Giuseppe Remuzzi, MD
Director, Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research
Professor of Nephrology, University of Milan, Italy
Director, Mario Negri Institute for Pharmacological Research and Professor of Nephrology, University of Milan, Italy
From 1996 until 2013 Prof. Guiseppe Remuzzi was director of the public-private Department of Immunology and Transplant Medicine (a collaboration between the Ospedali Riuniti of Bergamo and the Mario Negri Institute) and from 1999 until 2018 he was also head of the Division of Nephrology and Dialysis. From 2011 until 2015 he was director of the Department of Medicine of the Azienda Ospedaliera Papa Giovanni XXIII (formerly the Ospedali Riuniti) of Bergamo.
In June 2015, Prof. Remuzzi was nominated Chiara Fama Professor of Nephrology at the University of Milan. His main research interests include the causes of glomerulonephritis and the mechanisms of progression of kidney diseases. He has also conducted many studies in the field of transplant rejection. In recognition of his achievements, he received many national and international awards, among them the ISN Jean Hamburger Award in 2005 during the World Congress of Nephrology in Singapore, the John P. Peters Award (American Society of Nephrology 2007, San Francisco) and the Lennox K. Black International Prize for Excellence in Medicine (Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia). Prof. Remuzzi is the author of over 1500 publications in international medical journals and has written 17 books.