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BONADONNA Riccardo

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Riccardo C. Bonadonna was born in Palermo on April 17 1957. He graduated in Medicine in 1981 at University of Genoa School of Medicine. He is an Italian Board certified specialist in Geriatric Medicine (1986), in Nuclear Medicine (1990) and in Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases (2000). He has worked long periods of time in foreign Institutions (1985-88: Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, U.S.A.; 1988-90: University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, TX; 1993: University of Helsinki School of Medicine, Helsinki, Finland). His research focuses on the etiology and pathophysiology of type 2 diabetes, on the pathogenesis of vascular dysfunction associated to the traits of the Metabolic Syndrome (Insulin Resistance Syndrome), and on innovative therapies of diabetes mellitus. He is an author of over 150 scientific publications in English language in peer-reviewed scientific journals. He was awarded the Novartis Award in Diabetes (2002) and the S.I.D. Research Award (2004) for his research in diabetes. He is listed among the Top Italian Scientists of the VIA-Academy (http://www.topitalianscientists.org/Top_italian_scientists_VIA-Academy.aspx).

EDUCATION:
University of Genova School of Medicine, M.D. Degree, with honors, 1981
University of Genova, School of Medicine, Specialty in Geriatric Medicine, with honors, 1986
University of Pisa, Specialty in Nuclear Medicine, with honors, 1990
University of Verona, Specialty in Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases, with honors, 1999

PREVIOUS APPOINTMENTS:
1984-1985: Post-Doctoral Fellow, C.N.R. Institute of Clinical Physiology, Pisa, Italy
1985-1988: Post-Doctoral Fellow, Endocrine Section, Department of Internal Medicine, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, USA
1987-1988: Brown-Coxe Foundation Fellow at Yale School of Medicine
1988-1991: Assistant Physician (on leave of absence), University of Genova School of Medicine Medical Center, Genova, Italy
1988-1990: Juvenile Diabetes Foundation International Fellow, Division of Diabetes, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas
1990-1993: Research Scientist, C.N.R. - Institute of Clinical Physiology, Pisa
1993 (Jul-Nov) Visiting Scientist (Fellow of Sigrid Juselius Foundation), 4th Dept of Medicine, University of Helsinki School of Medicine, Helsinki, Finland
1992-1995: Appointed Professor of Tracer Technology in Human Metabolism, University of Padua School of Bioengineering, Padua, Italy
1993-2003: Clinical Assistant Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas
1994-2013: Consultant, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases, Verona City Hospital, Verona, Italy
2003-2007: Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Texas Health Science Center, San Antonio, Texas
1999-2005: Assistant Professor, Dept of Biomedical and Surgical Sciences, Section of Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases, University of Verona School of Medicine, Verona, Italy
2005-2013 Associate Professor, Dept of Medicine, Section of Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases, University of Verona School of Medicine, Verona, Italy

PRESENT APPOINTMENTS:
2014-present:Associate Professor, Dept of Medicine and Surgery, University of Parma School of Medicine, Parma, Italy
2014-present:Head, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases, Department of Emergency, General and Specialist Medicine, Parma City Hospital, Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria di Parma, Parma, Italy
2016-present: Coordinator, PhD Program of Medical snd Surgical Translational Sciences, University of Parma, Parma, Italy
2017-present: Director, School of Specialty in Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases, University of Parma, Parma, Italy

OTHER PRESENT APPOINTMENTS:
President, Emilia Romagna Region of the Italian Society of Diabetology (SID)
Associate Editor of ACTA DIABETOLOGICA
Member of the Editorial Board, NUTRITION METABOLISM AND CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASES

PREVIOUS PARTICIPATIONS IN EDITORIAL BOARDS
2010-2013: Associate Editor of DIABETOLOGIA
2014-2017: Associate Editor of JOURNAL OF ENDOCRINOLOGICAL INVESTIGATION

AWARDS AND HONORS
2002: Novartis Award in Diabetes – Young Investigator (www.diabetesaward.novartis.com)
2004: Alcmeone Research Prize of the Italian Society of Diabetology

PAST TRAINEES AND THEIR PRESENT APPOINTMENTS (selected list)
Tiziano Monauni, MD, Senior Consultant, Division of Internal Medicine, Bolzano City Hospital, Bolzano, Italy
Maria Grazia Zenti, MD PhD Senior Consultant, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Verona City Hospital, Verona, Italy
Maddalena Trombetta, MD Assistant Professor, Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, University of Verona School of Medicine, Verona, Italy
Linda Boselli, MSc Research Assistant, Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, University of Verona School of Medicine, Verona, Italy
Anna Calì, MD MSc, Head of DCV Medical Operation at Sanofi Japan, Sanofi S.A., Paris, France
Marco Dauriz, MD Assistant Professor, Section of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism, University of Verona School of Medicine, Verona, Italy, and Junior Consultant, Division of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Verona City Hospital, Verona, Italy

BIBLIOMETRIC INDICATORS
146 peer reviewed articles in Pubmed, 64 in the past 10 years

Citation report (Source: Scopus)
H-index: 51
Sum of the times cited: 14,104

FUNDING TRACK RECORD (last 10 years)

2006 (funding time span: 2007-2009): Research Projects of National Interest, Italian Ministry of University and Research, “Childhood obesity and inflammation: genetic, pathophysiologic and phenotypic aspects”, PI
2008 (funding time span: 2010-2012): Research Projects of National Interest, Italian Ministry of University and Research, “Childhood obesity and inflammation: role of inflammation in genomic damage, in physical exercise and during a mixed meal”, PI
2010-2011 (funding time span: 2013-2016): Research Projects of National Interest, Italian Ministry of University and Research, “Interaction between glucose metabolism and bone in cardiometabolic risk in obese youth”, PI
07/2008 – 12/2010 European Foundation for the Study of Diabetes (EFSD) Grant “Genetic bases of beta cell role in glucose homeostasis of patients with type 2 diabetes: a computational biomedicine study”, PI
10/2013 - 09/2016- European Foundation for the Study of Diabetes (EFSD) Grant “Physiologic determinants of glucose homeostasis in patients with type 1 diabetes (T1DM) on insulin pump therapy: a pathway towards the development of open source closed loop control algorithms”, PI
2015: Research Projects of National Interest, Italian Ministry of University and Research, “Pancreatic beta-cell identity, glucose sensing and the control of insulin secretion”, PI
2018-2021 Research Project: Ordinary, RF-2016-02363327, Italian Ministry of Health, “Polychemtherapy to induce remission of newly diagnosed type 2 diabetes: a proof-of-concept study of efficacy, cost-efficacy and pathophysiologic mechanisms – (Managing type 2 dIabetes Remission After Combined therapy in earLy stage of DiabetEs)-MIRACLE”

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2020/2021

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2019/2020

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2018/2019

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2017/2018

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2016/2017

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2015/2016

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