Vincenzo Ronca

Assistant Professor

Internal Medicine
Assistent Professor


  • Dec 2020 – Feb 2024 Joint PhD Program in Immunology and Immunotherapy and Translational Medicine, University of Birmingham, and University of Milano-Bicocca, Milan, Italy
  • Nov 2022 – Oct 2023 master’s degree in “Advanced Hepatology and Transplant Medicine”, University of Milano-Bicocca, University of Padua, Italy
  • Nov 2015 – Sep 2020 Residency Program in Internal Medicine CCT date 10/11/2020 – 70/70 cum laude
  • Oct 2008 – Jul 2014 Medical Doctor, summa cum Laude (110/110 cum laude ed encomio della commissione – summa cum laude) University of Pavia, Pavia (Italy).

Academic background

Current role – Assistant Professor in Internal Medicine (tenure track – RTDB)

  • May 2019 – December 2023 Fellow at Centre for Liver and Gastrointestinal Research, Institute of Immunology and Immunotherapy, and Liver Unit Queen Elizabeth Hospital University of Birmingham, Birmingham (UK)
  • Sep 2022 – Jan 2023 Visiting Research Fellow Immunology Frontier Research Centre, Osaka University, Japan – Shimon Sakaguchi’s lab
  • Dec 2016 – May 2019 Clinical and Research Fellow at Division of Gastroenterology and Centre for Autoimmune Liver Diseases at University of Milan-Bicocca School of Medicine, Monza (Italy)
  • Sept 2014 – Dec 2016 Research Fellow at Centre for Autoimmune Liver Diseases, Humanitas University, Milan, (Italy)

Grant and Awards

  • AISF 2023 – Young Investigator award for best Oral presentation
  • EMBO 2021 – short-term fellowship
  • Juan Rodes EASL Fellowship 2020 – 2021-2023 (3 years grant)
  • NIHR Academic Clinical Fellowship in Gastroenterology, Liver Unit and Institute of Immunology and Immunotherapy, University of Birmingham, Birmingham UK

Membership and leadership roles

  • ERN Rare liver – Lead of Autoimmune hepatitis special group
    International Autoimmune Hepatitis Group – member since 2015
  • International Primary Sclerosing Cholangitis group – member since 2022
  • International Primary Biliary Cholangitis Study group (GLOBE) – member since 2018
  • Associazione italiana studio fegato (AISF) since 2014.
  • European Association for the Study of the Liver (EASL) since 2015
  • American Association for the study of liver diseases (AASLD) since 2023
  • General Medical Council, Specialist Register since March 2019 (number: 7693775)

Humanitas is a highly specialized Hospital, Research and Teaching Center. Built around centers for the prevention and treatment of cancer, cardiovascular, neurological and orthopedic disease – together with an Ophthalmic Center and a Fertility Center – Humanitas also operates a highly specialised Emergency Department.