Mauro Giacca

on site speaker Mauro Giacca

King’s College London and University of Trieste
Professor of Cardiovascular Sciences

Mauro Giacca, MD PhD, is Professor of Cardiovascular Sciences atKing’s College Londonand Professor of Molecular Biology at the University of Trieste. Until 2019, he has served as the Director-General of the International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology (ICGEB), an international organization in the United Nations system. A medical doctor by training, he is an expert in gene therapy and thedevelopment of nanomedicines for cardiovascular applications. He has published over 360 papers ininternational journals, in addition to reviews and chapters in books and university textbooks. He regularly contributes articles to national newspapers and popular science magazines