Silvio Danese is Head of the Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Center, Division of Gastroenterology, at Humanitas Research Hospital, and Professor in Gastroenterology at Humanitas University, both in Milan, Italy. He trained in gastroenterology at Policlinico Gemelli, Rome, Italy, and earned his PhD there in 2004. Professor Danese also worked in Professor Claudio Fiocchi’s laboratory at the Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, USA, from 2001 to 2004. His main research area of interest is the investigation of the fundamental mechanisms underlying IBD pathogenesis, while his daily clinical activity is related to IBD service. He is actively involved in many international clinical trials in IBD-related areas and has published more than 300 papers in peer-reviewed journals, including Gastroenterology, Gut, Journal of Clinical Investigation, Nature, and Journal of Immunology.
Date of preparation: February 2020 - EM-27107