Institution and Location: University Eye Clinic – Borgo Trento Hospital – P.le A. Stefani, 1 – 37126 Verona – Italy
Professional experience: Prof. Marchini is the head director of the Ophthalmic Clinic of Verona University. His surgery experience cover more than 15000 operations both on anterior and posterior segments. He is teaching professor of the Ophthalmology Course at the University of Verona (Degree of Medicine) and Director of postgraduate course in Ophthalmology (Residency). He was director of the glaucoma epidemiological study of Egna-Neumarkt between 1991/1998. and responsible of clinical research for the application of the stereotactic radiosurgery with Gamma Knife to the treatment of ocular tumors. Now is scientific responsible of the F.B.O.V. (Fondazione Banca degli Occhi del Veneto) project for limbal stem cells transplantation and other 7 clinical trials approved by the Ethic Committee of the AOUI of Verona.
Society Membership: Prof. Marchini was a member of the Research Committee of the European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ESCRS – 2002/2005). He has been invited to joint to the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine for his experience and knowledge in the ophthalmic ultrasonography and UBM. He is also member of the Scientific Committee of the Italian Ophthalmological Society (SOI – 2005/onwards) and member of 7 international and 11 national scientific society:
Researchs and Publications: He developed researches in the following subjects: glaucoma (mainly epidemiology, pharmacology, diagnosis and surgery), keratoplasty, ocular surface and limbal stem cell transplantation, anterior segment surgery and accommodative IOLs, ophthalmic echography, ultrasound biomicroscopy, and ocular tumors.
During his career Prof. Marchini has been publishing 294 works on national and international specialized and peer-reviewed scientific journals and is Scientific Reviewer of 5 peer review journals.