Lucio Bertario

Lucio BertarioLucio Bertario MD is Scientific Consultant at the European Institute of Oncology in Milan, and has had a long career in clinical and scientific oncological research. Recently he was chair of a regional program for colorectal cancer universal screening to diagnose Lynch syndrome patients. He was President of AIFEG (Italian Association for Hereditary Gastrointestinal Tumours) from 2011 to 2013.

Qualifications

  • Degree in Medicine and Surgery at University of Milan, Italy (7/1973)
  • Diploma specialization in General Surgery at University of Padua  (6/1081
  • Diploma specialization in Oncology at University of Genua Italy  (7/1984)

Career

Clinical:

  • Clinical Researcher in Clinical Oncology at Istituto Nazionale per la ricerca ela Cura dei Tumori, Milan, Italy (1973-1975)
  • Assistant at the First Aid Department Gorgonzola-Melzo Hospital (1974-1977)
  • Assistant in Surigal Oncology Department at Istituto Nazionale per la Ricerca ela Cura dei Tumori, Milan, Italy (1977-2014) and Chair of Registry of Hereditary Digestive Tract Tumours (1989-2014)
  • Scientific Consultant at Istituto Nazionale per la Ricerca ela Cura dei Tumori, Milan, Italy (2014-2017)
  • Scientific Consultant at Istituto Oncologico Europeo, Milan, Italy (from 2017)

Scientific:

  • Member of European Group for Colorectal Screening (1985-1995) and Chair (1993-1995)
  • Member of Steering Commitee of EuroFap Project, Genetic Studies in Cancer Families  (1990-1992)
  • Member of Scientific Committee of Italian Ostomy Association (1985-2000)
  • Member of Colon-Rectal Cancer Prevention Project of the Italian Minister of Health
  • Steering committee CAPP1-CAPP2 (Concerted Action for Polyps Prevention)
  • Member of Leeds Castle and ICG-HNPCC study group (Chair 2001-2003)
  • President of AIFEG (Italian Association for Hereditary Gastrointestinal Tumours) (2011-2013)
  • Project Coordinator: ‘Lynch Syndrome: predictive models of cancer risk and biomarkers to diagnoses individuals carriers of MMR genes variants’, Lega Italiana per la Lotta contro i Tumori. (2010-2014).
  • Project Coordinator: ‘Analytical and clinical validation of non invasive biomarkers for early diagnosis of digestive tract carcinoma’, PIO Bari – Health  Minister (2010-2015).
  • Chair of regional (Lombardy) program for Colorectal Cancer Universal screening to diagnose Lynch syndrome patients (2013-2017)

Publications

Scopus-Pubmed: n.146, h-index 43, RG score 43.6, n.8, 580 citations

 

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