Dr. Giacomo Emmi has graduated from University of Firenze University, Italy, magna cum laude in 2007. His thesis focused on the role of Th17 in autoimmune diseases. In 2012 he specialized in Clinical Immunology at the University of Firenze, final mark70/70 magna cum laude . His thesis focused on the role of the Shc family protein adaptors in SLE pathogenesis, and was later published as an original article in Journal of Leucocyte Biology. Followed by post-doctoral fellowship at the Nephrology Unit of University Hospital of Parma. His PhD thesis (2016) focused on the role of neutrophils in the thrombus formation in Behçet syndrome. This work has been later published as an original article in Circulation. From 2016 until present he is Assistant professor of Internal Medicine at the Department of Experimental and Clinical Medicine, of the University of Firenze, Italy.
Dr. Emmi has worked as Clinical Immunologist during the last 10 years in the Department of Experimental and Clinical Medicine of the University Hospital of Firenze. His clinical activity has focused mainly on the clinical management of patients with autoimmune diseases, particularly SLE/APS, and systemic vasculitis. His main fields of research interest are Behçet syndrome and other vasculitis and SLE/APS.