Fabrizio De Ponti

Fabrizio De Ponti

Fabrizio De Ponti
Professor, Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences
University of Bologna, Italy


Dr. Fabrizio De Ponti is working as a Professor of Pharmacology in the Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, School of Medicine at University of Bologna, Bologna, Italy. He has received degree of Medical Doctor at University of Pavia in the year of 1983. After that in the year of 1990 he earned degree of Ph D in Pharmacology and Toxicology at University of Turin. He has also received Pharm D degree at University of Pavia in the year of 2002. He has authored more than 150 publications in many international journals. He is an active member of Italian Pharmacological Society; British Pharmacological Society; American Gastroenterological Association; American Neurogastroenterology and Motility Society; Italian Group for the Study of Digestive Tract Motility; Italian Society of Gastroenterology; and Italian Association for Laboratory Animal Sciences. He has also served as an Expert at the Commissione Unica del Farmaco from 2001to 2004, at the Italian Medicines Agency (2004-2012) and at the European Medicines Agency for ad hoc expert groups on QT prolongation (2000-2001).

Research Interest

Clinical Pharmacology: Pharmacovigilance; innovative drugs; drugsprolonging the QT interval of the electrocardiogram (European FP7 Project: ARITMO: www.aritmo-project.org).

Translational Pharmacology: Pharmacology of gastrointestinal motility; evaluation of new drugs for the treatment of functional gastrointestinal disorders; neuronal plasticity in the enteric nervous system.