Bellazzi Riccardo

 

Dipartimento di Ingegneria Industriale e dell'Informazione

Università degli Studi di Pavia

Via Ferrata 3 27100 Pavia (Italy)

tel: +39-0382-985720

tel: +39-0382-985981

fax: +39-0382-525638

Current Position

Full Professor of Bioengineering, University of Pavia, Italy
Chair, Interdepartmental Centre for Health Technology, University of Pavia, Italy
Director, Biomedical Informatics Laboratory "Mario Stefanelli", University of Pavia, Italy
Director, LIRSC Lab (Laboratorio di Informatica e Sistemistica per la Ricerca Clinica), IRCCS Istituti Clinici Scientifici Maugeri, Pavia, Italy
Senior member, Bioinformatics and Synthetic Biology Lab, Pavia, Italy

Academic Degree

1993 PhD in Bioengineering
1989 Laurea in Electronic Engineering

Research Interests

Biomedical Data Mining, Bioinformatics, Clinical Research Informatics, Big data

Fellowships and Honors

Fellow of the American College of Medical Informatics (ACMI)
Founding member of the International Academy of Health Sciences Informatics (IAHSI)

Research Grants

Ministry of Education

2007-2010 ITALBIONET: Italian Bioinformatics Network (FIRB), Unit P.I.
2005-2007 Dynamical Models of gene and protein expression data (PRIN), Unit P.I.
2003-2005 Dynamical Models of microarrays gene expression data (PRIN), Unit P.I.
2001-2002 Analysis, Information visualization and visual query in databases for clinical monitoring (PRIN), Unit P.I.

Fondazione Cariplo

2014-2016 Rete Ematologica Lombarda (REL) biotechnology cluster for the implementation of genomic analysis and the development of innovative treatments in hematological malignancies
2008-2011 Bioinformatics for Tissue engineering, P.I.
2009-2010 Sviluppo di una diagnostica molecolare per l'insufficienza ovarica primaria: analisi di diverse coorti di pazienti e genotipizzazione con arrays di SNP ad alta densità, Unit P.I.

Lombardia Region

2011-2012 The Onco-i2b2 project
2017-2020 Genomic profiling of rare hematologic malignancies, development of personalized medicine strategies, and their implementation into the Rete Ematologica Lombarda (REL) clinical network

Health Ministry

2009-2010 Italian Network of Genetic Isolates (INGI): identification of genetic and environmental risk factors for obesity, Unit P.I.

Ministry of Foreign Affairs

2006-2009 A.I. Methods in functional genomics, P.I.

European Commission

2013-2017

MOSAIC - UNIPV WP leader

2011-2015

Mobiguide - UNIPV WP leader

2009-2014

SUMMIT - SUrrogate markers for Micro- and Macro-vascular hard endpoints for Innovative diabetes Tools - UNIPV project leader

2010-2013

Inheritance - INtegrated HEart Research In TrANslational genetics of dilated Cardiomyopathies in Europe, WP leader, UNIPV project leader

2000-2002

Multi-access services for telematic management of diabetes mellitus, Technical project manager

1996-1999 Telematic management of insulin dependent diabetes mellitus, Co-investigator

Editorial boards

2015-today Associate Editor of "Journal of Biomedical Informatics"
2011-2015 Member of the Editorial Board of "Journal of American Medical Informatics Association"
2014-today Member of the Editorial Board of "International Journal of Medical Informatics "
2007-today Member of the Editorial Board of "Methods of Information in Medicine"
2006-today Member of the Editorial Board of "Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology"
2009-2014 Associate Editor of "BMC Bioinformatics"
2005-2010 Associate Editor of "IEEE Transactions on Information Technology in Biomedicine".

Organization of Scientific Events

2016 Local chairman of the IV European i2b2 meeting;, Pavia, September 2016
2015 Track chairman for Foundations of "American Medical Informatics Association 2015 Symposium ", San Francisco, November 2015
2015 Co-chair of the organizing committee of "AIME 2015 - Artificial Intelligence in medicine Conference ", Pavia, June 2015
2014 Track Chairman of the Conference "IEEE International Conference on Healthcare Informatics 2014 (ICHI 2014)", Verona, September 2014
2014 Member of the Planning Committee the Conference "GNB 2014", Pavia, May 2014
2012 Track Chairman of the Conference "AMIA SUMMIT on Translational Bioinformatics", San Francisco, March 2012
2011 Chairman of the Workshop "NETTAB on Clinical Bioinformatics", Pavia, October 2011
2010 Co-Chairman of the Scientific Programme Committee of the World Conference of Medical and Health Informatics (MEDINFO), Cape Town, September 2010
2007 Program Chairman of the Conference "Artificial Intelligence in Medicine", Amsterdam, July 2007
1996-today SPC member of several conferences and worskhops, including: AMIA (2012, 2014), AMIA (2008), AIME (since 2001), Intelligent Data Analysis in Medicine and Pharmacology workshops (since 1996), Diabetes Technology meetings (since 2002), IDA (1997, 2007, 2009), IEEE CBMS (since 2005), PAIS (since 2005)

