Paolo Gisondi MDResearch Assistant, Dermatology and Venereology Section, University Hospital of Verona, Italy
Paolo Gisondi was born in Rome in 1972. He currently works as a research assistant in the Dermatology and Venereology Section of the University Hospital of Verona, Italy. He received his degree in Medicine from the Catholic University of Rome in 1997 and then specialized in Dermatology and Venereology at the University of Parma in 2002. Before moving to Verona in 2006, he worked for two years at the Istituto Dermopatico dell'Immacolata of Rome. He is a member of the Italian Society of Dermatology (SIDEMAST), European Academy of Dermatology and Venereology (EADV), Group for Research and Assessment of Psoriasis and Psoriatic Arthritis (GRAPPA) and he has been invited to join to the European Dermato-Epidemiology Network (EDEN). He is an editorial board member of the Open Journal of Dermatology, World Journal of Diabetes and Advances in Psoriasis and Inflammatory Skin Diseases. He has been sub-investigator in several clinical phase III randomized trials investigating the effects of biological therapies in psoriasis. His main scientific interests include the epidemiological, clinical (i.e. comorbidities) and therapeutic aspects of psoriasis and psoriatic arthritis. Apart from clinical research, more than half of his working hours are dedicated to the outpatient clinic and dermatological surgery. He is a co-author of 115 original articles, 14 book chapters, 152 abstracts for congresses and 202 invited lectures.