Marco Castori, MD, PhD
Division of Medical Genetics – IRCCS Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza
Viale Padre Pio 7
Poliambulatorio – 2nd Floor
San Giovanni Rotondo (Foggia), Italy 71013
This professional is a member of the International Consortium on EDS, HSD, and Related Disorders.
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Head of the Division of Medical Genetics at the IRCCS-Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza; institutional representative at the Regional Round Tables for Rare Diseases and Medical Genetics. Member of the Medical and Scientific Board of the international Ehlers-Danlos Society. Member of the professional board of various Italian patients’ associations for rare diseases. Marco Castori’s major research topic is joint hypermobility and the related Ehlers-Danlos syndromes. About one-third of his scientific production is dedicated to this argument and he is recognized as international expert in this field. Additional interests include clinical dysmorphology, genetic skin disorders and mosaicisms, neurodevelopmental disorders and fetopathology. Marco Castori is author and co-authors of 166 publications which include 149 articles in peer-reviewed international journals and 17 book chapters. He was ad hoc reviewer for more than 70 international scientific journals and Guest Editor for an issue dedicated to Ehlers-Danlos syndromes of the American Journal of Medical Genetics Part A. He was the recipient of the 2015 Opitz’s Young Investigator Award.
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