Director at Kidney Transplant Unit in Università Cattolica, Roma
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Franco Citterio is Professor of General Surgery and Director of the Kidney Transplant Unit of the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Fondazione Policlinico Universitario A.Gemelli IRCCS, Rome.
He developed an interest in immunosuppression and kidney transplantation during a clinical and research Fellowship in organ transplantation at the University of Texas in Houston, USA. His clinical work and research are focused on the immunological aspects of kidney transplantation and the design and realization of clinical trials in the field of immunosuppressive protocols in kidney transplantation. The results of his activity are published in journals and presented at national and international conferences. Professor Citterio has been Chairman of the Italian Society for Organ Transplants (SITO, 2014-2016) and now is Chairman of the Italian Foundation for the Promotion of Organ Transplants (FIPTO).[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]