Riccardo Audisio

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Visiting address
Blå stråket 5, vån 3 SU/Sahlgrenska
41345 Göteborg
Postal address
Sahlgrenska Universitetssjukhuset
41345 Göteborg

About Riccardo Audisio

Riccardo A. Audisio was born in Milan, Italy, where he completed his High School at the Istituto Leone XIII in 1975. He graduated in Padua in Medicine & Surgery (1980) and specialised in General Surgery at the University of Verona (1985) as well as in Diagnostic Radiology at the University of Milan (1994). Trained at the National Cancer Institute of Milan (1980-94) he was appointed deputy director at the Department of General Surgery, European Institute of Oncology, Milan (1994-8). He moved to the United Kingdom in 1999 to become Consultant Surgical Oncologist and Honorary Professor at the University of Liverpool, UK. As of February 2018 he is Professor at the Institute of Clinical Sciences, University of Göteborg, Sweden. Past Editor of Surgical Oncology, Elsevier Publisher (2007-13) he is Editor-in-Chief of the European Journal of Surgical Oncology (2014-present). Author of 260 peer-reviewed publications and 36 book chapters, Professor Audisio edited 23 book projects and is guest reviewer to 39 international scientific journals. Professor Audisio is past-president of SIOG (International Society of Geriatric Oncology), BASO (British Association of Surgical Oncology) and ESSO (European Society of Surgical Oncology). He served as an advisor to the Department of Health, UK and to the All Party Parliamentary Group on Breast Cancer in Older Women. Professor Audisio sat on the Board of Directors of ECCO, the European CanCer Organisation. He is member of several international scientific societies including BASO, ESSO, SSO, AAA, SIOG and EUSOMA. He is past-chair of the Education & Training Committee of ESSO. Professor Audisio chairs the Surgical Oncology track at the Global Health Catalyst, Harvard Medical School. His clinical research focuses on Breast Cancer, Geriatric Oncology, Education/Certification in Surgical Oncology and the optimisation of Surgical Oncology in L/MICs.