Matteo Bassetti is Head of the Infectious Diseases Division of the Santa Maria Misericordia University Hospital, Udine, Italy, and Associate Professor of Infectious Diseases at the University of Udine. He studied at the University of Genoa School of Medicine and continued his medical education at the Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, the USA with an Infectious Diseases fellowship. He also completed a Ph.D. in Solid Organ Transplantation and Infectious Diseases at the University of Genoa School of Medicine.
Professor Bassetti is the chair of the Critically Ill Study Group of the European Society of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases (ESCMID) and a member of the executive committee of the Infectious Diseases Group of the European Organisation for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC). Professor Bassetti is also co-chair of the Intra-abdominal Infections Study Group and secretary of the Bone, Skin, and Soft Tissue Infections of the International Society of Chemotherapy (ISC). Prof. Bassetti is the vice-president of the Italian Society of Anti-infective Therapy (SITA). He serves on the editorial board of several journals including Intensive Care Medicine (Associate-Section Editor), Journal of Global Antimicrobial Resistance, Journal of Infection and Public Health, Italian Journal of Medicine (Section Editor), Reviews in Medical Microbiology, Journal of Chemotherapy.
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