Ospedale San Raffaele is an internationally renowned university and research hospital established in 1971 to provide specialised care for the most complex health conditions. It has over 50 clinical specialties and 1,300 beds. Research focuses on integrating basic, translational and clinical research to provide the most advanced treatments to patients. The institute is recognised as a global authority in molecular medicine and gene therapy and is at the forefront of research in many other fields. Ospedale San Raffaele hosts Università Vita-Salute San Raffaele, a fully private university and since 2012 is part of Gruppo ospedaliero San Donato, the biggest hospital group in Italy.
The Unit of paediatrics provides diagnosis, treatment and assistance for children and adolescents and has a strong expertise in endocrinology. The unit is a reference centre for several paediatric rare diseases as well as type 1 diabetes, congenital hyperthyroidism and adrenal hyperplasia and has gained experience at disorders affecting growth, puberty and metabolism.
Ospedale San Raffaele is participating in the following Main Thematic Groups (MTGs):
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- Gianni Russo (Main representative, Paediatric)
- Weber Giovanna (Substitute representative, Paediatric)
Representatives per Main Thematic Group (MTG)
- MTG1 AdrenalGianni Russo (Paediatric), Roberto Lanzi (Adult), Paola Loli (Adult) and Andrea Giustina (Adult)
- MTG2 Disorders of Calcium & Phosphate HomeostasisWeber Giovanna (Paediatric) and Andrea Giustina (Adult)
- MTG3 Genetic Disorders of Glucose & Insulin HomeostasisRiccardo Bonfanti (Paediatric) and Marco Manzoni (Adult)
- MTG4 Genetic Endocrine Tumour SyndromesGianni Russo (Paediatric) and Marco Laso (Adult)
- MTG5 Growth & Genetic Obesity SyndromesGianni Russo (Paediatric) and Gabriella Pozzobon (Paediatric)
- MTG6 Hypothalamic and Pituitary ConditionsGianni Russo (Paediatric), Gabriella Pozzobon (Paediatric) and Stefano Frara (Adult)
- MTG7 Sex Development & MaturationGianni Russo (Paediatric), Andrea Giustina (Adult) and Manuela Fortunato (Adult)
- MTG8 ThyroidMaria Vigone (Paediatric), Mari Gilberto (Adult and Paediatric), Riccardo Maggiore (Adult and Paediatric) and Anna Maria Formenti (Adult)
Also the following people are participating for this Reference Centre:Maria Vigone(4)