Professor Vittorio Pengo, MD

Professor Vittorio Pengo, MD

Padova University School of Medicine, Padova,

Vittorio Pengo is Associate Professor of Cardiology, Department of Cardiac Thoracic and Vascular Sciences, Padova University School of Medicine. He received his certificate in Internal Medicine in 1980 and in Cardiology in 1985. He has been a Research Fellow and visiting scientist at the Cardeza Foundation, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia (1984−1986 and 1988) and Chief of the European Core Laboratory of Antiphospholipid Syndrome (APS) Action America. Professor Pengo sits on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Thrombosis and Haemostasis, and is also an Editor of the Internal and Emergency Medicine Journal and reviewer for numerous other journals. He is also Founder and past-President of the Italian Federation of Thrombosis Centers.

Professor Pengo is President of the Scientific Board for Standardization of the International Society of Thrombosis and Haemostasis in the field of lupus anticoagulant and antiphospholipid antibodies. In the 1999−2000 academic year he was awarded the excellence prize for scientific production. His H-index is 48 (Scopus).

Professor Pengo’s clinical and research interests include the primary/secondary prevention and treatment of venous and arterial thromboembolism.


Consultant/Advisor: Bayer Healthcare; Daiichi-Sankyo
Speaker’s bureau: Bayer Healthcare; Daiichi-Sankyo; Boehringer Ingelheim; Instrumentation Laboratory; Roche Diagnostics

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