Massimo Rugge
Position:
Scientific Director

Massimo RUGGE is professor of Pathology and Head of the Unit of Pathology at the Padova University. He currently chairs the University School of Padova for “Sciences of Diagnostic Techniques”, the University Master Programm for Pathologist’s Assistant. Sience 2016, MR acts as Scientific Director of the Veneto’s Cancer Registry.

He has been visiting professor at the Catholic University of Leuven-Belgium; visiting professor at Department of Pathology of the Louisiana University, New Orleans, LA-USA. Since 1998, is adjunct professor of Medicine at the Baylor College of Medicine, Houston-Texas. Since 2017, is Honorary Professor of Pathology at the St. Martin de Porres University of Lima-Peru.

He is active member of the Italian Society of Pathology, Italian Society of Gastroenterology, American College of Gastroenterology. In 1999-2018, he was recruited as WHO consultant. He currently chairs the Ethics Committee of the Veneto Region.
Non-neoplastic, neoplastic, and transplant pathology of the Gastrointestinal tract and liver are the main fields of his scientific interest.

Since February 2019 he has been member of Italian National Health Council.
Since March 2019 he has been President of AIRtum Associazione Italiana Registri Tumori (Italian Association of Tumour Registries).

Massimo RUGGE has authored more than 480 scientific articles. He is member of the Editorial Board of international scientific Journal of Gastroenterology, Oncology, and Pathology.

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