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Piero Marchetti

Piero Marchetti

Piero Marchetti is full professor of Endocrinology, head of the Pancreatic Islet Research Laboratory and director of the Unit: Endocrinology and Metabolism of Organ and Cellular Transplantation at the University of Pisa, Italy. He gained his MD and specialization in Internal Medicine at the University of Pisa and his PhD in Endocrinology Sciences at the University of Florence, Italy. Piero Marchetti has been fellow of the Fogarty International Center Research at the Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO, USA, working with prof. PE Lacy and prof. DW Scharp. His main areas of interest include the pathophysiology of pancreatic beta cells, focusing on several features of and the mechanisms leading to beta cell dysfunction and death in type 1 and type 2 diabetes, and the role of pancreas and islet transplantation in the cure of type 1 diabetes. He has been member of the board of the AIDPIT Study Group of the EASD and the Italian Diabetes Society.

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