Tuesday September 15, 2020 - 15:15 to 17:00
Giuseppe Orlando, MD, PhD, Marie Curie Fellow, is an Associate Professor and a kidney and pancreas transplant surgeon scientist at the Wake Forest University School of Medicine, in Winston Salem, USA. His research aims at developing platforms for the bioengineering and regeneration of transplantable organs, and at developing therapies to enhance the innate ability of the human body to repair itself after damage. His literature output aims at bridging organ transplantation to regenerative medicine.
He hails from Rome, Italy, where he obtained his MD, Genereal Surgery and PhD degrees. In 2008, he was the recipient of the Marie Curie International Outgoing Fellowship (FP7-PEOPLE-2007-4-1-IOF, https://cordis.europa.eu/project/id/221850). During his surgical training, he specialized in liver, kidney and pancreas transplant at Paul Brousse Hospital in Villejuif, France, at the Catholic University of Leuven in Brussels, Belgium, and at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center, Winston Salem, USA. During his basic science training, he specialized in transplant immunology and regenerative medicine at the Transplant Research Immunology Group in Oxford, UK, and the Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine, in Winston Salem, US, respectively.