Stefano Del Prato, MD

Born June 13, 1952 in Brembate (Italy)
Citizenship Italian
Spouse Anna Solini, MD
Children Greta Del Prato, 2-28-1987
Francesco Del Prato, 5-1-1991

Education:

  • 1966-71 High School, Liceo Classico, Lovere (Italy)
  • 1971-74 School of Medicine-University of Pavia (Italy)
  • 1974-78 School of Medicine-University of Padova (Italy)
  • 20/3/1978 M.D. degree cum laude
  • 14/7/1982 Post-Graduate Specialization in Endocrinology
  • 10/7/1987 Post-Graduate Specialization in Internal Medicine

Post-graduate training:

  • 1978-79 Internship-Medical School, University of Padova (Italy)
    1979-81 Residency in Internal Medicine-School of Medicine, University of Padova (Italy)
    1983-85 Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Endocrinology - Yale University, New Haven, CT

Academic Appointments:

  • 1982-1992 Assistant Professor of Metabolic Disease at the General Hospital of Padova (Italy)
  • 1984-1992 Professor of "Diabetes Physiopatology" at the Post-Graduate Course of Diabetology - School of Medicine - University of Padova (Italy)
  • 1988-1990 Associate Professor of Medicine - University of Texas - Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX
  • 1990-2006 Clinical associate Professor of Medicine - University of Texas - Health Science Center at San Antonio, San Antonio, TX
  • 1992-2000 Associate Professor of Metabolic Diseases, School of Medicine, University of Padova (Italy)
  • 2000-2002 Associate Professor of Endocrinology, School of Medicine, University of Pisa (Italy)
  • 2000- present Chief – Section of Diabetes and Metabolic Diseases, Department of Endocrinology & Metabolism, University of Pisa, Italy
  • 2000- present Chief – Post-Graduate Course of Endocrinology and Metabolic Diseases, Section of Diabetes
  • 2002- present Professor of Endocrinology, School of Medicine, University of Pisa, Italy
  • 2010- present Director, Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism, University of Pisa, Italy

Honors and Awards:

  • 1981 Milano Diabetes Prize
  • 1983 Fellowship for "Technologic Research' of the Italian National Research Council at the Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
  • 1984 N.A.T.O. fellowship at the Yale University, New Haven, CT, USA
  • 1990 Servier Prize, Giornate Diabetologiche dell'Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Roma
  • 1997 Prize of the Italian Society of Diabetology for outstanding scientific activity

Other Scientific activities:

