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Vernia Piero

Associate Professor of Gastroenterology, Sapienza University of Rome


Medical and surgical degree (110/110 cum laude)
Specialization in Diseases of the Digestive System (70/70)
MPI teaching and scientific training grant.

Professional Activity

Researcher and then Associate Professor of Gastroenterology, Sapienza University, Rome
Visiting Professor, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, USA
Lecturer in Gastroenterology, Graduate Courses in Medicine and Surgery, and in Dietetics, Sapienza, Rome
Master’s level 2 lecturer
Head of the Outpatient Clinic for chronic inflammatory bowel disease and breath test laboratory, Policlinico Umberto I, Rome.

Scientific activity

Author of more than 150 articles and book chapters, he has published in leading international journals in Gastroenterology.
Reviewer for numerous international journals in Gasteroenterology and Medicine.
Speaker, moderator and session chair in the most important Italian and international congresses in Gastroenterology.
Scientific societies: American Gastroenterological Association, European Crohn’s Colitis Organization, Italian Society of Gastroenterology, Italian Group IBD.

Areas of interest

Chronic inflammatory bowel disease
Functional disorders, irritable bowel syndrome
Intestinal malabsorption and lactose intolerance

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