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ISMETT: 4 transplants performed in 48 hours

The COVID-19 emergency does not stop transplants. In the space of 48 hours, two organ donations occurred at Civico Hospital in Ragusa and at Papardo Hospital in Messina, allowing IRCCS ISMETT to perform four organ transplants: three lung transplants and

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COVID-19 Vaccine Candidate Shows Promise in First Peer-Reviewed Research

PITTSBURGH, April 2, 2020University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine scientists today announced a potential vaccine against SARS-CoV-2, the new coronavirus causing the COVID-19 pandemic. When tested in mice, the vaccine, delivered through a fingertip-sized patch, produces antibodies

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LDLT performed at ISMETT on Italian national TV

A mother’s life-saving gift

On March 3 during prime time in a very popular television show “Le Iene” on Italian national TV, was aired a video showing living-related liver transplant performed in June 2019 at ISMETT. A mother underwent …

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Healthy Workplaces: Cost-effectiveness Workshop

“Healthy Workplaces: Cost-effectiveness“ Workshop, promoted by UPMC and Technogym, in collaboration with FPA and under the patronage of the American Chamber of Commerce in Italy

Due to the coronavirus outbreak and in line with Authorities’ containment measures, the event scheduled

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U.S. Consul General in Naples visits ISMETT

The U.S. Consul General in Naples, Mary Avery, visited ISMETT with her delegation on 29 January 2020.

Ms. Avery was welcomed by Dr. Angelo Luca, CEO of ISMETT and by Giuseppe Dell’Acqua, Managing Director of UPMC Italy (the Italian division …

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Find our medical centers in Italy (Sicily, Lazio, Tuscany)


The Italian division of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center with facilities in Rome (UPMC Hillman Cancer Center at San Pietro FBF, oncology radiotherapy and UPMC Salvator Mundi International Hospital), Palermo (ISMETT IRCCS, organ transplants and highly specialized therapies and Ri.MED Foundation, research), Chianciano Terme (UPMC Institute for Health, preventive medicine and Medical Gym), Mirabella Eclano (UPMC Hillman Cancer Center at Villa Maria, oncology radiotherapy).


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