image Dr. Marco-Galluzzo
Department of Dermatology
University of Rome “Tor Vergata”

Biography

Dr. Marco Galluzzo is currently working as dermatologist at University of Rome “Tor Vergata”. In 2010 he has defended a MD thesis “Pharmacogenetics of Psoriasis: HLACw6 but not LCE3B/3C deletion nor TNFAIP3 polymorphism predisposes to clinical response to IL12/23 blocker ustekinumab” and in April 2012 he has won a contract as a researcher in the project "Evaluation of the polymorphisms of susceptibility to psoriasis, as predictors of response to biological drugs” at the Department of Dermatology of University of Rome “Tor Vergata”.

Dr. Galluzzo is involved in the therapeutic management of patients with psoriasis. He is sub-investigators in several trials of phase II and phase III on Psoriasis and Atopic Dermatitis and his increased research focuses on pharmacogenomics and the resulting impact on psoriasis therapies. In particular, he is currently studying HLA class I and II antigens in patients with psoriasis, to define the specific subtype of psoriasis, the clinical course, and whether the patient will respond to specific medications.

Dr. Marco Galluzzo is a member of Italian Dermatological Society (SIDeMaST), he is speaker of several national and international symposia and authors of scientific publications on psoriasis.

Research Interest:
Psoriasis
Atopic dermatitis
Pharmacogenomics
Genetics of skin diseases
Immunology
Skin barrier
Drug reactions of the skin

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