Alessandro Armuzzi leads the Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Center at the IRCCS Humanitas Research Hospital in Milan, Italy. He earned his MD degree from the University of Bologna and his PhD degree from the Tor Vergata University of Rome, and completed his internal medicine and gastroenterology training at the Catholic University of Rome, all in Italy. Professor Armuzzi also conducted advanced research and underwent clinical training in IBD at the John Radcliffe Hospital – Oxford University Hospitals in Oxford, UK. Up to 2021 he led the IBD Center at the Fondazione Policlinico A. Gemelli IRCCS, Catholic University in Rome, Italy.
Professor Armuzzi’s research interests focus on the genetics of IBD, diagnostic modalities to assess IBD activity, clinical prediction and outcomes in clinical trials, and biological therapy in IBD.
Professor Armuzzi serves as a member of several gastroenterology associations, including the Italian Group for the Study of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IG-IBD, Chair 2018–2019, EduCom Chair 2020–2021), the Scientific Committee of the Italian Society of Gastroenterology (SIGE, 2014–2017), and the European Crohn’s and Colitis Organisation (ECCO, ClinCom Chair 2015–2017, Internal Auditor 2019–2020, Secretary 2021–2024). He has also authored many peer-reviewed publications in the field of IBD.
EM-90915 - Date of preparation: August 2022