Andrea Calcagno, MD, DTM&H

Andrea Calcagno, MD

He is temporary Assistant Professor at the University of Torino (Department of Medical Sciences, Infectious Diseases); he has obtained the National Qualification for Associate (2017) and Full (2018) Professor in Infectious Diseases.  He is Consultant in Infectious Diseases at the ASL Città di Torino, Amedeo di Savoia Hospital in Torino.  He obtained the Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene (Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand).

He is member of the Panel of the Italian Guidelines on the Use of Antiretrovirals and Management of patients living with HIV and of the Scientific Committee of the Italian Cohort of HIV-positive patients (ICONA), of the Italian Cohort of HIV-positive Geriatric Patients (GEPPO) and of the Italian Registry of Non-tubercular Mycobacteria (IRENE).  He is Associate Editor of “BMC Infectious Diseases”, “Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine” and “PlosOne” Journals.

He has experience as a Consulting Physician in Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine in resource limited countries and in conducting phase II, III and IV studies in antiretroviral treatment trials.  Since 2014 he helped building a collaboration with the Infectious Disease Institute, Makerere University, Kampala, Uganda with the aim of improving key features of HIV Research (pharmacogenetics and co-morbidities); since 2020 the collaboration is funded through the Erasmus plus programme.

His main fields of interest are the clinical pharmacology and pharmacogenetics of anti-infective agents (antiretroviral, antibiotic, antifungals) and the central nervous system complication of HIV-infection.

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