Alessandro Armuzzi

Title: Professor
Position: Director of Operative Unit
Organization: Humanitas
Country: Italy

Alessandro Armuzzi leads the Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) Unit and co-leads the IBD Center at IRCCS Humanitas Research Hospital in Milan, Italy. He earned his MD degree from the University of Bologna and his Ph.D. degree from the Tor Vergata University of Rome and completed his Internal Medicine and Gastroenterology training at the Catholic University of Rome, all in Italy. Professor Armuzzi also conducted advanced research and underwent clinical training in IBD at the John Radcliffe Hospital – Oxford University Hospitals in Oxford, UK. Up to 2021, he led the IBD Center at the Fondazione Policlinico A. Gemelli IRCCS, Catholic University in Rome, Italy.
Professor Armuzzi’s research interests focus on the design of real-life trials and observational studies in IBD, clinical/biological prediction and outcomes in IBD and IMIDs, diagnostic modalities to assess disease activity in IBD, and advanced therapies in IBD.
He serves as a member of several gastroenterology associations, including the Italian Group for the Study of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IG-IBD, Chair 2018-2019, EduCom Chair 2020-2021), the Scientific Committee of the Italian Society of Gastroenterology (SIGE, 2014-2017), and the European Crohn’s and Colitis Organisation (ECCO, ClinCom Chair 2015-2017, Internal Auditor 2019-2020, Secretary 2021-2024). Additionally, he has authored many peer-reviewed publications in the field of IBD.