Topical Advisory Panel


Bristol Eye Hospital, Bristol, UK
Interests: ophthalmology; corneal diseases; corneal transplantation; pseudo-exfoliation (PXF); intra-operative floppy iris syndrome (IFIS)
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Dr. Usaid K. Allahwala
1. Department of Cardiology, Royal North Shore Hospital, Sydney, Australia
2. The University of Sydney, Sydney, NSW, Australia
Interests: coronary artery disease; coronary physiology; coronary collateral; coronary microcirculation; chronic total occlusion; acute coronary syndrome; clinical cardiology
Department of Urology, University of Naples Federico II, 80138 Naples, Italy
Interests: erectile dysfunction; peyronie’s disease; penile prosthesis; priapism; andrology; urethral strictures; penis; testis cancer; penile cancer
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Unit of Angiology, Cardio-Thoraco-Vascular Department, Policlinico G. Rodolico - San Marco, University of Catania, Catania, Italy
Interests: atherosclerosis; vascular medicine; doppler ultrasonography; atherosclerotic vascular diseases; peripheral vascular diseases; phlebology; carotid artery diseases; angiology; capillaroscopy
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Department of Gynaecologic Oncology, ESGO Center of Excellence for Ovarian Cancer Surgery, St James’s University Hospital, Leeds, UK
Interests: gynaecologic oncology; artificial intelligence; machine learning; precision medicine
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1. Department of Biomedical Sciences, Humanitas University, Via Rita Levi Montalcini 4, Pieve Emanuele, 20072 Milan, Italy
2. IRCCS Humanitas Research Hospital, Via Manzoni 56, Rozzano, 20089 Milan, Italy
Interests: epidemiology; biostatistics; evidence based medicine; systematic reviews; meta-analysis; umbrella review; research methodology; GRADE.
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1. Department of Radiology, Charité Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Corporate Member of Freie Universität Berlin and Humboldt Universität zu Berlin, Berlin, Germany
2. Department of Radiology, Stanford University, Stanford, CA, USA
Interests: molecular imaging; multiparametric MRI; quantitative MRI; computer vision/deep learning in radiology
Dr. Anselmo Caricato
Neurosurgical Intensive Care Unit, Fondazione Policlinico Universitario A. Gemelli IRCCS, Rome, Italy
Interests: neurointensive care; head injury; subarachnoid hemorrhage; electroencephalography; cerebral ultrasound
Dr. Michael DItillo
Department of Surgery, The University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ, USA
Interests: frailty and geriatric trauma outcomes; post-cardiac arrest hypothermia in surgical/trauma patients; reversal of coagulopathy in trauma; delirium in trauma and surgical patients
National Cancer Institute, National Institute of Health, Bethesda, MD 20892, USA
Interests: cancer stem cells; genomic and transcriptomic analysis; biomarker discovery; mechanisms of drug resistance; organoid culture
“Antonio Cardarelli” National Hospital of Naples, Naples, Italy
Interests: dermatology; hidradenitis; psoriasis; biologic drugs; dermoscopy; ultrasonography; teledermatology; melanoma; skin tumors; basal cell carcinoma; wound care; inflammatory skin disease
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Department of Surgery, University of Sevilla, Sevilla, Spain
Interests: minimal invasive surgery; cavovarus foot deformity; bone health; exercise; biomechanic
Dr. Vicenc Torrente-Segarra
Hospital de Sant Joan Despí Moisès Broggi, Sant Joan Despí, Spain
Interests: clinical dermatology; clinical research; psoriasis; autoimmune disease; rheumatoid arthritis; rheumatology; arthritis; psoriatic arthritis; pediatric rheumatology; capillaroscopy; joint ultrasound; joint injections; joint lavage
1. Institute of Endocrinology, Beilinson Campus, Rabin Medical Center, Petach-Tikva, Israel
2. Sackler School of Medicine, Tel Aviv University, Tel Aviv, Israel
Interests: pituitary; acromegaly; cushing; prolactinoma; pituitary adenoma
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Department of Behavioral Sciences and Psychology, Ariel University, Ariel 44837, Israel
Interests: interpersonal synchrony; social alignment; fNIRS; inter-brain synchrony; neuroscience; neuropsychiatry
Department of Medicine, Surgery and Health Sciences, University of Trieste, Trieste, Italy
