PROF. DR, MD PHD
Dr. Roberto Berni Canani is internationally recognized as one of the leading researchers in the area of pediatric gastroenterology, food-induced diseases and nutrition. He received his MD and PhD degrees from University of Naples “Federico II”, Naples, Italy. He is board certified in Pediatrics.
Chief of the Pediatric Allergy Program and founder of the ImmunoNutritionLab at Ceinge Advanced Biotechnologies Research Center. He is author of more than 300 publications among scientific paper on international journals, chapters of books and reviews. His publications are widely quoted.
He is author of more than 300 publications among scientific paper on international journals, chapters of books and reviews.
His publications are widely quoted. Of these 90 papers have been cited >100 times. H-index score 60. Total impact factor score: >2000.
He is member of many national scientific societies (Italian Society of Pediatrics, Italian Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology and Nutrition, Italian Society of Pediatric Allergy and Immunology, Italian Society of Infectious Diseases, Italian Society of Pediatric Research). Vice-president of the Italian Society of Pediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology and Nutrition (SIGENP) (2008-2012) and chief of the food-induced diseases working group (from 2014 to 2019). He is member of the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI) and of the European Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology Hepatology and Nutrition (ESPGHAN). He has obtained several scientific prizes for the research activity. Member of the Expert Panel (from 2011) and of the Dietetic products, Nutrition and Allergies Panel of the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) (2012-2015). From 2013 he is enclosed in the list of Top 100 Italian Scientists of VIA-Academy.