Luigi Ricciardiello

Luigi RicciardielloLuigi Ricciardiello is Associate Professor of Gastroenterology at the University of Bologna, Italy.  From 1997 to 2000 he joined the group of Prof. C. Richard Boland at the UC San Diego to perform research on colorectal cancer and from March 2005 to 2009 was at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas conducting studies on the chemoprevention of colorectal cancer. He has completed training in Gastroenterology in Italy and Internal Medicine in USA.

Dr Ricciardiello is in charge of the colon cancer clinical program at the S. Orsola-Malpighi Hospital in Bologna. Since his return he has established the clinic for the management of hereditary GI cancer syndromes. He has been awarded grants from the European Commission (as co-coordinator) and from the Italian Association for Cancer Research (as coordinator). He is the Chairman of the United European Gastroenterology National Societies Committee. In 2017 Dr Ricciardiello was co-chair of the 7th Biennial InSIGHT meeting, held in Florence.