Curriculum Vitae

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After a MD at the University of Padua in 1976, Prof. Muraca specialised in Internal Medicine (1981) and subsequently in Gastroenterology (1985) while also pursuing a PhD in Biochemistry (1985) at the Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium. Since 1982, Prof. Muraca has been working at the University of Padua, firstly as Assistant Professor at the Dept. of Internal Medicine, then as Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, University of Padua since 1993. From 1999 to 2004, Prof. Muraca acted as the Head of the Hepatology and Liver Transplant Group of the 1st Medical Clinic, University of Padua, and subsequently moved to Rome to work as Head of the Clinical Chemistry and Regenerative Medicine Research, at the Pediatric Research Hospital “Bambino Gesù” until 2014, before returning to Padua where he has been working as Associate Professor of Clinical Medicine, Dept. of Women’s and Children’s Health, University of Padua and Principal Investigator of the Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine Lab, at the Istituto di Ricerca Pediatrica. Prof. Muraca is author and co-author of 167 original articles in peer-reviewed international journals, 3 international books in English, 2 books in Italian, 16 chapters in international books, 51 original articles and book chapters in Italian. He is inventor of five patents in cell therapy. h-Index: 35 (Scopus) – 41 (Google Scholar).
10/11/2006: International Award “Giuseppe Sciacca”, section Medicine
18/07/2011: Award “Gentlemen d’Italia” for scientific activity


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