Among the main goals of the new Director, the further development of the lines of research in the cardiovascular and metabolic fields, areas of election of the IRCCS. The Sesto San Giovanni Hospital, in fact, is recognized by the Ministry of Health as an Institute of Scientific Hospitalization and Treatment (IRCCS) in the discipline “diseases of the cardiovascular system”, including basic research conducted in the Scientific and Technological MultiMedical Pole (PST).
Professor of Internal Medicine and former Dean of the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery at the University of Florence, Professor Gensini is also a member of the National Research Council of the Ministry of Health. Among his numerous assignments we remember: General Coordinator of the Spread Working Group for the Italian Guidelines on Cerebral Stroke, President of SIT (Italian Society of Telemedicine and Electronic Health), President of SIMMED (Italian Society of Simulation in Medicine), Founder and Past President of the Italian Centre of Evidence Based Medicine. Gian Franco Gensini has always been involved in research in the cardiovascular field and has authored over 650 scientific publications in international indexed journals. He is also a peer-reviewer for several journals, such as American Heart Journal, American Journal of Cardiology, Circulation, European Heart Journal, European Journal of Internal Medicine.