Ruggero Dittadi

Unit of Laboratory Medicine, Ospedale dell’Angelo, Mestre, Italy

Graduated in Biological Sciences at the University of Padova on 1983, since 2003 he is Responsible of Internal Unit “Immunometric diagnostics” within the Laboratory Medicine Unit at the Mestre General Hospital (which he directed from January 2015 to May 2016).

He is Member of the Steering Committee of the Italian Section of the European Ligand Assay Society (ELAS), and is involved in working groups (“Tumor Markers”, “Statistics in Laboratory Medicine” and “Bone Markers”) of the Italian Society of Clinical Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (SIBioC). Ruggero Dittadi is also Member of the Editorial Board of the scientific journals “International Journal of Biological Markers” and “Ligand Assay”.

To date, he has authored or co-authored 120 scientific articles on both national and international journals (90 peer reviewed, IF: 288, HI: 25) and 12 chapters published in scientific books. He participated in more than 200 among congresses, courses and meetings, in 60 of which was invited speaker or chairman.

His main areas of interest include the analytical and clinical validation of biomarkers in solid tumours and endocrinology, in particular for thyroid and steroid hormones. He is also involved in some statistical aspects (method comparison, quality control) of laboratory tests.

Terms of Appointment: July 2019 - June 2021