• Disertantes

    Disertantes

PROF. GIANCARLO LA MARCA

  • LamarcaAssistant Professor of Pharmacology, granted by the University of Florence, since November 1st 2007
  • Deputy Head of Newborn Screening, Clinical Chemistry and Pharmacology Lab, Meyer Children’s Hospital, Florence, Italy, since 2011
  • Associate Professor of Clinical Biochemistry and Clinical Molecular Biology, granted by the University of Florence, since November 1st 2015
  • Qualified as full Professor of Clinical Biochemistry and Clinical Molecular Biology, granted by the University of Florence, since November 1st 2016
  • He is 2018-20 the President of the Italian Society for Newborn Screening and Metabolic diseases (SIMMESN)
  • He is the President of Interdipartimental Mass Spectrometry Centre of the University of Florence
  • He is a member of the CLSI (Clinical Laboratory Standard Institute) Advisory Board for the revision of USA Guidelines on Expanded Newborn Screening by Tandem Mass Spectrometry
  • He is a member of the Italian Council for Expanded Newborn Screening by Tandem Mass Spectrometry, Ministry of Health
  • He is coordinator of some national research granted projects
  • Prof. la Marca has been an invited lecturer to more than 120 national and international meetings and he has authored more than 150 peer-reviewed publications and 5 patents dealing with areas of, clinical chemistry, mass spectrometry pharmacology and paediatrics. He serves as a reviewer for many scientific journals including The New England Journal of Medicine and Blood
  • Total IF >500; H Index 36
  • Prof la Marca received several award in his career:
  • Porcellino Prize 2011 by City of Florence for research activity in pediatric preventive medicine
  • Young Researchers Prize 2012 Meyer Hospital/University of Florence for research in pediatric clinical chemistry
  • Paul Harris Prize 2012, for research in pediatric preventive medicine
  • “Excellence of the Year” prize, 2013, Lions Club, Scandicci, Florence
  • American Academy of Immunology: award for “one of the best research on immunodefiencies of the year 2013”
  • International Society for Neonatal Screening: ISNS Dussault Medal 2014 to “honour a researcher who has made a significant contribution to neonatal or other population-based screening which is recognized as such”.
  • Voa Voa Award 2015: “For personal and professional commitment made in the pediatric research and application of concrete scientific solutions for the benefit of society as a whole”