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Marco Capanni Edit Profile

Gastroenterologist

Marco Capanni, Italian gastroenterologist. Recipient award Best Research, Italian Society Gastroenterology, 2002. Member of Italian Society Digestive Endoscopy, Italian Society Human Nutrition, Italian Society Gastroenterology, College Physicians and Surgeons Florence.

Background

Capanni, Marco was born on March 30, 1965 in Florence, Italy. Son of Giancarlo Capanni and Alda Comanducci.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Medicine and Surgery, University Florence, 1998. Doctor of Philosophy in Nutritional Sciences, University Florence, 2007.

Career

Physician gastroenterologist Liver Center and Gastroenterology Unit, Department Clinical Pathophysiology, University Florence, 1998—2007, gastroenterolgy and hepatology expert. Gastroenterology and hepatology expert Gastroenterology and Digestive Endoscopy Unit, Alta Val d'Elsa Hospital, Poggibonsi, Italy, since 2007, physician gastroenterologist.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in Efficacy and safety of supplementation with lactoferrin and bacteriocins for Helicobacter pylori eradication therapy after resistance to the first line treatment. Research in Dietary supplementation with n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids (n-3 PUFA) and probiotics as novel tools for the treatment of non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). Research in Efficacy and safety of PEG-interferon and ribavirin combined therapy in the treatment of chronic hepatitis C.

    Research in Administration of the thiazolidinedione rosiglitazone as antifibrotic factor in patients affected by chronic hepatitis C, non-responder or relapser to previous interferon therapy. Research in Comparison between therapy with PEG-interferon versus nucleoside analogues in patients with chronic hepatitis B. Research in Diagnosis and staging of chronic liver diseases by abdominal ultrasonography and duplex Doppler ultrasound.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor scientific papers to professional journals.

Membership

Member of Italian Society Digestive Endoscopy, Italian Society Human Nutrition, Italian Society Gastroenterology, College Physicians and Surgeons Florence.

Connections

Life partner Sabrina Guerrini.

father:
Giancarlo Capanni

mother:
Alda Comanducci