Medicine, Italy, 1973–1978.
7. Chairman, Department of ?Medical Pathology?, University of Chieti, School of Medicine, Italy, 1973–1978.
8. Professor of Internal Medicine, University of Bologna, School of Medicine, Italy, 1977–1993.
9. Chairman ?Specialization School in ?Geriatrics and Gerontology?, University of Bologna, School of Medicine, Italy, 1980–1993, and ?Specialization School in Reumathology?, ?Endocrinology and Metabolic diseases? Catholic University of Rome 2002–2004.
10. Professor of Internal Medicine, Catholic University of Rome, School of Medicine, Italy, 1993-present
11. Chairman of Specialization School in ?Internal Medicine? and ?Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy?, Catholic University of Rome, School of Medicine, Italy, 1993-present

Editor of the Journals:
? ?Alcologia? (European Journal of official journal of the Italian Society of Alcohology)
? ?Gastroenterologia Oggi?
? ?Argomenti di Patologia Medica?
? ?Collana di Gastroenterologia?
? ?Guest Editor? European Review for Medical and Pharmacological Sciences
? ?Guest Editor? Digestive Diseases Clinical Reviews

Editorial board of the Journals:
? ?Gastroenterologia Oggi?
? ?Hepato-Gastroenterology?
? ?Helicobacter?
? ?Digestive and Liver Disease?
? ?Digestive Diseases?
? ?European Journal of Immunopathology?
? ?World Journal of Gastroenterology?
? ?European Review for Medical and Pharmacological Sciences?
? ?Minerva Medica e Gastroenterologica?
? ?Panminerva Medica?

Partecipation and activity:
? Giunta Nazionale del Collegio dei Professori di Medicina Internal (Member)
? British Society of Gastroenterology (Honorary Member)
? European Helicobacter Pylori Study Group (Member and past-President)
? European Association Study of the Liver (EASL) (Member)
? European Association for Gastroenterology and Endoscopy (EAGE) (Member and Council)
? Società Italiana di Alcologia (SIA) (Member) (Presidente 1989–1991)
? Italian Gastroenterological Society (SIGE) (Member)
? Italian Association for the Study of the Liver (AISF) (Member)
? Internat. Association of Surgery and Gastroenterol. (past Vice-President)
? Società Italiana Medico-chirurgica Patologia dell?Apparato Digerente (SIPAD) (past Vice-President)
? Gruppo Italiano di Medicina del Pronto Soccorso (Member, past Vice-President)
? Società Italiana di Microscopia Elettronica (Member)
? Società Italiana di Medicina Sperimentale (Member)
? Società Italiana di Medicina Interna (Member and post Council)
? Società Francaise de Gastroenterologie (Member)
? Associazione Internazionale per lo studio del Pancreas (Member)
? Club del Tenue (President)
? European Association of Gastro-Enterology ( past President)
? Member of several Italian Ministerial Committee (nutrition and food, drug publicity, colorectal cancer prevention, alcohol abuse prevention)
? Member of the Italian Superior Institute of Health
? Expert of the Italian Superior Council of Health

Fields of interest:
? Peptic ulcer
? IBD
? Malabsorption syndromes and celiac disease
? Liver diseases (from hepatitis to liver transplantation)
? SIBO
? GI tumours
? Nutritional disorders
? Pancreatic diseases
? Alcohol-related GI tract diseases
? Genetic CI syndromes
? Thermal medicine

Faculty and invited lectures:
? Hamnmersmith Hospital (London, UK)
? New York University (US)
? Clara Mass Hospital (New Jersey, US)
? GI Dept., Penn Hospital (Pittsburg, US)
? Gottingen Univeristy (Deutschland)
? University of Lisbon
? University of London
? Faculty of GI meetings in Tokio, S. Paulo (Brasil), Paris, London, Los Angeles, Sidney, Houston, Rome, Bologna, Milano, Naples, Helsinki, Prague, Geneve, Amsterdam, Stockolm, Copenaghen, Berlin, Wroclaw, Belgrade, Oporto, Lisbon, Strasbourg, Barcellona, Wien, Athens, Instanbul, San Marino.

Scientific and other awards:
? AISF (Italian society for the study of the liver) lifetime achievement
? Trisociety (Italian Society of Gastroenterology-Italian Society of Digestive Endoscopy-Italian Association of Hospital Gastroenterology) lifetime achievement
? Cavaliere di Gran Croce of the Italian Republic
? Several other awards for medical and general culture
? Honorary Member of Italian Society of Internal Medicine

Bibliography:
Over 4000 publications (Journals, chapter in book, monography, proceedings, abstracts) with an Impact Factor over 3800; H-index: 64.

Pubblications from 1972:
A. Papers:Over 3.000. I.F. 3905
B. Refereed Journals: 900
C. Chapters In Book: 300
D. Proceedings Of National And Internationals Meetings: Over 780
E. Abstracts Of National And International Meetings: Over 6.000