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Dr. Italo Giuffre

EDITORIAL BOARD MEMBER - Dr. Italo Giuffre


Dr. Italo Giuffre

Catholic University of Rome
Italy

BIOGRAPHY:

Dr. Italo Giuffre is Consultant at the Department of Ophthalmology (Head: Prof. A. Caporossi) - Catholic University of Rome (Italy) since 2009 and Lecturer at the Orthoptics School in Bozen (Italy). He graduated as Medical Doctor cum laude at Tor Vergata University in 1988. He discussed a thesis about the biological and pharmacological aspects of neuroblastoma and retinoblastoma. In 1992 he postgraduated cum laude in Ophthalmology at Sapienza University. He discussed a thesis about the ibopamine test after administration of corticoids in patients affected by allergic conjunctivitis.His publications include one book about Genetics of Eye diseases, INC Editor 2000, 5 chapters in international books about ibopamine, apoptosis and tumorigenesis and genetics of glaucoma and over 80 articles in peer-reviewed journals. He served as Medical Officer in the Italian Army in 1990-1991 and he is Captain since 2000. He worked at the Ophthalmological Department (Head: Prof. E. Balestrazzi) at L’Aquila University since 1992 up to 2009. Since then he served as Consultant at the Glaucoma Service and Hereditary eye diseases Service (Head: Prof. B. Falsini) at the Catholic University of Rome (Italy). He is member of ARVO, American Academy of Ophthalmology, Italian Society of Ophthalmology (SOI), AIMO, AISG, SiGLA, SIOP, GIVRE. He received the SOI Best Paper Award in 2013.

RESEARCH INTERESTS:

Cataract, glaucoma, hereditary eye diseases, orbit, paediatric ophthalmology, refractive surgery