1987 Scientific secretary, "Post-EASD International Symposium on Diabetes Secondary to Pancreatopathy, Padova 21-22 September 1987
1988 O, 12º Congresso Nazionale della Società Italiana di Diabetologia, Venezia 22-25 Maggio 1988
1990 General Clinical Research Center Committee, Health Science Center at San Antonio, University of Texas, San Antonio, Tx, USA
1990 Organizing Committee, "IV International Symposium on Insulin Receptor and Insulin Action. Verona 4-7 September 1990
1990 Comitato Scientifico, "Parma Diabete '90". Parma 20-21 Aprile 1990
1990 Comitato Organizzatore, "4th Annual Meeting of the EASD Study Group "Control of Metabolism". Praglia (Padova) 9-10 Novembre, 1990
1990-1994 Comitato Scientifico, Società Italiana di Diabetologia
1992-tuttora Editorial Board, "Diabetes, Nutrition & Metabolism"
1992-1994 Segretario Nazionale della Società Italiana di Diabetologia
1992-1998 Editorial Board, Journal of Endocrinological Investigation
1992-1994 Comitato di redazione, Diabetes News
1993 Scientific Committee, 6th European Symposium on Metabolism, Padova 24-26 May 1993
1994-2000 Editore, Diabete vs Diabete
Organizing Committee, 2nd Meeting of the European Group on Insulin Resistance, Padova 15-16 April, 1994
Membro del Consiglio Direttivo della Società Italiana di Diabetologia
1995 Comitato Scientifico del Convegno "Obesità e diabete mellito non-insulino-dipendente". Firenze 14 Gennaio 1995.
1995-1998 Membro della Commisione Didattica della Società Italiana di Endocrinologia
1996 Co-president Satellite Symposium "Insulin resistance" del 30° Annual Scientific Meeting of the European Society for Clinical Investigation. Interlaken, 24-27 April, 1996
Organizzatore e Coordinatore del corso d'aggiornamento: La terapia farmacologica del diabete di tipo II. Padova 2 Marzo, 1996
1996-1998 General secretary "Mediterranean Group for the Study of Diabetes"
Presidente Eletto, Sezione Veneto-Trentino Alto Adige della Società Italiana di Diabetologia
1997-present Scientific Editor. Diabetes section. European Journal of Clinical Investigation.
1998-present Member Executive Board - Mediterranean Group for the Study of Diabetes
1998-2000 Presidente, Sezione Veneto-Trentino Alto Adige della Società Italiana di Diabetologia
1999-present Coordinatore del Gruppo di Studio della Società Italiana di Diabetologia “Diabete tipo2”.
1999 Organizzatore del Convegno Nazionale “La prevenzione del diabete di tipo 2”. Padova 19 Novembre 1999
2001-present Member, Advisory Board Acta Diabetologia
2001 Membro – Comitato Organizzatore del Convegno “Obesità e Disturbi del Comportamento Alimentare”. Pisa, 4-5 Maggio 2001
2001 Organizzatore del Convegno “La Terapia Avanzata del Diabete Tipo 1”. Pisa 18 Maggio 2001
1999 Organizzatore del Convegno “ Nuovi Farmaci nella Terapia del Diabete Mellito di Tipo 2”. Roma 1 giugno 2001
2000 Dutch Diabetes Federation – Research Grant Reviewer
2001 Clinical Round at the Dalhouise University, Endocrine Division, Halifax, Canada.
2001 Scientific Committee. Franco-Italian Meeting in Diabetes. Naples 6-8 July, 2001
2002 Clinical Round at the UBC St-Paul's Hospital, Vancouver, Canada
2002 Dutch Diabetes Federation – Research Grant Reviewer
2003 Member of the Scientific Committee,8th IDF Meeting, Paris 24-29 August, 2003
2003 Member of the Reviewers Committee, 8th IDF Meeting, Paris 24-29 August, 2003
2003 Member Editorial Advisory Board of Diabetes & Vascular Research
2003 Member of the Selection Committee of the EFSD-Lilly Research Funding
2004 Member of Scientific Committee of the International workshop Mantova 2004 “Type 2 diabetes mellitus: risk and prevention”.
2004 Member of the Program Committee, Annual EASD Meeting, Munich 2004
2004-present Co-direttore “Il Diabete”
2004 Co-Direttore Top-Seminar “Diabete ed ipertensione”. Reggello (Fi) 18-18 giugno 2004
2004-2008 Co-editor, Journal of Endocrinology
2004 Programmes Nationaux de Recherche, INSERM – Research Grant
Reviewer
2005-present Member of the Editorial Board of Diabetes et Metabolism
2005-present Member of the Editorial Board of Diabetes Metabolism Research & Review
2005 Programmes Nationaux de Recherche, INSERM – Research Grant Reviewer
2005 Programme de recherche Clinique Multicentrique ALFEDIAM - Research Grant Reviewer
2005 Co-organizzatore Convegno Internazionale “Diabetes and Fat Tissue”. Firenze 30 Settembre-1 Ottobre, 2005
2006-present Member Editorial Board “Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism”
2006 Co-Direttore Top-Seminar “Pre-diabete e Sindrome Metabolica”. Reggello (Fi) 20-21 gennaio 2006
2006 Coordinatore del Convegno “Cuore e Diabete. La Terapia del Diabete Mellito Tipo 2 e Prevenzione Cardiovascolare”. Pisa 31 marzo 2006
2006 Auditor at the 38th Annual Meeting of the Diabetic Pregnancy Study group and 2nd Audit Meeting. Abano Terme (Padova) October 5-7, 2006
2006 Organizing Committee - CODHy – Controversies in Obesity, Diabetes and Hypertension. Berlin, October 26-29, 2006.
2006 Chairman – Prevention of type 2 diabetes. The time of challenge is now. Florence, Novembre 10-11, 2006
2007 Coordinator - Curso de Endocrinologia. Pisa 5-7 marzo 2007
2007 Chairman – Evaluating Committe EFSD-Novartis grants
2007-present Membro del Consiglio Direttivo di “Minerva Endocrinologica”
2007 Member Scientific Committee “Third Mantua Workshop on Diabetes Mellitus and related Conditions. Mantua, May 9-12, 2007
2008-present Associate Editor “Diabetes & Vascular Disease Research”
2008 Member Organizing Committee - CODHy – Controversies in Obesity, Diabetes and Hypertension. Berlin, October 30 - November 2, 2008, Barcelona, Spain.
2008 Chairman “Diabetes: is it a Cardiovascular Disease?” Florence, December 5-6, 2008.
2008 Presidente della Sezione Toscana della Società Italiana per lo Studio Dell’Aterosclerosi (SISA)
2008-present Co-editor – Diabetes Metabolism Research & Review
2008-present Memebr of the Scientific Committee “Diabetes & Metabolism”
2009 Chairman “Buon Compenso del Diabete: dall’Iperglicemia alla Malattia Cardiovascolare”. Florence, March 6-8, 2009.
2009 Member International Advisory Board “3rd International Congress on Prediabetes and the Metabolic Syndrome” Nice, April 1-4, 2009.
2009 Member Programme Committee EASD 2009. Vienna, 29 settembre – 2 ottobre, 2009.
2009 Member Programme Stream Committees - Clinical Research, IDF 2009, Montreal, October 18-22, 2009
2009 Member Editorial Board di “Clinical and Translational Science”
2009 Member Editorial Board “Cardiology and Clinical Practice”
2009 Member Editorial Board “Journal of ”
2010 Co-Chairperson - CODHy – Controversies in Obesity, Diabetes and Hypertension.
2010 Memebr International Advisory and Programme Committee at the 6th World Congress on Prevention of Diabetes and its Complications (WCPD 2010). Dresden, Germania, 8 – 11 aprile, 2010
2010 Chairman – Evaluating Committe EFSD-Novo Nordisk grants
2010 Presidente Eletto della Società Italiana di Diabetologia
2010-2011 Chairman - Programme Committee World Diabetes Congress, Dubai 2011
2010 –present Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology

