Prof. Dr. Nicola Silvestris
Associate Editor: Nicola Silvestris
Nicola Silvestris graduated cum laude in 1993 from the Catholic University of Rome School of Medicine, Rome, Italy. He received his Ph.D. degree in 1998. Since graduation, he has become involved in studies on translational research in solid tumors. In this area, he is recognized as a national and international expert, as indicated by the numerous participations in meetings and seminars as an invited speaker. From 2011 he has been involved in the elaboration of guidelines of exocrine pancreatic carcinoma for the Italian Association of Medical Oncology. Since 2015, he is a Founding Member of the Italian Group for Diagnosis and Treatment of Biliary Cancer (GICO). Actually, he is Scientific Director of the National Cancer Institute of Bari. He has published more than 180 papers in peer-reviewed journals. He regularly serves as a reviewer for the most important gastroenterology journals and for funding agencies.