Prof. Patrono’s main research interest is in the study of platelet activation and inhibition in atherothrombosis and colorectal cancer. His research has characterized the human pharmacology of aspirin as an inhibitor of platelet COX-1 and provided the basis for the development of low-dose aspirin as an antithrombotic agent.
He is an elected member of the Association of American Physicians, Royal College of Physicians, Academia Europaea and Accademia dei Lincei.
He has received the 2013 Grand Prix Scientifique awarded by the Institut de France for his work on low-dose aspirin.
He is a Section Editor of the Journal of the American College of Cardiology and Deputy Editor of the European Heart Journal.
Prof. Patrono has published over 250 research articles with approximately 80,000 citations and an h-index of 110.
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