Prof. Maurilio Marcacci

Date of birth:11/05/1948
Full Professor at the School of Medicine of Bologna University, Italy at Unit MED/33 "Locomotor System Disorders"
Current position:
Head of the 3rd Orthopaedic and Trauma Clinic at Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Bologna, Italy
Head of the Biomechanics Research and Technological Innovation Laboratory at Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Bologna, Italy
Qualification Medical Degree with Honours from Pisa University, Italy (1972)
Further qualifications:
State Medical Licensing Examination from Pisa University, Italy (1972)
Specialization with Honours in "Orthopaedics and Traumatology" from Pisa University, Italy (1975).
Medical Licensing Examination in the US (Part 1). Passed test with Educational Commission for foreign Medical graduates (ECFMG) with a score of "75" for the Medical Portion (1978).
Specialization with Honours in Sports Medicine from Chieti University , Italy (1978).
Specialization in Physiokinesitherapy from Pisa University, Italy (1985).
Professional profile (positions held):
Associate Professor from 1999 to 2001
Extraordinary Professor from 2001 to 2004
Full Professor of Locomotor System Disorders at Bologna University, Italy, since 2004
Head of the Organizational Unit of Knee Surgery 4th Division at Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli, Bologna, Italy (1993/1999)
Head of Sports Orthopaedic and Trauma Service since 2002
Member of EFORT Executive Committee since 2008
President of EFORT Educational Committee since 1/2010
Member of ISAKOS Educational Committee 2007/2009
Member of ISAKOS Strategic Planning Committee 2009/2011
Member of SIOT Executive Committee
President of SIGASCOT - Italian Society for Knee Surgery, Arthroscopy, Sports, Cartilage and Orthopaedic Technology from 2006 to 2008
Past President of SIGASCOT Italian Society for Knee Surgery, Arthroscopy, Sports, Cartilage and Orthopaedic Technology from 2008 to 2010
University activity:
Full Professor at the School of Medicine of Bologna University, Italy at Unit MED/33
Faculty member at the Specialization School in Orthopaedics and Trauma
Faculty member at the Specialization School of Physiokinesitherapy
Faculty member at the Medical School Elective Course on "Orthopaedic Surgery and IT"
Scientific activity Coordinator of the Research Unit f the following European Projects:
Image Guided Orthopaedic Surgery (IGOS) (1st January 1996 31st March 1998)
Mechatronic Invasive Tools for Surgery (MITS) (1st May 1996 31st July 1999)
Minimally Invasive Articular Surgery (MIAS) (July 1996 June 1999)
Image Guided Orthopaedic Surgery (IGOS II) (1st January 30th September 1999)
Subcontract Virtual Orthopaedic European University (VOEU)
Innovation materials and technology for a bio-engineered meniscus substitute (MENISCUS) (1st November 2002 30th June 2007)
A systems approach to tissue engineering processes and products (SPEPS) (1st March 2005 2008)
New Bio-ceramization processes applied to vegetable hierarchical structures (TEM-PLANT) (2005-2009)
MAGnetIc Scaffolds for in vivo Tissue EngineeRing (MAGISTER)(1st December 2008 2012)
Composite Phenotypic Triggers For Bone And Cartilage Repair (OPHIS) (1st September 2010 2014)
Scientific Coordinator of research projects funded by the Italian Ministry of University and Research (MIUR), by the Italian Ministry of Health, by the Region-University Commission for
Regenerative Medicine, by the Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio, by the Fondazione Monte dei Paschi and by private companies.
Author of:
190 Papers on International scientific journals
125 Papers on Italian scientific journals
350 Presentations at conferences
13 Audio-visuals
6 Monographs
13 Book chapters 5 Patents
Member of the following Scientific Societies:
EFORT (European Federation of National Associations of Orthopaedics and Traumatology)
AAOS (American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons)
ICRS (International Cartilage Repair Society)
CAOS International (International Society for Computer Assisted Orthopaedic Surgery)
EKA (European Knee Associates)
ESSKA (European Society of Sports Traumatology Knee Surgery and Arthroscopy)
ISAKOS (International Society of Arthroscopy, Knee Surgery and Orthopaedic Sports Medicine)
SIOT (Italian Society of Orthopaedics and Traumatology)
SIGASCOT (Italian Society of Knee Surgery, Arthroscopy, Sports, Cartilage and Orthopaedic Technologies)
Editorial Board member of the following scientific journals:
Journal of Sport Traumatology
Technique Knee Surgery
European Orthopaedics and Traumatology
Chairman of the Scientific Committee of Sphera Medical Journal
Clinical and/or scientific interests
Bio-Nanotechnologies
Biomechanics
Kinematics
Joint Reconstruction
Sports Medicine

Prof. Maurilio Marcacci
Tel. 051 6366505
m.marcacci@biomec.ior.it
www.marcaccimaurilio.it