Stefano Del Prato, MD
Dr. Del Prato is Professor of Endocrinology and Metabolism at the University of Pisa School of Medicine and Chief of the Section of Diabetes, University of Pisa, Italy. He graduated MD cum laude from the University of Padova and undertook post-graduate specialization in both Endocrinology and Internal Medicine. Dr. Del Prato's research interests have always been focused on diabetes and in particular the physiopathology and therapy of type 2 diabetes and insulin resistance syndrome.
He is past-President of the Italian Society of Diabetology and past vice-President of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes and he is the current chairman of the Scientific Committee of the European Foundation for the Study of Diabetes. He has served as Chairman of the Scientific Committee of the World Diabetes Congress in Dubai 2011.
He acts as a referee for numerous major journals. Dr. Del Prato has published over 360 articles in peer-reviewed international journals and has been awarded several honors, including the Prize of the Italian Society of Diabetology for outstanding scientific activity and the Honorary Professorship at the Universidad Peruana Cayetano Heredya in Lima.