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Caprio Massimiliano

Massimiliano Caprio is Full Professor of Endocrinology and Human Nutrition at the Open University San Raffaele Roma in Rome. Since 2008, he has been head of the Cardiovascular Endocrinology Laboratories at the IRCCS San Raffaele Pisana Research Center and has worked as a consultant diabetologist at the University of Rome Tor Vergata since 2007. He has internationally recognized expertise in exploring the roles of mineralocorticoid receptor (MR) activation in obesity and metabolic syndrome. Prof. Caprio has contributed a great deal of work on the pathophysiology of adipose proliferation and endothelial inflammation. Prof. Caprio has been appointed as a member of the 17 committee to evaluate translational research projects for the French government’s national research agency (ANR), and is a member of the Board of Directors of the Italian Society of Endocrinology and coordinator of the scientific committee.

Clinical Experiences

2019 Endocrinologist, diabetologist and andrologist specialist – St. Raphael Termini Outpatient Clinic

2007 Specialist endocrinologist, diabetologist and andrologist – Complex Operative Unit of Endocrinology, “CTO Andrea Alesini” Hospital, Department of Systems Medicine, University of Rome Tor Vergata

2013-2014 Specialist endocrinologist and diabetologist – USL RMD, Casalbernocchi Outpatient Clinic (RM)

2006-2014 Branch manager – Endocrinology – San Raffaele Termini Outpatient Clinic, Rome

2012 Specialist endocrinologist and diabetologist – USL RMD, Ostia Outpatient Clinic (RM)

2009-2010 Specialist endocrinologist and andrologist – USL RMF, Outpatient Clinic of Ladispoli (RM) – Family Consultatory of Bracciano (RM)

2003-2005 Volunteer specialist physician – Service of Endocrinology and Nuclear Medicine – University Hospital Center “Bichat” and “Pitié Salpetrière,” Paris, France

2001-2002 Medical Specialist – Service of Endocrinology and Andrology – Hospital “San Giovanni Calibita Fatebenfratelli” – Tiber Island, and University Polyclinic of “Tor Vergata”

1996-2001 Resident Physician – Special Service of Andrology – Department of Medical Pathophysiology – Policlinico Umberto I, Rome

Professional Experience

2019 Full Professor of Endocrinology (SSD MED/13), San Raffaele University Rome

2015 – 2019 Associate Professor of Endocrinology (SSD MED/13), Bachelor of Science in Human Nutrition/Nutraceutical Sciences, Bachelor of Science in Preventive and Adapted Exercise Activities, San Raffaele University Rome

2013 – 2016 Teaching Associate at the University “Our Lady of Good Counsel,” Tirana, Albania for the discipline “Endocrinology” in the Integrated Course of Systematic Pathology II

2006 Senior Scientist – IRCCS San Raffaele, Head of the Laboratory of Cardiovascular Endocrinology

2004-2006 Post-doctoral Fellow – INSERM U36, Unit of Experimental Medicine, Collège de France, Paris, France – director Prof. Pierre Corvol.

2003-2004 Post-doctoral Fellow – INSERM U478, University Hospital Center “Bichat,” Paris, France – Director Prof. Nicolette Farman.

2001-2003 PhD student – Department of Internal Medicine, Tor Vergata University, Rome

1999-2001 Resident Physician – Laboratory of 5th Medical Clinic and General Pathology – Policlinico Umberto I, Rome

1997-1998 Visiting Fellow – Section of Molecular Andrology – NICHD – NIH, Bethesda, Maryland (USA), director Prof. Kevin Catt

Education and Training

2006 PhD in Endocrinological Sciences – University of Rome “Tor Vergata”. Experimental thesis: “Adipose tissue and endocrine function.”

2001 Specialization in Endocrinology and Exchange Diseases – Andrology Address (70/70 cum laude) – University of Rome “La Sapienza”. Experimental thesis: “Leptin and testicular function, clinical and experimental aspects”

1996 Professional license – summer session (105/110) – University of Rome “La Sapienza”, Registration with the Order of Surgeons of the province of Latina.

1995 Degree in Medicine and Surgery – summer session (110/110 cum laude) – University of Rome “La Sapienza”. Experimental thesis: “CRF and testicular function.”

Author of over 77 international scientific publications, H-index 28, over 3200 citations.

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  • Endocrinology and metabolic diseases




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