Prof. Giovanni Serra, director of the Scientific Committee

Giovanni Serra

Who is the director of our medical and scientific advice?
A great doctor with a remarkable career: Professor Giovanni Serra.

Prof. Giovanni Serra, specialist in Pediatrics and Child, comes all’Osapedale Gaslini in Genoa in 1968.
It ‘was first introduced, the Premature Center, intensive care with intubation oro-nasal and tracheal breathing with continuous positive airway pressure ventilation, mechanical ventilation and total parenteral nutrition, and mixed.

In collaboration with the infectious disease specialist pediatrician Prof.Dante Bassetti, devised new methods of diagnosis and therapy in early and late neonatal infections, nationally and internationally.

It ‘was university professor in Pediatrics and Neonatology.
Director UOdi Neonatal Pathology Center Babies at risk.
In 1995 created the Regional Neonatal Transport Service emergency, with neonatologists and nurses of the transport incubator, using ambulances and the helicopter of the Fire Department.
In 15 years, were made more than 3000 neonatal transport, mainly in Liguria, Piedmont and Tuscany.
Reached the goal prefix decrease in the rate of neonatal mortality, has enabled numerous training courses in resuscitation and stabilization of the newborn critical.
In 2009 he inaugurated the new Department of Pathology and Neonatal Intensive Care – Babies at risk.

He developed 42 years of activity the Gaslini Institute of Genoa and continues its activities with lectures, visits and consultations.
E ‘was also Director of Obstetric Neonatal Dipartimeneto 2005 to 2008.

His are the work of 400 scientific publications and international