Corso integrato di Fisiologia generale e Fondamenti di patologia generale (12 crediti)
Anna Falanga, MD, is Chief of the Department of Immunohematology and Transfusion Medicine and the Thrombosis and Hemostasis Center, at the Hospital Papa Giovanni XXIII, in Bergamo, Italy. After having received her medical degree and board certification in internal medicine at the University of Naples, Dr. Falanga obtained the board certification in Hematology at the University of Verona, Italy. Subsequently, she spent three years working as a postdoctoral fellow at the Mario Negri Institute in Milan, Italy, and a further two years at the University of Colorado School of Medicine, Denver, CO, USA. She has long been involved in the field of research on ?Cancer & Thrombosis?. For her experience in the field, she is a member of the panel of experts and a co-chair for the preparation of the Guidelines of prophylaxis and treatment of venous thromboembolism in patients with cancer, for both the Italian Society of Medical Oncology, the American Society of Clinical Oncology, and the European Society of Medical Oncology.
Dr Anna Falanga has authored more than 200 publications. She has been guest editor of 15 books or journal supplements. She is appointed as professor of ?Coagulation disorder? at the School of Hematology, Faculty of Medicine, University Bicocca Milan, Italy, and as a professor of ?Clinical pathology? at the University of Bergamo. She has an active role in several professional societies. She has been Chair of the Scientific and Standardization Committee of the International Society of Thrombosis and Haemostasis (ISTH) (term 2010-2012), member (term 2007-2010) and chair (2011) of the Scientific Committee on Hemostasis of the American Society of Hematology (ASH). Further she has been member of the Council of the European Hematology Association (EHA) (term 2009-2013), and of the Italian Federation of the Thrombotic Centres (terms 2009-2012 and 2012-2015). She is currently President of the Italian Society on Thrombosis and Hemostasis (term 2014-2016) and member of the ISTH Council (term 2014-2020). In 2009 she received the BACH Investigator Award of the ISTH, and in 2015 the ?Harold R. Roberts Medal 2015? of the SSC of ISTH.
Other activities of Dr. Falanga include the organization of numerous scientific conferences, including the co-chairmanship of eight biennial International Conferences on ?Thrombosis and Hemostasis Issues in Cancer? (ICTHIC), in Bergamo, Italy.