“G. Gaslini” Institute for Children, Genoa
President of the International Society of Systemic Autoinflammatory Diseases (ISSAID)
Dr. Marco Gattorno is Pediatric Rheumatologists, working at “G. Gaslini” Institute for Children in Genoa, Italy. He is Head of the Unit for Autoinflammatory diseases and Immune deficiencies. His main scientific interests involve the clinical and pathogenic characterization of the monogenic autoinflammatory diseases. He is author of 209 full-papers on international journals (total IF 1440, H-index 51), of many book chapters (i.e. “The Immune System and the Inflammatory Response” in the Textbook of Pediatric Rheumatology; JT Cassidy et al. eds; 5th, 6th and 7th Edition). He is the Editor of the book “Familial Mediterranean Fever” (Springer).
He received the 1998 and 1999 Pediatric Rheumatology Abstract Awards at the 62nd and 63rd Congress of the American College of Rheumatology and the Kourir Award 13th Congress of Pediatric Rheumatology European Society, Amsterdam, June 2006
From May 2017 is the President of the International Society of Systemic Autoinflammatory Diseases (ISSAID).
From May 2016 is the Principal Investigator of the E-rare project INSAID (E-Rare JTC 2015-pp-156).
From July 2008 he is the Principal Investigator of the “Eurofever” Project (UE – Executive Agency for Health and Consumers).
He is the past-Chairman of the Working Party for Autoinflammatory diseases of the Pediatric Rheumatology European Society (PRES).