Mauro Picardo, MD
Director of the Clinical and Experimental Department and of Cutaneous Physiopathology and Metabolomic Center
San Gallicano Dermatological Institute
Dr. Picardo worked in the field of acne and sebogenesis for a long period with a specific interest in lipidomic analysis and its modifications in acne.
He was trained at the Rome University “La Sapienza”. His main topics of interest are skin biochemistry, free radicals mediated damage of the skin, mechanism of control of skin pigmentation, and pigmentary disorders. As chairperson of the Integrated Center of Metabolomic Research (CIRM) at the San Gallicano Institute, coordinate lipidomic studies on acne and related disorders (seborrheic dermatitis, rosacea) in sebum and blood samples. His group has defined several collaborations with national and international research groups. He has served on the Board and President of national (SIDEMAST) and International (EIS, ESDR, ESPCR, IFPCS) scientific societies. In collaboration with Alain Taieb chair of the Vitiligo European Task Force and the Pigmentary disorders group of the EADV. Professor Picardo was the organizer of several national and international conferences (like the successful Acne Rosacea and related disease held in Rome in Dec 2009) and he is a member of the Editorial Board of some dermatological and biochemical journals including Pigment Cell and melanoma Research and Experimental Dermatology. He is the author of more than 300 publications in peer-reviewed journals (H index 60) and of more than 30 chapters in different books.
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