Nino StocchettiBorn May 3rd, 1954

Academic Career and Education

1972-1978: Medical Doctor; University of Parma, Italy, School of Medicine. Thesis: 'Lactate and Piruvate in the CSF of head injured, comatose patients'. Graduated with “Magna cum Laude”.
1978-1981: Residency program and Specialization in Anesthesiology and Intensive Care, University of Parma, School of Medicine. 
1980-1987: Staff physician, Intensive Care Unit (ICU), Ospedale di Parma
1987-1995: Second in charge, ICU, Ospedale di Parma
1989: Research Fellowship at the Div Neurosurgery, Medical College of Virginia- Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond VA USA.
1996-today: Director Neurosurgical Intensive Care, Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milano, Italy
2002: Associate Professor Anesthesia Intensive Care, Milan University.
2006: Full professor Anesthesia Intensive Care, Milan University.


Teaching activities

1984-1996: Tutor of Special Techniques in Anesthesiology - Postgraduate School of Anesthesia and Intensive Care, University of Parma
1996-2001: Tutor of Intensive Care and Anesthesia. Postgraduate School of Anesthesia and Int. Care, University of Milan.
1996-today: Tutor, and then Professsor of Intensive Care in Neurosurgery. Postgraduate School of Neurological Surgery, University of Milan.
1996-today: Tutor then Professsor of Intensive Care. Postgraduate School of Neurology, University of Milan.
2001–today Professor of Intensive Care at the Postgraduate School of Anesthesia and Intensive Care, University of Milan.
2004-today: Professor of Emergency and Intensive Care, University school of Neurophysiology, University of Milan
2008-2013: Director of the post-graduated school of Anesthesia and Intensive Care, Milan University


Fields of interest

Physiopathology of secondary cerebral damage.
Intracranial pressure monitoring and control.
Coupling of cerebral blood flow and metabolism in head trauma.

Planning and quality control of the rescue and emergency treatment of trauma patients.
Guidelines development

Computer-based data acquisition and analysis.
Data Base design and implementation for head injury


Clinical Trials

Propofol for sedation of head-injured patients
LAC in the recovery after coma in head injury
Propofol at different concentrations in neurosurgical anesthesia
NAT: research on the requirements and cost of care for severely head-injured patients. 
HI-Teac head injury (Tirilazad trial)
Selfotel in severe head injury
Member of the Steering Committee of the Dexanabinol Trial in TBI
Member of the Steering Committee for the trial Solvay SL 334
Member of the Steering Committee for the SynaPse trial (Progesteron in TBI)

Presentations at meetings

More than 200 documented with published abstracts, plus some invited 480 lectures at national and international meetings. The list of published abstract is available upon request.


Current Publications

Author and co-author of 198 paper listed in Medline, plus 24 book chapters. H-Index 34 (January 2014)


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