Emanuele L. G. ASTI
Associate Professor of Surgery, Department of Biomedical Sciences for Health, Division of General and Foregut Surgery, University of Milan Medical School, IRCCS Policlinico San Donato, Italy
He is the Director of the Surgical Emergency Unit at IRCCS Policlinico San Donato and Head of the Institutional Multidisciplinary Surgical Oncology Board.
He graduated from University of Milan and specialized in General Surgery. As postdoctoral fellow at the University of Edinburgh, he was involved in minimally invasive surgery of the foregut.
His research at University of Milan focused on esophageal disease and surgery, Barrett’s esophagus and cancer genetics. His current research includes studies on gastroesophageal reflux disease, esophageal motility disorders, minimally invasive thoracoscopic, laparoscopic, and trans-oral surgical procedures, surgical oncology, robotic surgery and surgical education.
Recently awarded with a University Grant to run his own project in esophageal cancer genetics.
Prof. Asti is engaged as an editorial board member of multiple medical journals, and has served as member of clinical guidelines panels.
He is Fellow of the American College of Surgeons since 2016 and a member of International Society for Diseases of the Esophagus, SAGES, World Society of Emergency Surgery, SIC (Italian Society of Surgery).
Prof. Asti is the co-founder and the current Vice-President of A.I.R.ES. (Italian Association for Esophageal Research), the Scientific Secretary of A.I.O.M. (Italian Association of Medical Oncology) and Committee Member for the National Guidelines on esophageal cancer.