Director, Department of Medical Sciences
University of Ferrara
Roberto Manfredini, MD, is full professor of Internal Medicine, Director of the Department of Medical Sciences at the University of Ferrara, Italy, and Head of the Clinica Medica Unit, General Hospital of Ferrara, Italy. He has expertise in clinical chronobiology, and he contributed in the identification of rhythmic occurrence of acute cardiovascular diseases along time, eg, hour of the day, day of the week, and month/season of the year. This innovative temporal approach to cardiovascular diseases, i.e., myocardial infarction, acute aortic diseases, pulmonary embolism, stroke, has opened up the potential for improving healthcare via a temporized drug administration (chronotherapy). He has built this innovative knowledge after years of experience in research and teaching both in hospital and education institutions.
Cardiology ,cardiovascular disease