Abu Dhabi, UAE

3 days / 22 lectures
8 tracks / 20 speakers
The 1st time in the Middle East!

March 22-24, 2018
Head of Nuclear Medicina and PET/CT Centre Director – EOC Thyroid Diagnosis and Therapy Centre Oncology Institute of Southern Switzerland – Bellinzona/Lugano (Switzerland)

Luca Giovanella

Luca Giovanella born in Verbania (Italy) in 1966. He completed his formation and discussed his doctoral thesis (cum laude) at Medical School of University of Pavia (I) in 1991. Subsequently, he obtained the post-graduate Degree in Nuclear Medicine (1995) and Endocrinology (2000) at University of Milan (I) and the Executive Master in Health Organisation and Human Resources Management (2000) at Politecnico Universitario of Milan (I).

Consultant at Department of Nuclear Medicine-University Hospital “Fondazione Macchi” of Varese (I) from 1993 to 2002 he also chaired the Thyroid Unit and the Laboratory for Endocrinology from 1995 to 2002.

Since 2003 he’s the Director of the Department of Nuclear Medicine-PET/CT and the EIOC Competence Centre for Thyroid Diseases at Oncology Institute of Southern Switzerland (IOSI) in Bellinzona and Lugano (Switzerland).

He serves as Scientific Advisor of the Department of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine at Ente Ospedaliero Cantonale in Bellinzona since 2005. Since 2008 to 2014 he served as Privat-Dozent (PD) and, since 2015, he serves as Titular Professor at the Institute of Nuclear Medicine, University of Zürich (Switzerland).

His clinical and scientific activities are mainly focused on the diagnosis and treatment of thyroid diseases with emphasis on nuclear medicine imaging and therapy, ultrasound-guided procedures and laboratory medicine.



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