Professor, Scientific University Institute San Raffaele, Italy
Francesco Bandello is a Professor at the Scientific University Institute San Raffaele in Milan, Italy. He is former President of EURETINA, Vice President of Academia Ophthalmologica Europea, and a board member of EuroLam Retina.
Professor Bandello is Associate Editor of the European Journal of Ophthalmology and a former board member of the Club Jules Gonin and the Macula Society. He is also a member of the Academia Ophthalmologica Internationalis and Accademia Nazionale di Medicina, and serves as a peer-reviewer for grant applications for the National Eye Institute.
Professor Bandello has authored or co-authored more than 154 articles, which are mainly related to retinal diseases. His scientific interests include the study of new therapeutic agents for the inhibition of angiogenesis and/or vasculogenesis in cases of proliferative diabetic retinopathy and AMD; biomarkers in AMD; the correlation between systemic and ophthalmic vascular diseases; and medical robotics and bioengineering.