Marco Romanelli, MD, PhD

Date of Birth:
04/09/1960

Educational history with dates:
Undergraduate:
1979 Liceo Classico G. Gallilei, Pisa.

Graduate: 1987 University of Pisa, School of Medicine, 110/110 Summa cum Laude, MD.

Post-Graduate:
1989-1991 Ospedale Santa Chiara, University of Pisa, residency in dermatology and venereology. 1992-1994 PhD degree in Experimental dermatology, University of Naples – Federico II, Naples, Italy.

Work history with dates:
1995- present: Consultant Dermatologist at the Department of Dermatology
, University of Pisa, Italy

Areas of research interests:
Chronic wounds, tissue engineering, non invasive assessment of cutaneous tissue repair. Marco Romanelli has extensive clinical experience of managing patients with leg ulceration. He is actually responsible for the Critical Wounds Clinic inside the University Hospital of Pisa. He has coordinated the European Pressure Ulcers prevalence project in Italy this year, which has put together data from over 25 national hospitals.

Research institute activities (in general):
The research activities include the development of biomaterials to be used on acute and chronic wounds, the implementation of different scaffolds for tissue engineering, the elaboration of a prototype to non-invasively assess acute and chronic wounds.

The Wound Healing Group inside the department is devoted to educational activities in wound care for the hospital staff. This includes the development and implementation of guidelines and epidemiological research activities.

Marco Romanelli, MD, PhD
Clinica Dermatologica – Universita’ Degli Studi di Pisa
Via Roma, 67
I-56126 Pisa
Italy

Email: m.romanelli@med.unipi.it