Prof. Massimo Falconi,Italy
Professor Massimo Falconi, MD is currently Full Professor of Surgery and Chairman of the Pancreatic Unit at the University Vita e Salute, San Raffaele Hospital IRCCS, in Milan, Italy. In addition to his new postion as the 2016 – 2018 Chairman of ENETS, Prof. Falconi is currently also on the executive committee of IAP. Furthermore, he is a member of the medical society EPC and EAHPBA.
He serves as Associate Editor for the section of the pancreas and neuroendocrine Tumours for Digestive and Liver Disease, official journal of the Italian and French Gastroenterological societies. He is also editorial member of the following journals: World Journal of Gastroenterology, subject Area Editor of The International Journal of Biological Markers and of International Journal of Endocrine Oncology. He has an impact factor calculated on the basis of JCR 2013 of more than 1,400 and his h index on Scopus is 58.
He has written almost 300 peer-reviewed articles and currently reviews articles for the following publications: Annals of Oncology, British Journal of Surgery, Cochrane, Gut, Lancet, Neuroendocrinology, Nutrition, Pancreas, Pancreatology, Journal of Endocrinological Investigation (JEI), Journal Of the Pancreas (JOP), Surgery, Annals of Surgery.
Prof. Falconi studied medicine at the University of Verona, specializing in general surgery, gastroenterology and endoscopy. He has participated in international medical research projects in such diverse places as Germany, Spain, Ecuador and Japan.