Nobel Laureate Abel Laureate Advisory Board Member USERN President USERN Policy Making Council USERN Manager USERN Deputy Junior Ambassador

Major: Immunology

Field: Infectious diseases

Andrea Cossarizza (male, born December 11th, 1958) took the degree in Medicine and Surgery at the University of Padua, then he took his PhD in Oncology at the University of Bologna and University of Modena, and the Specialization in Clinical Pathology and Immunohematology at the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia. As medical student, he visited the Basel Institute of Immunology and then NYU. After some periods in different Institutes (Charing Cross Sunley Res. Ctr., London; Univ. Cochin, Paris; UCLA), in 1998 he became Associate Professor of General Pathology and Immunology at the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, and in 2010 was appointed Full Professor.

As of September 2022, he has published 451 papers on peer-reviewed international journals (Font: Scopus; 413 papers are quoted in PubMed, and 5 are in press) with a total impact factor: 2,586 and H-index: 89 (Google Scholar), among which, Lancet, Science, Nature, Nature Protocols, Nature Communications, Lancet HIV, Lancet Infectious Diseases, Lancet Rheumatology, Lancet Respiratory Medicine, Intensive Care Medicine, Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. USA, EMBO Molecular Medicine, Immunol. Today, Gastroenterology, Circulation, J. Am. College Cardiol., Blood, Brain, Journal of Immunology, J. Biol. Chem., Endocrine Reviews, AIDS, Eur. J. Immunol., Front. Immunol., J. Infect. Dis., Clin. Infect. Dis., Am. J. Pathol.

He edited 4 books, has authored >100 papers on books or conference proceedings and presented >500 communications to national or international conferences. Google Scholar reports that his papers received >43,500 citations. Five papers have been quoted >1,000 times, 75 papers >100 times, 335 papers >10 times.

He gave more than 200 lectures in prestigious international institutions, including UCLA, Harvard, Rockefeller Univ., New York University, Universities of Princeton, Philadelphia, Paris V, London, Berlin Charité, Bergen, Copenhagen, Barcelona, Valencia, Moscow, Tehran, Birjand, Warsaw, Krakow, Gdansk, Wenzhou, Shanghai, Taipei, Brisbane, among others.

He gave three webinars for the international journal "Science" (in 2015, 2017 and one on COVID-19 on April 30th, 2020), and one for the international journal “Nature” on May 20th, 2021. Moreover, he gave a webinar on "COVID-19 immunopathogenesis" during the world conference of the Federation of Clinical Immunological Societies (FOCIS) on June 5th, 2021, and a webinar for the International Union of Immunological Societies (IUIS) on July 5th, 2021.

He is one of the most quoted opinion leaders in the field of Cytometry, member of several advisory boards, and at present Past-President of the International Society for Advancement of Cytometry (ISAC). He is the first authors of the three editions of the "Guidelines for the use of flow cytometry and cell sorting in immunological studies" published in the European Journal of Immunology in 2017, 2019 and 2021. His laboratory is used as a reference and beta-testing lab from several Companies.

In the last 15 years, he has received grants for >8,500,000 €.



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