Antonio Inforzato

Associate Professor

General biochemistry
Associate Professor

Antonio Inforzato graduated in Chemistry (Biological Chemistry Curriculum) at the University of Naples “Federico II” (2001) and obtained his PhD in Immunology at the University of Rome “Tor Vergata” (2006).

He then completed his training in Biochemistry and Biophysics at the Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Manchester (Manchester, UK), under the supervision of Prof. Anthony J Day (2006-2009).

During his doctoral and post-doctoral studies, he carried out research and study activities at the Leiden University Medical Center (Leiden, The Netherlands; 2005) and the Medical Research Council (MRC) Immunochemistry Unit, University of Oxford (Oxford, UK; 2006).

He has been the recipient of fellowships from FIRC (Italian Foundation for Cancer Research; 2006-2007), FHR (Humanitas Foundation for Research; 2007), MRC (2008-2009), SEMM (European School of Molecular Medicine; 2009-2011) and INNOCHEM (Innovative Chemokine-based Therapeutic Strategies for Autoimmunity and Chronic Inflammation; 2010).

Recently, he participated in the Postgraduate Course in “Epidemiology for Clinical Research” at Humanitas University (2018).

Since 2009 he has been a Research Scientist in the Laboratory of Immunopharmacology of the Humanitas Clinical Institute, headed by Dr. Barbara Bottazzi.

He was Assistant Professor of Healthcare Professions and Medical Technologies (MED/46) at the University of Milan.

Dr. Inforzato is the author of 29 publications in extenso indexed in Pubmed, 2 encyclopedic entries and 1 book chapter, with an average impact factor greater than 7.5 and h-index of 20 (Scopus) and 22 (Google Scholar). He is co-inventor of 2 patents.


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