Stefano Piaserico is an associate professor of dermatology, at the University of Padua, Italy. He is also Chief of the Regional Centre for Psoriasis and Head of Day Surgery at the Dermatology Unit at the University Hospital of Padua. Dr Piaserico was awarded an MD in 1997 from the University of Padua, where he graduated summa cum laude with a thesis entitled “Skin cancer in Organ Transplant Recipients”. In 2006 he was awarded a PhD from the University of Padua for his thesis “Photodynamic therapy in dermatology: state of the art and new perspectives". He also conducted research at the Regional Centre for Melanoma at the Veneto Institute of Oncology (IOV) in Padua.
Dr Piaserico’s research focuses mainly on psoriasis, psoriatic arthritis, organ transplant recipients, photodynamic therapy, and skin cancer, particularly comorbidities of psoriasis and specifically the relationship between inflammation and coronary macro- and microvascular dysfunction or liver damage. He recently unravelled the complex association between psoriasis-related inflammation and microvascular dysfunction within the myocardial tissue.
Dr Piaserico has built up a portfolio of more than 150 publications in peer-reviewed journals including Journal of the American Academy of Dermatology, European Journal of Dermatology, and Journal of the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology. He is an associate of numerous professional organizations including the Italian Society of Dermatology and the European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology (EADV). He has participated in more than 15 clinical trials, mostly as a Principal Investigator.
CP-328726 - Date of preparation: June 2022