Professor Paolo Pozzilli, MD

Full Professor of Endocrinology and Metabolism at Campus Bio-Medico University of Rome, Italy, and Honorary Professor of Diabetes and Clinical Research at the Centre of Immunobiology, Blizard Institute, St.Bartholomew's and the London School of Medicine, Queen Mary University of London, UK.

He works in the field of diabetes with particular focus on type 1 diabetes (T1D) pathogenesis and prevention in Rome and in the UK, and in collaboration with investigators worldwide. He published over 500 scientific articles (PubMed), books and reviews on different aspects of diabetes, from basic studies on the autoimmune mechanisms of T1D to late complications of the disease. He is actively engaged in clinical trials testing novel therapies for T1D and type 2 diabetes.

Editor in Chief of Diabetes Metabolism Research and Reviews, and Chairman of the Master's Degree Program in Medicine and Surgery at Campus Bio-Medico University of Rome, where he is Director of the Department of Endocrinology and Diabetes, and Coordinator of the PhD Program in Integrated Biomedical Sciences and Bioethics.

Professor Pozzilli received several Awards, including the Andrew Cudworth Memorial Award by the British Diabetic Association (1984), the Morgagni Award for Best Young Investigator by the International Society of Metabolism (1989), the Award by the Italian Society of Diabetes (1994), the Marie Kugel Award by the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation USA (2003 and 2007), the Diabetes Honoris Causa Award by the Paulescu Foundation, Romanian Diabetes Society (2013), the Celso Prize by the Italian Society of Diabetes (2014) and the Menarini Award, Joseph Hoet Memorial Lecture by the World Foundation on Diabetes Prevention (2016).