Dr. Caviglia Renato

Dr. Caviglia Renato

MD, PhD in Gastroenterology and Hepatology

Department of Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy at Jewish Hospital of Rome, Italy
via bevagna, 115, rome, Italy, 00191

plus Speciality

GASTROENTEROLOGY

Biography:

Studies: 1993 MD: 110/110 cum laude. 1999 Fellowship in Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy 2004 PhD in Hepato-Gastroenterology Clinical experience abroad 1993: Department of Medicine: Division of Gastroenterology, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA. 1994: St. Bartholomew’s Hospital and Homerton Hospital, London, UK. 2010: Visiting physician at IBD center, Dpt of Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy, Tel Aviv Sourasky Medical Center Israel. Clinical activity May 2001-May 2009: Assistant Professor at Department of Digestive Diseases and Endoscopy Unit, University Campus Bio-Medico of Rome, Italy. Responsible Outpatient Clinic for Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Since May 2009: Consultant at Department of Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy, The Jewish Hospital of Rome, Italy Research projects performed with financial grants from pharmaceutical industries: 1. Modification of the expression of the component of GH/IGF1 axis in patients affected by Crohn’s disease: role of the gastrointestinal inflammation and reversibility of the GH/IGF1 axis blockade by anti-TNF treatment. 2. Quantitative analysis with a mathematic model of the MRI post-contrastographic enhancement curves kinetics in Crohn’s disease patients, pre and post anti TNF-? treatment. 3.Evaluation of the bFGF and VEGF epithelial receptor modification with immunochemistry and molecular analysis (PCR), in patients affected by ileal Crohn’s disease treated with anti TNF-?. Served as consultant and speaker for the following pharmaceutical companies: Schering Plough Corp. Abbott Sofar Giliani SpA: Member of Indipendent Safety commitee for Fase I GED-301 study: A Phase I, ascending dose, safety/pK study of oral administration of an oligonucleotide (GED 0301) in patient’s with Crohn’s disease

Academic positions:

Past: Assistant Professor at Department of Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy at Campus Bio-Medico University, Rome, Italy

Research interests:

1) Autoimmune disorders of the GI tract 2) Inflammatory Bowel Disease: diagnosis and treatment with immunosuppressive and biologic anti-TNF ? agents 3) Digestive Endoscopy (Diagnostic and Operative) 4) Peptic ulcer disease and Helicobacter pylori infection 5) Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease

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