Prof. LUCA PERSANI
Full Professor of Endocrinology at the Department of Medical Biotechnologies and Translational Health, University of Milan, Italy.
Chief of the Department of Endocrine and Metabolic Diseases at the Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Auxologico Italiano, Milano, Italy.
After the bulk of training as Clinical Endocrinologist and PhD in Metabolic Diseases at the Fondazione IRCCS Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, and University of Milan, LP was Visiting Scientist in 1998 at the Lab of Reproductive Biology (lead: Prof M. Conti) at Stanford University, USA. LP was appointed Research Consultant at the Fondazione IRCCS Istituto Auxologico Italiano in 1999, and Associate Professor of Endocrinology, University of Milan in 2001. LP is a translational researcher whose main interests include the pathogenesis and management of the diseases of thyroid and gonadal axes. LP is member of the Steering Committee and Adult Chair of the main thematic group 7 on rare disorders of Sex Development and Maturation of ENDO-ERN, and is co-leader of the WP3 on Quality Assessment of EuRRECa project. LP is Associate Editor of the European Thyroid Journal and of the Journal of the Endocrine Society, and is co-Author of >300 articles in PubMed (H index Scopus: 58).