Maria Luisa BRANDI
General Secretary

Maria Luisa BRANDI

Professor Maria Luisa Brandi took the MD Degree in 1977, the Board of Endocrinology in 1980 and the PhD Degree in Cell Biology in 1987. From 1984 to 1989 she spent about 5 years at the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda, Maryland, USA under the superb mentorship of Gerald D. Aurbach. She was Full Professor of Endocrinology at the University of Florence in Italy until 2020. She is Professor of Endocrinology at the Vita-Salute University at the San Raffaele, Milan, Italy and International Visiting Professor at McMaster University in Toronto, Canada. She is President of FIRMO Foundation a non profit research organization fully devoted to skeletal health. She is the President of the National Observatory on Fragility Fractures and Scientific Director of the Stabilimento Chimico Farmaceutico Militare in Florence, Italy.

She is active both in clinical and basic research for bone and mineral disorders. Her basic background is in cellular and molecular endocrinology applied to clinical medicine. She is well recognized worldwide for the novel cellular models used in endocrine research and of these 7 were patented. Treasuring her clinical experience she promoted the preparation of clinical guidelines in the area of bone and mineral metabolism, today used by clinicians worldwide. She published over 800 papers in peerly reviewed journals and 250 chapters in books.

Since 2020 she is Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal on Fragility Fractures. She serves as a member of the Board and Scientific Committee of the International Osteoporosis Foundation (IOF) and she is General Secretary of the European Society for Clinical and Economic aspects of Osteoporosis and Osteoarthritis (ESCEO). She can certainly be recognized as a Bone Doctor and a Medical Scientist.

MEMBERS OF THE SCIENTIFIC ADVISORY BOARD

ESCEO is very honoured and proud to count amongst its members renowned scientists from all over the world united around the same goal which is to achieve great progresses in medical research.

 
Nigel ARDEN
 
Jürgen BAUER
 
Ivan BAUTMANS
 
Charlotte BEAUDART
 
Emmanuel BIVER
 
Andrew BORG
 
Maria Luisa BRANDI
 
Olivier BRUYÈRE
 
Fanny BUCKINX
 
Etienne CAVALIER
 
Matteo CESARI
 
Roland CHAPURLAT
 
Antonio CHERUBINI
 
Thierry CHEVALLEY
 
Cyrus COOPER
 
Bernard CORTET
 
Alfonso CRUZ-JENTOFT
 
Bess DAWSON-HUGHES
 
Elaine DENNISON
 
Jean-Pierre DEVOGELAER
 
Aldolfo DIEZ-PEREZ
 
Hans Peter DIMAI
 
Fitnat DINCER
 
Roger FIELDING
 
Nicholas FUGGLE
 
Andrea GASPARIK
 
Evelien GIELEN
 
Nicholas HARVEY
 
Mickaël HILIGSMANN
 
John A. KANIS
 
Jean-Marc KAUFMAN
 
Jean-François KAUX
 
Andreas KURTH
 
Francesco LANDI
 
Andrea LASLOP
 
Stefania MAGGI
 
Johanne MARTEL-PELLETIER
 
Radmila MATIJEVIC
 
Pierre MIOSSEC
 
Ali MOBASHERI
 
Julien PACCOU
 
Jean-Pierre PELLETIER
 
Daniel PINTO
 
Daniel PRIETO-ALHAMBRA
 
François RANNOU
 
Jean-Yves REGINSTER
 
René RIZZOLI
 
Yves ROLLAND
 
Cornel SIEBER
 
Pavel SZULC
 
Thierry THOMAS
 
Friederike THOMASIUS
 
Andrea TROMBETTI
 
Şansın TÜZÜN
 
Daniel UEBELHART
 
Bruno VELLAS
 
Nicola VERONESE
 
Mila VLASKOVSKA