Paolo Manzoni, MD, PhD is coordinator of the Italian Society of Neonatal Infectious Diseases, affiliated with the Italian Society of Neonatology in Italy. He is a founding Board Member of the Excellence Research network on RSV named “Resvinet” since 2014. Dr. Manzoni earned his medical degree and specialization in Pediatrics from the University of Torino School of Medicine in 1989 and 1993, respectively, and conducted his residency in pediatric pulmonology and fellowship in infectious diseases and immunology at Azienda Ospedaliera OIRM.
Dr Manzoni has served on the Board of Directors for the Italian Society of Neonatology, of the European Association of Perinatal Medicine, and of the World Association of Perinatal Medicine. He is an associate member of the American Society for Pediatric Research and the Italian Society of Neonatology and Pediatrics. He is also an external consultant for Pediatrics and Neonatology for the Italian Drug Agency (AIFA) and for the Pediatric Committee at the EMA (Europe Medicine Agency). He is co-founder of the Charity and Scientific Foundation “Crescere insieme al Sant’Anna.”
Dr Manzoni’s primary research interests include pediatric and neonatal infectious diseases, fungal infections and prevention, human milk bioactive nutrients, RSV related diseases, retinopathy of prematurity, and neonatal nutrition. He is the author of approximately 180 research articles published in peer-reviewed Italian and international medical journals, and Editor/Associate Editor of a number of peer-reviewed, leading international Journals.