Aldo Eugenio Calogero

Professor of ENDOCRINOLOGY [MED/13]
Office: AOUP “G. Rodolico- San Marco” – ed. 4, 2° p. stanza 17 - via S. Sofia 278
Email: acaloger@unict.it
Phone: +39.095.378.2641
Fax: +39.095.378.1180
Office Hours: su appuntamento [acaloger@unict.it]


2018-pres.: Deputy Director of the Post-Graduate School of Specialty in Endocrinology and Metabolic

Diseases, University of Catania, Italy

2018-pres.: Full Professor of Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases, University of Catania Medical

School.

6/7/2017-pres.: Component as Endocrinologist of the Kidney Transplant Team, University Teaching

Hospital “Policlinico-Vittorio Emanuele”, University of Catania, Catania, Italy.

2014-present: Deputy Director of the Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University of

Catania, Italy.

1/11/2011-pres.: Director of the Division of Andrology and Endocrinology, University Teaching

Hospital“Policlinico-Vittorio Emanuele”, University of Catania, Catania, Italy.

8/1/2007-15/4/2007: Director U.O.C. of Andrology and Endocrinology of Reproduction, AORNAS

“Garibaldi, S. Luigi - S. Currò, Ascoli - Tomaselli”, Catania, Italy.

1/1/2004-11/1/2010: Managerof the program: “Day Hospital on Infertility treatment and genetic

aspects”, Division of Andrology and Endocrinology of Reproduction, AORNAS “Garibaldi, S. Luigi - S.

Currò, Ascoli - Tomaselli”, Catania, Italy.

29/1/2001: Manager of the program: “Genetic aspects of male infertility”, Division of Andrology and

Endocrinology of Reproduction, AORNAS “Garibaldi, S. Luigi - S. Currò, Ascoli - Tomaselli”, Catania,

Italy.

2004-2013: Director of the Second Post-Graduate School of Specialty in Endocrinology and Metabolic

Diseases, University of Catania, Italy.

2002-2018: Associate Professor of Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases, University of Catania Medical School.

1996-2002: Assistant Professor, Istituto di Medicina Interna e Specialità Internistiche (Andrologia -

Gastroenterologia - Nefrologia - Reumatologia), University of Catania Medical School, Catania, Italy.

1996-1996: Assistant Professor, Istituto di Clinica Medica I, University of Catania Medical School,

Catania, Italy.

Sept-Oct 1995: GuestResearcher at NottinghamUniversity Research and Treatment Unit in

Reproduction (NURTURE), Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Nottingham, United Kingdom.

1990-1996: Assistant Professor, Istituto di Clinica Medica I, University of Catania School of Medicine,

Catania, Italy.

1990-1990: Assistant Professor, Istituto di ClinicaMedica III, University of Catania School of Medicine,

Catania, Italy.

1988-1989: Guest Researcher (Scholarship from the Upjohn Co), Clinical Neuroendocrinology

Branch, National Institute of Mental Health and Developmental Endocrinology Branch, National

Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Bethesda, MD, USA (Dir. Dr. P.W. Gold).

1985-1988: Visiting Fellow, Developmental Endocrinology Branch, National Institute of Child Health

and Human Development, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, USA (Dir. Dr. D.L. Loriaux)

1983-1985: Internship and Residency in Endocrinology Unit, Department of Internal Medicine,

University of Catania School of Medicine, Catania, Italy (Dir. Prof. P. Polosa).

 

Education

1983-1986: Specialty in Endocrinology: University of Catania School of Medicine, Catania, Italy (with Honors).

1977-1983: M.D.: University of Catania School of Medicine, Catania, Italy (with Honors).

1972-1977: B.SC: Vittoria (RG), Italy.

 

Teachings

2015-pres.: Endocrinology, Post-Graduate School of Pediatrics (Dir. Prof.ssa M. Caruso), University of Catania.

2014-2016: Supervisor of the Translational Medicine Ph.D.(Coordinator Prof. L. Malatino).

2015-2016: Endocrinology, Post-Graduate School of Geriatrics(Dir. Prof. D. Maugeri), University of Catania.

2014-pres.: Professor of the Post-Graduate School of Endocrinology and Metabolic diseases,

Universityof Catania (Dir. Prof. F. Frasca).

2013-2014: Professor of the Post-Graduate School of Endocrinology and Metabolic diseases, University of Conferences,

Scientific Societies and Catania (Dir. Prof.ssa L. Frittitta).

2013-pres.: Supervisor of the Translational Medicine Ph.D. (Coordinator Prof. L. Malatino).

2012-pres.: Endocrinology, Post-Graduate School of Sports Medicine (Dir. Prof. S. Signorelli), University

of Catania.

2012-pres.: Endocrinology, Post-Graduate School of Clinical Biochemistry (Dir. Prof. V. Calabrese),

University of Catania.

2012-2016.: Endocrinology, Post-Graduate School of Radiology (Dir. Prof. G. Petrillo), University of

Catania.

