Professor Giancarlo Agnelli is the Dean of the School of Medicine and Surgery of the University of Perugia, Italy. He is Professor of Internal Medicine and Director of the Department of Internal Vascular Emergency Medicine and Stroke Unit at the University Hospital in Perugia.
Professor Agnelli is the Editor-in-Chief of the European Journal of Internal Medicine.Professor Agnelli received his medical degree and specialization in Internal Medicine from the University of Perugia.
He was then a research and clinical fellow at the Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, and at the Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
Professor Agnelli's research focuses on the clinical trials on the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular disease, including the development of new anticoagulant agents. He is also exploring the relationship between cancer and thrombosis.
Professor Agnelli has authored more than 530 publications (www. pubmed.com). He is also a reviewer for a number of journals including the New England Journal of Medicine, The Lancet, Circulation, Blood, Cardiovascular Research, Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis and the Journal of the American College of Cardiology.