Carlo Patrono, MD,
is Professor and Chair of the Department of Pharmacology at the Catholic University School of Medicine
in Rome, Italy.
trained as a postdoctoral fellow in New York with the late Solomon Berson
and Nobel Laureate Rosalyn Yalow.
main research interest is in the study of platelet activation and inhibition in atherothrombosis.
research has characterized the human pharmacology of aspirin as an inhibitor of platelet cyclooxygenase activity and provided the basis for the development of low-dose aspirin as an antithrombotic agent.
He is the Chairman of the Task Force on Antiplatelet Agents of the European Society of Cardiology and serves on the editorial board of Circulation and of Arteriosclerosis, Thrombosis, and Vascular Biology.
has been elected to membership in prestigious societies, including the Association of American Physicians
, the Royal College of Physicians
, the Academia Europaea
and the Accademia dei Lincei.
has published 185 original research articles and 113 book chapters.
h-index is 70.
has received the Alexander B. Gutman award from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine
, the Distinguished Award in Neuroscience from the Louisiana State University
, the 1998 International Aspirin® Award from Bayer AG
and the 2007 John Vane Award from the William Harvey Research Institute of the University of London