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UNIBO

Alma Mater Studiorum - Universita di Bologna

Department of Medical and Surgical, Operative Unit of Medical Semeiotics
via Massarenti, 9
40138 Bologna
ITALY
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Team Leader

Prof. Dr. Paolo Caraceni

Associate Professor of Internal Medicine
Phone: +39 051 214 2919
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Team Staff

Dr. Stefania Lorenzini

Senior Hospital Specialist & Consultant
Phone: +39 051 214 2920
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Dr. Agnese Antognoli

Research Fellow & Clinical Study Coordinator
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Dr. Giacomo Zaccherini

Research Fellow & PhD Student
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Dr. Manuel Tufoni

PhD Student
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Dr. Maurizio Baldassarre

Laboratory Technician
Phone: +39 051 214 3902
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Institute Presentation

The University of Bologna (UNIBO), created in the year 1088, is recognized ad the oldest university in the western world, and one the largest in Italy (with more than 85 000 enrolled students per year). The Unit of Semeiotica Medica is part of the UNIBO Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences within the University Hospital “Azienda Ospedaliero Universitaria Sant’Orsola – Malpighi” Polyclinic (AOSP). The main tasks of this structure are the management and prevention of complications of cirrhosis while the research activity of the unit is devoted to preclinical, translational, and clinical research in the field of complications of cirrhosis to optimize management and prevention of decompensation and acute-on-chronic liver failure (ACLF).

Within the DECISION project, UNIBO is the leader of WP5. In particular, UNIBO will contribute to the selection of the combinatorial therapy derived from the preclinical validation, and be responsible for the design, conduction, and coordination of the clinical trial in close collaboration with EFCLIF. Moreover, the PI Prof. Caraceni will lead the Clinical Trial Management Committee (CTMC) with the aim to coordinate and supervise the clinical trial.