Dr Stefano Rusconi is an Associate Professor in infectious diseases at the University of Milan, Italy, which he joined in February 1, 2015. After his M.D. in 1988, he got post-graduate specialties in allergy & clinical immunology and infectious diseases. He has been on staff at Luigi Sacco Hospital in Milan since 1994 and leads a research group engaged in both basic and clinical research in HIV. His research interests are: (i) experimental models of antiretroviral therapy and viral mutants in vitro; (ii) genotypic and phenotypic analysis of resistance to antiretroviral drugs; (iii) design and conduct of clinical trials with antiretroviral drugs. He holds post-graduate certifications in design and conduct of clinical trials and in advanced bioethics and has been the scientific secretary at Luigi Sacco IRB (now Milan Area A Inter-hospital IRB) in Milan from July 1999–January 2017. He was also elected as EACS regional representative in 2012–2016.
During Academic Years 2010/11–present: teaching Infectious Diseases to Medical School students; 2012/13–present: teaching Infectious Diseases to Prevention Health Sciences students, both at Università degli Studi di Milano, Italy.
Since 2012: member of HIV/AIDS ITALIAN EXPERT PANEL for Italian Guidelines.
Referee: HIVERA for European Research Projects on HIV/AIDS, International AIDS Conference, World AIDS Conference, AIDS, JAIDS, JAC, JID, CID, PLoS One, Antiviral Therapy.
Authored/co-authored 162 original peer-reviewed publications. H-index: 21.