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June 30-July 3, 2022 - Virtual Congress

Giorgio Walter Canonica

Giorgio Walter Canonica

  • Giorgio Walter is Professor of Respiratory Medicine at Humanitas University, Milan-Italy & Director Personalized Medicine Asthma & Allergy Center at Humanitas Research Hospital IRCCS-Milano Italy

    Professor Canonica  got his medical degree from the University of Genoa, Italy.

    • specialised in Pulmonary Diseases in Genoa
    • specialised in Allergy and Clinical Immunology at Florence University, Italy.

    He subsequently conducted clinical immunology and allergology research at several European & US Universities and Institutes, such as the

    • Biomedicum-Uppsala University Sweden
    • MUSC-Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, USA.

    Since returning to the University of Genoa in 1995, Professor Canonica has held a number of academic positions, including:

    • Full Professor Internal Medicine
    • Director of the Speciality School of Allergy and Clinical Immunology
    • Full Professor of Pulmonary Medicine
    • Director of the Specialty School of Pulmonary Diseases
    • Chairman of the Department of Medical Specialties (University Hospital San Martino Genoa, Italy).
    • Laurea Honoris Causa - Cluji Medical University -Romania

    He has been serving as President  international organizations as:

    • President of WAO-World Allergy Organization
    • President of Interasma-Global Asthma Association
    • President of SIAAIC- Italian Society Allergy, Asthma & Clinical Immunology
    • President of SIMER-Italian Society Respiratory Medicine


    • ExCom Member of ARIA-Allergic Rhinitis and its Impact on Asthma
    • Board Member of CIA- Collegium Internationale Allergologicum
    • Board Member of GA²LEN Global Allergy & Asthma Excellence Network
    • VicePresident & President Elect 2022/24 of REG-Respiratory Effectiveness Group
    • Chair of the EAACI Methodology Committee.
    • International Advocate GINA-Global Asthma InitiAtive
    • Member of the European Academy of Sciences
    • Steering Committee Member of SANI-Severe Asthma Network Italy registry.
    • GWC is Fellow of : ERS-ACAAI-AAAAI-EAACI

    Topic of Research:

    Asthma & Allergy: Mechanisms & Treatments, including Pharmacological treatments, Biologics and Allergen ImmunoTherapy in the context of Precision & Personalized Medicine

    H index 118; Citations >72.000 ;  Peer-Reviewed Papers >900


Giorgio Walter Canonica