Professor Maria Domenica CAPPELLINI
MARIA DOMENICA CAPPELLINI, MD
Professor of Internal Medicine
University of Milan, and
IRCCS Ca’ Granda Foundation Policlinico Hospital, Milan (Italy)
Professor Cappellini qualified as an MD in 1974 at the University
of Milan, Italy. She is Professor of Internal Medicine at the University of Milan and Chief of the
Rare Diseases Centre at the Policlinico Foundation, Milan.
Professor Cappellini has been active in the fields of thalassaemia, haemoglobinopathies, and
the haem biosynthetic pathway for over 30 years. She has published a large number of peerreviewed
original articles in these areas, as well as being a regular contributor and invited
speaker at national and international meetings. Professor Cappellini focused on the phenotypic
expression of thalassaemia major and intermedia and evaluated the genotype-phenotype
relationship, taking into account the co-inheritance of modifier genes. She identified the
mechanisms underlying the thrombotic risks in thalassaemia intermedia. She studies in vitro
molecules capable of inducing fetal hemoglobin in view of therapeutic application.
Professor Cappellini studies oxidative stress in thalassaemic erythrocytes, focusing on the role
of non-transferrin-bound iron in relation to iron chelation. She is involved in clinical trials for new
iron chelators, and has been the coordinator of a project on erythroid proteomics since 2002.
Prof. Cappellini is a member of a number of societies, including the European Hematology
Association (EHA), the Italian Society of Hematology (SIE), the American Society of
Hematology (ASH), the Italian Society of Internal Medicine (SIMI) and the European Iron Club.
She is scientific adviser to the Thalassaemia International Federation (TIF) and contributes to
their meetings to establish guidelines for the clinical management of thalassaemia.
Professor Cappellini is Past President of the European Federation of Internal Medicine (EFIM).
She is Honorary Fellow of RCP-Royal College Phycisians and ACP-American College
Physicians. Member of the ENERCA-European Network Rare and Congenital Anaemias.
She has published 413 peer-reviewed original articles and is a regular invited speaker national
and international meetings.
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