LODOLA Alessio

Professore di I fascia
Settore scientifico disciplinare
Chimica farmaceutica
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Teaching
  • Appointments
  • Research

Academic Career

  • 2002: Laurea in Chimica e Tecnologia Farmaceutiche (Degree in Medicinal and Pharmaceutical Chemistry) at Università di Parma (110/110 cum laude).
  • 2006: Dottore in Ricerca in Chimica Farmaceutica (PhD in Medicinal Chemistry) at Università di Pavia.
  • 1/11/2005: Ricercatore (Researcher) at the Facoltà di Farmacia (Faculty of Pharmacy), Università di Parma.
  • 1/11/2008-30/09/2013: Ricercatore confermato (Researcher) at the Facoltà di Farmacia (Faculty of Pharmacy), Università di Parma.
  • 1/10/2014-30/10/2023: Associate Professor of Medicinal Chemistry at the Dipartimento di Farmacia before and after at the Dipartimento di Scienze degli Alimenti e del Farmaco Università di Parma.
  • Since 1/11/2023: Full Professor of Medicinal Chemistry at  Dipartimento di Scienze degli Alimenti e del Farmaco Università di Parma.

Research experiences outside the Italian University

  • Visiting Scientist (2006, 2007) at the School of Chemistry, University of Bristol (UK), in the computational chemistry group of Prof. Adrian Mulholland (
  • Visiting Scientist (2008) and Scientific Consultant (2010) at the Drug Discovery and Development Department of the Italian Institute of Technology, Genova, led by Prof. Daniele Piomelli.
  • From 2013 to 2016 he has been Visiting Fellow at the "Faculty of Health and Life Sciences" of the Northumbria University, Newcastle, UK.
  • 2020: Visiting Professor – School of Chemistry – University of Bristol, Bristol (UK)

Other Duties:

  • Since 15/01/2024: Delegate of the Department for the Quality of the Research
  • For the 2021-2023 period  is Chair of the Advanced School in Drug Reaseach & Development promoted by Regione Emilia-Romagna 
  • Since 2022 Chair of the Board of Teachers of the Master Degree in Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Technology
  • Member of the Drug Design and Discovery Group at the Università degli Studi di Parma
  • Member of the Board of Teachers for the PhD Program in Drug Sciences at Università degli Studi di Parma
  • Chair of the Committee for International Mobility for the Department of Food and Drug of the University of Parma
  • Member of the Editorial Board of PloS One (
  • Co-Chairman of the First Congress on the Eph/ephrin System, supported by the Italian Division of Medicinal Chemistry of the SCI (Parma, May 2016)
  • Member of the organising committee of the 21st European Symposium on Quantitative Structure-Activity Relationship - EuroQSAR 2016 (Verona, September 2016)
  • Member of the scientific committee of the 12th European Workshop in Drug Design (Certosa di Pontignano, Siena, May 2019)

International Awards

  • Recipient of the New Investigator Award 2009 at the Gordon Rearch Conference on "Cannabinoid Function in the CNS", delivered at the University of New England, Biddeford, (ME), USA, August 2-7, 2009.
  • Runner-up of the EFMC Prize 2010 for a Young Medicinal Chemist in Academia, conferred on occasion of the XXIst International Symposium on Medicinal Chemistry (EFMC-ISMC), held in Brussels on September 5-9, 2010.
  • Plenary speaker at the Gordon Research Conference in Computational Chemistry (Girona, Spain July 2016).
  • Opening lecturer at the conference SBDD2017 - Computational Advances in Drug Discovery  (Lausanne, CH,  September 2017) 
  • Invited speaker at the Pacifichem Conference 2021 - organized by the American and Japanese Chemical Societies (Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, December 2021)

Scientific production

  • The research activities of Dr. Lodola have led to more than 120 publications in peer-reviewed international journals. Dr. Lodola possesses the following bibliometric indicators of scientific production (Jan 2022, Scopus): H-index = 33; total citations > 3000

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2024/2025

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2023/2024

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2022/2023

Anno accademico di erogazione: 2021/2022

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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Campus Scienze e Tecnologie - Padiglione 08 - Plesso di Farmacia
Parco Area delle Scienze, 27/A
43124 PARMA