Bianca Rocca, MD, PhD is Associate Professor of Pharmacology at the Catholic University School of Medicine in Rome (Italy) and achieved the National Scientific Qualification for Full Professor of Pharmacology. She trained as Postdoctoral Fellow at the Center for Experimental Therapeutics, University Pennsylvania of Philadelphia (USA). She is Fellow of the European Society of Cardiology (FESC), has served as Chairperson of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Working Group on Thrombosis (2018-2020) and is currently ex officio Member of the board in the same ESC Working Group.
She has been member of the Task Force of the 2018 ESC Guidelines on cardiovascular disease in pregnancy and of the Task Force of the 2019 ESC Guidelines on diabetes and participated to several scientific and position documents from the ESC Working Group on Thrombosis.
She is member of the Editorial Board of Diabetes and Vascular Disease Research, EHJ-Cardiovascular Pharmacology, Cardiovascular Drugs and Therapy, Frontiers in Drug Safety.
She has co-authored over 150 articles in peer-reviewed journals including Annals of Internal Medicine, Blood, Circulation, EHJ, Diabetes, JACC, Journal of Clinical Investigation, Nature Medicine, Science, PNAS (USA), with over 14,400 citations; H-index 48 (Google Scholar).
Main scientific interests are antithrombotic drugs, eicosanoids, haemostasis, platelets, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, cardiovascular diseases.