Francesco Rodeghiero

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EDUCATION

  • Date of birth: 03/03/1950.
  • Degree in Medicine (1975, University of Padova)
  • Specialty in Hematology (1978, University of Ferrara)
  • Specialty in Oncology (1981, University of Ferrara)
  • Specialty in Laboratory Medicine (1984, University of Padova)

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

1989 Professor on a contract basis at the Postgraduate School of Hematology of Verona University

1993 Director of the Department of Cellular Therapy and Hematology of the Vicenza Hospital. The Department includes a unit for bone marrow transplantation, a specialized center for the diagnosis and treatment of hemophilia and thrombosis, and a research laboratory.

 

SUBJECTS OF INTEREST

He has been conducting clinical research in the field of hematology and hemostasis since early seventies, has published as first or co-author 383 papers (indexed in Medline 10 April 2013). His main interests include hemophilia, von Willebrand disease, thrombocytopenia, thrombophilia, rare bleeding disorders, acute promyelocytic leukemia, myeloma, myeloproliferative disorders and the epidemiological aspects of hematological diseases.

 

Honors and awards:

  • He has been member of the Advisory Board of “Haematologica”, the official journal of the Italian Society of Hematology, from 1990 to 1998.
  • He served as a member of the executive committee of the Italian Society of Hematology (years 1994-1997).
  • He has been Chairman-elect of the Italian Society for the Study of Thrombosis and Haemostasis (SISET) from 2008 to 2010; Chairman from 2010 to 2012 and is currently Past-Chairman.
  • He has been a member of the Subcommittee on vWF of the Scientific and Standardization Committee of the International Society on Thrombosis and Hemostasis (ISTH) for the years 1985-1995; co-chairman for the years 1995-1997.
  • Chairman of the same Subcommittee from 1997 to 2000.
  • He has been a member of the the Scientific and Standardization Committee (SSC) of the International Society on Thrombosis and Hemostasis (ISTH) from 1999 to 2002; Chairman-elect of the Scientific and Standardization Committee of ISTH from 2000 to 2002, Chairman from 2002 to 2004 and Special Assistant to the Chairman from 2004 to 2006.
  • As director of the research laboratory, he has participated in several international collaborative studies for calibration of Factor VIII/vWF activities in cooperation with the National Institute for Biological Standards and Control in United Kingdom and with the WHO.
  • He is member of several national and international scientific societies including International Society on Thrombosis and Haemostasis, European Society for Hematology, World Federation of Hemophilia, American Society of Hematology and serves as reviewer for several major hematological journals.
  • He is currently member of the Advisory Board of “The  International Monitor on Hemophilia
  • He is member of the Ethics Committee on drugs research and investigational protocol studies of the Vicenza District.
  • He is the Scientific Director of the “Foundation Progetto Ematologia”, Vicenza, Italy.
  • He is Associate Editor of The American Journal of Hematology since January 2007.
  • He is Associate Editor of The Journal of Clinical Investigations since October 2009.
  • He established the Working Group on Thrombocytopenias within the European Hematology Association, of which he still is member of the Executive Committee.
  • He is member of the Editorial Board of Haematologica/The Haematology Journal since January 2008.
  • He is Section Editor for Hemostasis in the journal “Drugs and therapies in haematology
    since March 2012.
  • He’s Chairman of the Thrombocytopenias and Anemias Working Party of the Italian Group for Malignant Hematological Disorders in the Adult (GIMEMA).
  • Member of the Scientific Committee of the GIMEMA Onlus Foundation from July 2010.
  • Member of the Scientific Committee of the Italian Association against Leukemia-Lymphoma and  Myeloma (AIL) since March 2013