Scuola superiore sant'anna

Associate Professor

Vincenzo Lionetti

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Current positions

  • Associate Professor of Anesthesiology, Sector of Medicine, Institute of Life Sciences, Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, Pisa, Italy
  • Adjunct Professor, Faculty of Mathematical and Natural Sciences, Scuola Normale Superiore, Pisa, Italy
  • Director of Master in Underwater and Hyperbaric Medicine “PierGiorgio Data”, Institute of Life Sciences-Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna/Institute of Clinical Physiology - National Council of Research, Pisa, Italy
  • Coordinator of the Unit of Translational Critical Care Medicine, Laboratory of Medical Science, Institute of Life Sciences, Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, Pisa, Italy
  • Anesthesiologist, UOS Anesthesia, Fondazione CNR-Toscana "G. Monasterio", Pisa, Italy
  • Treasurer of the Italian Society of Cardiovascular Research
  • Academic Editor of PLoS One
  • Associate Editor of the Journal of Cellular and Molecular Medicine
  • Associate Editor of the Canadian Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology
  • Associate Editor of Frontiers in Physiology
  • Member of the Editorial Board of the American Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology
  • Expert of the Research Executive Agency - Marie Sklodowska-Curie
  • Member of the CPAR (College of Professor of Anesthesia and Resuscitation) of SIAARTI (The Italian Society of Anesthesia, Analgesia, Resuscitation and Intensive Care Medicine)


  • 2017 Member of Accademia dei Fisiocritici, Siena, Italy
  • 2017 Abilitazione (ASN) to become Full Professor in Anesthesiology
  • 2010 Pfizer European Young Researcher Award
  • 2010 International Fellow of the American Heart Association elected by Council of Basic Cardiovascular Sciences of the American Heart Association, USA.
  • 2010 Premio Diomede, XVII Edizione
  • 2009 Young Investigator Award, Istituto Nazionale per le Ricerche Cardiovascolari, Bologna, Italy
  • 2008 Grant for Young Investigators, National Health Service, Italy.
  • 2008 “Fondazione Giovanni Spitali” Award, Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Pisa, Italy.
  • 2007 PRIN Grant, MIUR, Italy.
  • 2007 Heart Failure Association Travel Grant, Heart Failure Association of the European Society of Cardiology.
  • 2007 American Heart Association Travel Grant, AHA Scientific Session 2007.
  • 2006 “Alberto Barlettani” Award, Rotary Club and Lions Club, Cecina-Rosignano (Livorno), Italy.
  • 2003 Mention of Honor , Department of Critical care Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Turin,Turin, Italy.
  • 2002 Council On Basic Cardiovascular Sciences, Trainee Abstract Award, American Heart Association.

Contributo su Rivista

  • Physiology and pathophysiology of heart failure
  • Cardiac protection and regeneration: epigenetics 
  • Animal models of heart failure
  • Development of functional foods for cardioprotection


Institute of Life Sciences

  • Council of the Institute of Life Sciences