Giuseppe Lippi, MD

Full Professor of Clinical Biochemistry, Section of Clinical Biochemistry, University of Verona, Verona, Italy

Prof. Giuseppe Lippi was born in Padova (Italy) on October the 4th, 1967. He has taken the degree in Medicine in 1986 and the specialization in Clinical Biochemistry and Laboratory Medicine in 1992. He currently serves as Full Professor of Clinical Biochemistry at the University of Verona (Italy) and director of the clinical chemistry and haematology laboratory of the University Hospital of Verona (Italy).

As regards the scientific activity, he has published more than 1200 articles in peer-reviewed journals, his total Impact Factor is over 4400 and the Hirsch Index (H-index) is 66. He has participated to more than 500 national and international congresses and has given more than 200 lectures to national and international meetings. He has recently been awarded with the 2014 Management Sciences and Patient Safety Division Award of the American Association for Clinical Chemistry (AACC) for outstanding contributions in the field of patient safety in the clinical laboratory/healthcare industry and with the Outstanding Speaker Award from the AACC in 2016. Giuseppe Lippi is also Associate editor of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine and Seminars in Thrombosis and Hemostasis, Chair of the Scientific Division of Italian Society of Clinical Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (SIBioC), Member of European Scientific Advisory Board (ESAB) and EFLM working group on preanalytical variability.

The main areas of research include pre-analytical variability, analytical and clinical validation of biomarkers, metabolism of lipoproteins and relevant assay methods, diagnosis and management of disorders of haemostasis and thrombosis, diagnostics of the acute coronary syndrome.

Terms of Appointment: Jan 2016 - Jan 2018; Jan 2018 - Jan 2020

Articles Published in Annals of Translational Medicine

* Red blood cell distribution width (RDW) is an independent predictor of post-implantation syndrome in patients undergoing endovascular aortic repair for abdominal aortic aneurysm

* Physical exercise and migraine: for or against?

* A Six-Sigma approach for comparing diagnostic errors in healthcare—where does laboratory medicine stand?

* How do I peer-review a scientific article?—a personal perspective

* How do I write a scientific article?—A personal perspective

* Direct oral anticoagulants: analysis of worldwide use and popularity using Google Trends

* Scientist impact factor (SIF): a new metric for improving scientists’ evaluation?

* Overcoming preanalytical issues for diagnosing diabetes with fasting plasma glucose

* Influence of ABO blood group on sports performance

* Translational aspects of developmental hemostasis: infants and children are not miniature adults and even adults may be different

* Inappropriateness in laboratory medicine: an elephant in the room?

* Laboratory monitoring of direct oral anticoagulants (DOACs)—The perfect storm?

* The interplay between genetics, epigenetics and environment in modulating the risk of coronary heart disease

* Troubleshooting an isolate prolongation of activated partial thromboplastin time in a patient with acute myocardial infarction—a paradigmatic case report

* Critical laboratory values communication: summary recommendations from available guidelines

* Streamlining laboratory expenditures through direct to consumer testing and reference prices: first do not harm

* Clinical perception and simple laboratory tests: do not mistake the finger pointing at the moon

* Column in laboratory medicine

* Red blood cell distribution width independently predicts medium-term mortality and major adverse cardiac events after an acute coronary syndrome

* Diagnostic algorithms for acute coronary syndrome—is one better than another?

* High-density lipoprotein cholesterol values independently and inversely predict cardiac troponin T and I concentration

* Standardizing in vitro diagnostics tasks in clinical trials: a call for action

* Biological samples transportation by drones: ready for prime time?

* Improving accuracy of diagnostic studies in a world with limited resources: a road ahead

* The impact of preanalytical variability in clinical trials: are we underestimating the issue?

* The impact of seasonality and other determinants on vitamin D concentration in childhood and adulthood: still an unresolved issue

* Birth season and vitamin D concentration in adulthood

* Analytical assessment of the novel Maglumi squamous cell carcinoma antigen (SCCA) immunoluminometric assay

* Venous thromboembolism and coffee: critical review and meta-analysis

* Telomere length: is the future in our “ends”?