Professor Francesco Giorgino, MD, PhD, University of Bari Aldo Moro, Bari, Italy
Francesco Giorgino is Professor of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Chief of the Division of Endocrinology, and Director of the Specialty School of Endocrinology and Metabolism at the University Hospital Policlinico Consorziale, University of Bari Aldo Moro, Bari, Italy. He received his M.D. degree from the University of Bari Aldo Moro and his Ph.D. degree from the University of Naples Federico II, in Italy. After completing clinical and research training in endocrinology and metabolism at the University of Catania, Italy, he worked for several years at the Joslin Diabetes Center and Harvard Medical School in Boston, MA, USA. He has received distinguished scientific awards from various international and national institutions, including the JDRF Fellowship, the Mary K. Iacocca Foundation Fellowship, and the Glaxo-Wellcome Award from the EASD. He is or has been a member of the Editorial Boards for the following journals: PLoS ONE, Journal of Endocrinology, Endocrinology, Journal of Endocrinological Investigation, Adipocyte, Acta Diabetologica, Cardiorenal Medicine. He has published more than 100 original and review articles in prestigious scientific journals.