Prof. Giovanni Staurenghi

Prof. Giovanni Staurenghi

Professor of Ophthalmology, Chair (University Eye Clinic), and Director of the University Eye Clinic Department of Biomedical and Clinical Sciences “Luigi Sacco” (Luigi Sacco Hospital), Italy

Giovanni Staurenghi is currently Professor of Ophthalmology, Chair of the University Eye Clinic, Director of the University Eye Clinic Department of Biomedical and Clinical Sciences “Luigi Sacco” at Luigi Sacco Hospital in Milan, Italy, and Director of the Residency Program at the same university. He was awarded his degree at the University of Pavia, Italy, in 1986, and completed his residency at the University of Milan in 1990. He was a research fellow at the Schepens Eye Research Institute in Boston, Massachusetts, USA, from 1991 to 1992 and visiting scientist at the same institute from 1992 to 1993. He became Associate Professor in 1999 and was promoted to Full Professor in 2007.

Professor Staurenghi is a scientific advisor of the Digital Angiography Reading Center and Visiting Professor and consultant for the Belfast Ophthalmic Reading Center at the Central Angiographic Resource Facility. He is also a member of the editorial board of Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science and acts as a reviewer for many international scientific journals. He is an ARVO Silver Fellow.

Professor Staurenghi’s research, publications and lectures have an important bearing on retinal degeneration; in particular, his work is focused on different types of imaging and treatment. He has been a member of ARVO since 1988, the Macula Society since 2004, the Ophthalmic Photographers’ Society since 2006, and the AAO since 2007. He was part of the Annual Meeting Program Committee for ARVO from 2008 to 2010.