Sebastiano Filetti, MD is a full professor of Internal Medicine, Chief of Internal Medicine Dept and Dean of Medical School at Sapienza University of Rome.
Dr. Filetti completed his medical training at the Catania University. He also accomplished a fellowship at the Brussels Free-University and at the London University. He joined University of California San Francisco as Fulbright-Hays fellow and thereafter appointed as assistant professor and later as Associate Professor in 1985. He is member of the American Thyroid Association since 1980 and Endocrine Society since 1983.
Dr. Filetti’s current clinical interests include thyroid cancer, diabetes and endocrine/metabolic diseases. Dr. Filetti’s research interests focus on thyroid tumorigenesis and the implications of the genetic and epigenetic abnormalities in endocrine tumors. He is involved in research focusing on the identification and clinical validation of thyroid cancer biomarkers to achieve a better cancer risk stratification and on the genetic basis of familial and sporadic thyroid cancer.