Professor of Pediatrics, Women’s and Children’s Health Department ReSViNET, University of Padova (IT)


Professor of Pediatrics, Women’s and Children’s Health Department, University of Padova, Italy
Head, Unit of Neonatology and Neonatal Intensive Care, University of Padova
Director, School of Pediatrics, the University of Padova (2020-)
Coordinator of the area Predictive Medicine, Institute of Pediatric Research, Padova.
Past-Head of the Allergy and Respiratory Diseases Unit, University of Padova
Past-President Italian Society for Pediatric Respiratory Diseases (SIMRI)

Academic summary
More than 300 scientific articles in international journals (including NEJM, Lancet, JAMA, and AJRCCM) with more than 15.000 citations, H-index 66 (source Google Scholar).
The referee for more than 15 academic and clinical journals
Reviewer of research programs for Netherlands Asthma Foundation and The Asthma Foundation of Western Australia
Co-Funder and executive member of ReSViNET an international RSV network with the mission to decrease the global burden of RSV infection.
Primary research interests: neonatology, pediatric asthma, respiratory infections, markers of airway inflammation, BPD and metabolomics.

Most quoted article
E Baraldi, M Filippone. Chronic lung disease after premature birth.
New England Journal of Medicine 2007; 357 (19), 1946-1955. Citations: 1100