Selmi is the Head of the Rheumatology and Clinical Immunology Unit at the
Humanitas Research Hospital in Milan, Italy, and Assistant Professor of
Rheumatology at the University of Milan. Since 2005, he also holds a joint
appointment as Assistant Professor of Medicine of the Division of Rheumatology
at the University of California at Davis, Davis, CA, USA.
He earned his MD degree and his PhD degree in Internal Medicine at the University of Milan and spent four years as a post-doc at the University of California at Davis, Davis, CA, USA. His research interests comprise both organ-specific and systemic autoimmune and chronic inflammatory diseases, including the clinical epidemiology and pathogenic mechanisms or autoimmune liver disease, connective tissue disease, and psoriatic arthritis, with a particularly active use of discordant monozygotic twin and population-based analyses. His team at Humanitas holds dedicated clinics for patients with rheumatoid arthritis, spondyloarthritis, connective tissue diseases, and systemic sclerosis. They are also active in articular ultrasound, videocapillaroscopy, arthrocentesis, and joint injection of steroids or hyaluronic acid.
Professor Selmi is a member of the American College of Rheumatology (ACR), American Association of Allergists and Immunologists, and the Italian Society of Rheumatology (SIR). He is also a member of the Group for Research and Assessment of Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis (GRAPPA) and the working group for autoantibody standardization within the ACR. Professor Selmi has coauthored over 250 peer-reviewed publications.
EM-12263 - Date of preparation: July 2019