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Dr. Carmelo Rizzari

Pediatric Hematology and Oncology

Italy

38 years of experience

Specialty

Specialties

Pediatric Hematology and Oncology

Subspecialties

Procedures Performed

Lumbar Puncture, Bone Marrow Aspiration, Bone Marrow Biopsy

Work Experience

Full Professor of Pediatrics

School of Medicine of the University of Milano-Bicocca

Milan, Italy.

from 2020

Head of the Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Unit

Department of Pediatrics, University of Milano Bicocca, MBBM Foundation

Italy.

from 2009

Staff Member

Pediatric Department of the University of Milano Bicocca, Monza San Gerardo Hospital

Italy.

from 1990

Education

MD, University of Milano Bicocca

1983

Biography

Dr. Prof. Carmelo Rizzari is involved in the field of pediatric leukemia with special expertise developed in the field of cancer chemotherapy. Currently, he is the Head of the Pediatric Hematology-Oncology Unit at the Department of Pediatrics of the University of Milano Bicocca, the largest and first recruiting center for hematological malignancies in Italy. Dr. Prof. Rizzari is also a Full Professor of Pediatrics at the School of Medicine of the University of Milano-Bicocca.

Dr. Prof. Rizzari has numerous professional and scientific achievements, among which is being appointed as the President of the European Society of Pediatric Oncology. He is also the Chair of the Board of the Italian Association of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology (AIEOP) for Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia. Moreover, he is an active member and board member of various national and international societies.

Dr. Prof. Rizzari is a Peer-reviewer for several high-scored scientific journals in the field of Hematology-Oncology (Haematologica, Cancer, Pediatric Blood and Cancer, Journal of Pediatric Hematology Oncology, International Journal of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology, Blood, Leukemia, Lancet Oncology, Lancet Haematology). He is an author and co-author of 131 peer-reviewed publications in high IF score journals, among which are NEJM, Lancet, Lancet Oncology, Lancet Haematology, Journal Clinical Oncology, Blood, British Journal of Haematology, British Journal of Cancer, Cancer, Haematologica, Leukemia.

Affiliations

President of the European Society of Pediatric Oncology (2022-present)

Chair of the Board, Italian Association of Pediatric Hematology and Oncology (AIEOP) for Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia (2018-present)

Coordinator of Clinical Trials, European Society for Pediatric Oncology (SIOP Europe) (2018-2020)

Member, European Network of Pediatric Research at the European Medicines Agency (Enpr-EMA)

Member, European Society for Pediatric Oncology (SIOP Europe)

Member, International Society for Pediatric Oncology (SIOP)

Member of the European Advisory Board of the international randomized EPO-INT-51 on the role of erythropoietin Alfa in the treatment of pediatric patients with acute lymphoblastic leukemia or solid tumors.

Member of the European Working Group for the design and implementation of a common european protocol for Acute myeloid leukemia (AML)

Chairman of the AIEOP Scientific Committee for Clinical Pharmacology and Pharmacovigilance

Member of the AIEOP Scientific Committees for 1. ALL 2. AML. 3. Myelodisplastic Syndromes 4. Hystiocytoses

Publications

Dr. Prof. Carmelo Rizzari is an Author and Co-author of over 200 abstracts.

Author and Co-author of 131 peer reviewed publications

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