International advisory board

Prof Novelli Giuseppe

University TV -Italy

Is Head of the Human Genetics Research Unit at The Tor Vergata University of Rome (Italy). He served Tor Vergata University as Dean of the School of Medicine during the period 2008-2011. Professor Novelli is at present Rector of the University of Rome Tor Vergata (2013-2019). He is member of the Pharmacogenetics Working Party of the Committee for Human Medicinal Products (CHMP) at the EMA (European Medicines Agency) in London. He was Board Member of the Italian National Agency for Evaluation of Universities and Research Institutes (ANVUR) (2010-2013). He published over 400 original scientific publications including invited reviews for leader Journals in Human Genetics. The H-index is 53. Primary focus of G. Novelli was the mapping, identification and characterization of human-disease genes (e.g. Laron dwarfism, DiGeorge syndrome, Mandibuloacral dysplasia, Friedrich ataxia vitamin-E-deficiency, spinal muscular atrophy, hypoplastic glomerulocystic kidney disease, myotonic dystrophy). Recently he is actively involved in the field of complex diseases and pharmacogenetics.