Damiano Rizzoni

Damiano Rizzoni

ITALY

 

 

 

 

Born in Fano (Ps) Italy, on August 4th 1960.
Education
1979 High school certificate: Liceo Scientifico “Belfiore”, Mantova.
1985 Medical Degree: University of Brescia (cum laude) and registration to the Order of Physicians, number of medical license 04443.
1990 Specialization in Internal Medicine, University of Brescia (cum laude).
1994 Specialization in Cardiology, University of Pavia

Previous and present position
1985-89 Resident: Clinica Medica, University of Brescia.
1989: Visiting Researcher, Department of Pharmacology, University of Aarhus, Danmark
1989 Clinical Assistant, Bone Marrow Transplantation Unit, Spedali Civili di Brescia
1990 Clinical Assistant, Clinica Medica, University of Brescia.
1991 Clinical Assistant, Patologia Medica, University of Brescia.
1998 Clinical Assistant, Internal Medicine, University of Brescia.
1999 Assistant Professor, Internal Medicine, University of Brescia.
2001 Associate Professor of Internal Medicine, University of Brescia
2011 Full Professor of Internal Medicine, University of Brescia
In 1986 he passed the Foreign Medical Graduates Examination in the Medical Sciences (FMGEMS) with a score of 80/100.
In 1987 he was awarded the Roussel Institute Fellowship for a research on cardiovascular changes during ageing.
In 1987 he was awarded the Formenti Prize for a research on cardiovascular effects of ketanserin in aged hypertensive patients.
In 1989 he was awarded a Fellowship of the Italian Society of Hypertension for a research on cardiovascular effects of adrenaline in normotensive subjects with and without family history of hypertension,
In 1995 he was awarded a Fellowship of the Italian Society of Hypertension for a research on the effects of antihypertensive therapy with ACE inhibitors and angiotensin II type 1 receptor blockers on structural alterations in small resistance arteries of spontaneously hypertensive rats.
In 2012 he was awarded a prize for the best paper published in Hypertension, Journal of the American Heart Association, for Clinical Sciences.
Prof. Rizzoni is one of the Top Italian Scientists (www.topitalianscientists.org): H-index: 50.