About us

The Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine has been established on November 1st, 2014, bringing together professors from various scientific areas to develop a common didactic objective that includes clinical and translational research. The range of specialists includes Internal Medicine, Endocrinology, Respiratory Disease, Paediatrics, Psychiatry, Gastroenterology, Cardiovascular Disease, Infectious Diseases, Nephrology, Child Neuropsychiatry, Medical Oncology, Clinical Pathology, Haematology, Information Technology, Rheumatology, Dietetic Science and History of Medicine.

In these areas, the research activity of the Department makes use of the different specialized skills and relies on interdisciplinary dialogue, essential to obtain the best scientific results as demonstrated by their collaborative publications. The number of international collaborations active in the Department is also highlighted by the amount of foreign co-authors in our publications.

Main research areas:

Physio-pathological mechanisms in chronic degenerative diseases (diabetes, atherosclerosis etc.)
Cardiovascular diseases
Chronic respiratory diseases
Respiratory allergic pathologies and interstitial pulmonary pathologies
Gastrointestinal and hepatic diseases
Renal diseases and their relationship with cardiovascular diseases
Metabolic osteopathy
Endocrine diseases and endocrine oncology
Affective and psychotic syndromes
Paediatric oncology and haematology
Paediatric broncopulmonology
Paediatric endocrine diseases
Infant neuropsychiatry
Bio-information technology for developing computational and in silico analyses

The Department is also home to intense undergraduate and post-graduate Courses, with numerous Medical Specialisation Schools (Clinical Allergology and Immunology, Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases, Gastroenterology, Respiratory Diseases, Infectious Diseases, Sports Medicine, Internal Medicine, Nephrology, Paediatric Neuropsychiatry, Medical Oncology, Paediatrics, Psychiatry, Rheumatology),an International PhD course in Translational biomedicine and Master's Courses in Clinical Ecography, Emergency Medicine, Psychiatry and Forensic Psychology and Psycho-geriatrics. In these fields the multidisciplinary approach produces significant results as testified by the quality of seminars, conferences and scientific refresher courses organised by our lecturers and attended by our PhD researchers, in-house bursary researchers and undergraduates.

Furthermore, the Department provides clinical assistance and continuous training through ECM courses open to the whole region