Prof Alberico Catapano

Prof. Alberico Catapano

PhD, University of Milan, Milan, Italie

Alberico L. Catapano was born in Milano in 1952. He received his degree from the University of Milano in 1975 and the specialization in Clinical Pharmacology in 1979. Since 1972 has been involved in the field of Atherosclerosis, Lipids, Lipoproteins and Genetic Dislypidaemias. Prof. Catapano has made landmark observations regarding the role of HSP’s and of Petranxins in Atherogenesis and on the role of HDL in the modulation of the immune response. Alberico Catapano is Full Professor of Pharmacology at the University of Milano, Director of the Laboratory of Lipoproteins, Immunity and Atherosclerosis of the Center for the Study of Atherosclerosis at the “Bassini” Hospital. He is also the Director of Center of Epidemiology and Preventive Pharmacology of the University of Milano. Professor Catapano is the immediate past President of the European Atherosclerosis Society (EAS) and the Chairman of the EAS/ESC guidelines on dyslipoproteinemias. He holds board positions in several learned Scientific Societies including the Italian Society for the Study of Atherosclerosis. He is also President of the Italian Society of Clinical and Experimental Therapy (SITeCS) and General Director of the SISA Foundation. He has authored more than 360 scientific papers in peer reviewed journals and of several books in the area of the Atherosclerosis, Lipoproteins and Lipid Metabolism. He is the editor of Atherosclerosis Supplements and also co editor of “Atherosclerosis” and associate editor of other scientific journals. According to Google Scholar his H-index is 64 and the last five years citations sum up to more than 12.000.