Interests: COVID-19; vitamin D; cardiovascular diseases; myocardial infarction; cardiomyopathies; heart failure; biomarkers; cytokine; inflammasome; risk stratification
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Operative Unit of Vascular Surgery, IRCCS Policlinico San Donato, San Donato Milanese, Milan, Italy
Interests: vascular surgery; vascular medicine; atherosclerosis; coagulation
General Surgery and Transplantation Unit, "San Giovanni di Dio e Ruggi D'Aragona", University Hospital, Scuola Medica Salernitana, Salerno, Italy
Interests: kidney transplantation; organ procurement; immunosuppressive therapy; surgery; surgical complications
Intensive Care Unit, Department of General and Specialist Surgery “Paride Stefanini”, "Sapienza" University of Rome, 00166 Rome, Italy
Interests: mechanical ventilation; extracorporeal membrane oxygenation; extracorporeal CO2 removal (ECCO2R); trauma; ARDS; postoperative delirium; sepsis and multidrug resistance infections in ICU
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Dr. Piergiorgio Bruno
Department of Cardiovascular Sciences, Cardiac Surgery Unit, Fondazione Policlinico Universitario "A. Gemelli" - Catholic University of the Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy
Interests: minimally invasive surgery; hybrid revascularization; transcatheter aortic valve replacement; transcatheter mitral valve repair; transcatheter mitral valve replacement; cardiocirculatory support; ventricular assist device therapy; mitral valve repair; aortic surgery
Faculty of Medicine, University of Perugia, 06123 Perugia, Italy
Interests: oncology and diagnostic tests; clinical epidemiology and clinical trials
Dr. Giacomo Sgalla
Fondazione Policlinico Universitario A. Gemelli IRCCS, 00168 Rome, Italy
Interests: lung diseases; pulmonary medicine; asthma management; interstitial lung disease; idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis; bronchiectasis; respiratory physiology; pneumology; spirometry; lung; thoracic diseases
Department of Prosthetic Dentistry and Dental Materials, “Iuliu Hațieganu” University of Medicine and Pharmacy, 32 Clinicilor Street, 400006 Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Interests: dentistry; digital dentistry; pediatric dentistry; orthodontics; growth; occlusion; malocclusion; temporomandibular joint; MRI; CBCT
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Department of Psychiatry, Radiology, Public Health, Nursing and Medicine, University of Santiago de Compostela,15704 Santiago de Compostela, Spain
Interests: rare diseases; oxidative stress; metabolic diseases; cardiovascular risk
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1. Pittsburgh Children's Hospital Medical Center, Heart Institute, 3333 Burnet Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
2. Department of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Interests: pediatric cardiology; cardiac MRI; heart failure; fontan
Dr. Marko Kraljević
1. Columbia University Irving Medical Center New York, New York, USA
2. Clarunis University Center for Gastrointestinal and Liver Diseases, Basel, Switzerland
Interests: bariatric surgery; metabolic surgery; roux-en-Y gastric bypass; sleeve gastrectomy; one-anastomosis gastric bypass; revisional bariatric surgery
Nuffield Department of Primary Care Health Sciences, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK
Interests: health economics; clinical trial; electronic health record analytics; trauma surgery; diabetes
Laboratory of Social Pharmacy and Public Health, School of Pharmacy, University of Coimbra, 3000-538 Coimbra, Portugal
Interests: pharmacoepidemiology; pharmacovigilance; effectiveness; post-marketing drug safety evaluation; observational studies; systematic review; meta-analysis
Department of Urology, Vanvitelli University, Naples, Italy
Interests: andrology; erectile dysfunction; premature ejaculation; testicular cancer; male infertility; peyronie’s disease; penile cancer; female sexual dysfunction
BCNatal, Fetal Medicine Research Center (Hospital Clínic and Hospital Sant Joan de Déu), University of Barcelona, 08028 Barcelona, Spain
Interests: prenatal diagnosis; screening; fetal medicine; obstetrics; preeclampsia; maternal health; prenatal care; maternal-fetal medicine
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