2012-2013: Professor of the Post-Graduate School of Endocrinology and Metabolic diseases, Universityof

Catania (Dir. Prof. V. Pezzino).

2012-2014: Endocrinology, Post-Graduate School of Clinical Pathology (Dir. Prof.ssa L. Malaguarnera),

University of Catania.

2012-2013: Endocrinology, Post-Graduate School of Geriatrics (Dir. Prof. D. Maugeri), University of

Catania.

2012: Supervisor of the Clinical Experimental Medicine and Cellular Physiopathology Ph.D.(Coordinator,

Prof. E. Vicari).

2010: Supervisor of the Clinical Experimental Medicine and Cellular Physiopathology Ph.D.(Coordinator

Prof. E. Vicari).

2009-pres.: Andrology, Physiopathology of Reproduction, Post-Graduate School of Genetics (Dir. Prof. T.

Mattina), University of Catania.

2009-2012: Endocrinology, Post-Graduate School of Radiology (Dir. Prof. G.C. Ettorre) and Radiotherapy

(Dir. Prof. D. Di Bella), University of Catania.

2009-2012: Professor of the Post-Graduate School of Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases, University

of Catania (Dir. Prof. R. Vigneri).

2007-2008: Supervisor of the Andrological Sciences, Reproduction and Biotechnologies

Ph.D.(Coordinator Prof. R. D’Agata).

2006: Supervisor of the Andrological Sciences and Human Reproduction: endocrinological, genetic,

molecular and clinical aspects Ph.D. (Coordinator Prof. R. D’Agata).

2003-pres.: Endocrinology, School of Obstetrics (2003-2004), and Degree Course in Obstetrics, University

of Catania.

2002-pres.: Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases, Degree in Medicine and Surgery, University of

Catania.

2002-2005:Supervisor of the Andrological Sciences: Updating on Reproduction PhysiopathologyPh.D

(Coordinator: Prof. R. D’Agata).

1999-2013: Professor of the Second Post-Graduate School of Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases,

University of Catania.

1999-2002: Supervisor of Andrological Sciences: Updating on Reproduction PhysiopathologyPh.D.

1990-pres.: Tutoring for students and post-graduate students mainly on the planning and realization of

research projects.

1990-pres.: Tutor and supervisor for graduate thesis for students of Medicine and Surgery, Obstetrics,

Post-graduate School of Endocrinology and Ph.D. programs

1990-1992: Laboratory activities and seminars of Endocrinology and Neuroendocrinology for medical

students.

 

Prof. Calogero has organized and participated in the organization of numerous national and international

conferences and has been a speaker and moderator at more than 300 national and international

congresses.

Prof. Calogero is a member of numerous scientific societies including: the American Society of Andrology;

the American Society of Endocrinology; the Italian Society of Endocrinology (SIE) for which he has served

as Member of the Scientific Committee (2011-2013) and he currently is member of the Executive Board

 

(2015-present); the Italian Society of Andrology and Sexual Medicine (SIAMS), for which he served as a

member of the Executive Board (2000-2004 and 2010-2014), as Member of the Scientific Committee

(2003-2010), and as Coordinator for the Region of Sicily (2008-2014), and he currently holds the role of

Coordinator of the Scientific Committee (2014-present) and of Coordinator for the Region of Sicily; the

European Society for Human Reproduction and Embryology (ESHRE); European Academy of Andrology

(EEA); the Mediterranean Society for Reproductive Medicine (MSRM).

Prof. Calogero has published 727 articles and abstracts: 340 articles published in peer-reviewed journals with an impact factor (total impact factor 1051.259, year 2017), 90 chapters published in national and international booksand 297 abstract.


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Prof. Aldo Eugenio Calogero began its research activity in the first half of the 80s, publishing a thesis on cultures of human Leydig cells. In the 80s and 90s he conducted numerous research on the hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal axis regulation, in Catania and Bethesda (USA). Later he focused his scientific activity on Andrology and Reproductive Medicine. In particular, his research focuses on: hypogonadism (hypergonadotropic, hypogonadotropic and late-onset hypogonadism); male and couple infertility; oxidative stress and reproductive function; Y microdeletions; sperm aneuploidies; Klinefelter syndrome; varicocele; cryptorchidism; erectile dysfunction; premature ejaculation; MAGI (Male Accessory Gland Infections); Peyronie's disease; benign prostatic hypertrophy; correlation between lifestyles (smoking, alcohol abuse, mobile phone, air pollution) and changes in conventional and non conventional sperm parameters; correlation between metabolic diseases (diabetes, obesity) and changes in conventional and non conventional sperm parameters; endothelial dysfunction, endothelial progenitor cells (EPC) and erectile dysfunction; ultrasound parameters of male accessory sex glands; PCOS.

KEYWORDS:
CELL BIOLOGY AND MOLECULAR TRANSPORT MECHANISMS - ORGAN PHYSIOLOGY AND PATHOPHYSIOLOGY -  ENDOCRINOLOGY -  METABOLISM -  BIOLOGICAL BASIS OF METABOLISM RELATED DISORDERS