 

Reviewer for the following journals:

 

- Acta Diabetologica
- Acta Endocrinologica
- American Journal of Physiology
- Atherosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology
- BBA –Molecular Basis of Disease
- Biochemical Pharmacology
- Clinical Endocrinology
- Clinical Pharmacology & Therapeutics
- Diabetes
- Diabetes Care
- Diabetes, Nutrition and Metabolism
- Diabetes/Metabolism Reviews
- Diabetes Technology & Therapeutics
- Diabetic Medicine
- Diabetologia
- European Journal of Clinical Investigation
- European Journal of Endocrinology
- Hormone and Metabolic Research
- International Journal of Cardiology
- International Journal of Clinical and Laboratory Research
- Journal of Endocrinology
- Journal of Endocrinological Investigation
- Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism
- Journal of Molecular Medicine
- Lancet
- New England Journal of Medicine
- Obesity Research

 

Memberships:

 

1981 - present Società Italiana di Diabetologia (SID)
1982 - present European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD)
1985 - present American Diabetes Association (ADA)
1987 - 1992 European Society of Clinical Investigation (ESCI)
1992 - 1996 Società Italiana di Endocrinologia (SIE)
2002 - present Società Italiana dell’Obesità (SIO)
2002 - present Società Italiana della Prevenzione Cardiovascolare (SIPREC)
2003 - present Società Italiana di Endocrinologia (SIE)
2008 - present Società Italiana per lo Studio dell’Aterosclerosi
2008 - present Associazione Medici Diabetologi (AMD)

Dr Del Prato has published over 300 articles on national and international journals and has been awarded several honors, including the Prize of the Italian Society of Diabetology for outstanding scientific activity.