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Prof. Marco Cappa

Education and Training

He obtained his Ph.D. on Molecular and Experimental Pathology at the University of Torino, Italy.

He spent several periods in different U.S. laboratories, in particular he spent three years at the Department of Pathology , School of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh PA, USA


Employment and research experience

Dr. Marco Cappa is Chief of Endocrinology and Diabetology Unit of the Department of Pediatrics

Medicine, Bambino Gesu Children’s Hospital in Rome and Palidoro, and he is Professor in Pediatric Endocrinology, Genetics at Catholic University of Rome, and in Endocrinology and Pediatrics at University “La Sapienza” Rome, Italy.

Dr. Cappa’s specialties include endocrinology, paediatrics, and sports medicine. His scientific areas of Interests include neuroendocrinology and genetics. He is a member of several associations, including the Italian Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes Society, the European Society of Neuroendocrinology, The Endocrine Society, and the European Society for Pediatric Endocrinology. He serves on the editorial board of The Journal of Sports Medicine and Physical Fitness, and Italian Journal of Pediatrics, and he is a reviewer the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and metabolism , the Journal of Endocrinology

Investigation, and Italian Journal of Pediatrics for Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, Clinical Endocrinology and The Journal of Neurology, Neurosurgery, and Psychiatry.

He is a widely published author in journals such as the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, Hormone Research, Journal of Pediatrics, American Journal of Medical Genetics, Neurology, and the Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology and Metabolism. Dr. Cappa’s work entails a number of interested topics including growth hormone testing, adrenoleukodystrophy, Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia and Prader Willi syndrome.