International and National Organizations, Awards

2017 Prize LISRC - ICS Maugeri per Innovazione digitale in Sanità (Politecnico di Milano)
2017 ERC Expert
2015 ERC Expert - Starting grants
2013 Included in the list of Top Italian Scientists
2010-2013 Member of the Board of the International Medical Informatics Association - Vice President for Medinfo
2000-2008 Chairman, Working group of the International Medical Informatics Association on Intelligent Data Analysis and Data Mining
2005-today Member of the American Medical Informatics Association
2005-today Member of the Board of Artificial Intelligence in Medicine Society
2007-today Member of the Italian Bioinformatics Association
1992 Second prize at the AMIA Student's paper competition

International agreements

2009-2016 Chair of the agreement of the University of Pavia with Harvard Medical School on the project i2b2/Pavia. i2b2 is a NIH research center
2009-today Chair of the agreement of the University of Pavia with Harvard Medical School on the project BK2D PICSURE. pic-sure is a NIH research center<
2013-2016 Chair of the agreement of the University of Pavia with the Health and Biomedical Informatics Research Center in Melbourne, Australia.

Recent Invited talks

2017 Opening Keynote at the Informatics for Health - Medical Informatics Europe conference - The Value of Variety - Manchester
2016 "1st Workshop on Artificial Intelligence and Diabetes; – Decision support systems in Diabetes - Den Haag
2015 "2nd Workshop on Data Mining for Medical Informatics (DMMI); – Prediction for precision medicine - San Francisco
2015 i2b2 Europe meeting; – i2b2 and Decision Support - Leicester
2014 i2b2 Europe meeting; – i2b2 and Exposomics - Gottingen
2013 i2b2 Europe meeting; – I2b2 Applications in Pavia - Erlangen
2013 HIKM 2013; – Clinical Bioinformatics and clinical research informatics- Adelaide
2012 APAMI 2012; – Clinical Bioinformatics - Beijing
2011 INFOLAC 2011; – Clinical Data Mining - Guadalajara
2010 International Conference on Case-Based reasoning; – CBR and Bioinformatics - Alessandria
2010 INFORSALUD 2010 - Madrid
2009 Infinitamente – A.I. in Medicine – Sistemi di supporto alle decisioni in medicina - Verona
2008 ICML 2008 – Workshop on Health care applications – Temporal data mining – Helsinki
2008 Brazilian Congress of Health Informatics – Data mining in Health care – San Paulo do Brazil
2008 Diabetes Technology meeting – Data mining for Diabetes management - Washington
2008 10th FISV Congress - Bayesian networks for the integrative analysis of genomic data – Riva del Garda
2007 Medicon 2007 – Telemedicine for Diabetes patients management - Ljubljana

Academic Spin-off

2011-today Founder and member of the board of the Academic Spin-off Biomeris
2011-today Founder and shareholder of the Academic Spin-off engenome

Organization

2009-today Chair, PhD in Bioengineering and Bioinformatics, University of Pavia
2013-2016 Deputy Dean, Faculty of Engineering, University of Pavia
2009-2013 Member, Research Planning Group, University of Pavia
2009-2013 Member, Scientific Council, Fondazione Alma Mater Ticinensis, Pavia
2004-2010 Member of the Board of the PhD program in Bioengineering and Bioinformatics
2008-today Member of the Planning committee of the Bioengineering courses
2004-2008 Member of the Board of the Master in “Complexity and its interdisciplinary applications”, Institute of Advanced Studies (IUSS), Pavia, Italy
2001-2002 Member, Committee for the evaluation of teaching activity of the Faculty of Engineering, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy

Academic Teaching

Courses

2001-today Medical Informatics, Bachelor Degree in Biomedical Engineering, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
2003-today Machine Learning in Biomedicine, Master Degree in Biomedical Engineering, University of Pavia, Italy
2016-today Advanced Machine Learning in Biomedicine, Master Degree in Biomedical Engineering, University of Pavia, Italy
2003-2016 Bioinformatics for genomics and proteomics, Master Degree in Biotechnology in Medicine and Pharmaceutics, University of Pavia, Italy
2007-2010 Probabilistic modelling, Master Degree in Biomedical Engineering, University of Pavia, Italy
2004-2008 Software tools and programming, Master in "Complexity and its interdisciplinary applications", Institute of Advanced Studies (IUSS), Pavia, Italy
2001-2003 Mathematical Modeling of Biological Systems, Degree in Biomedical Engineering, University of Pavia, University of Pavia, Italy
2001-2002 Medical Informatics part A, Diploma in Biomedical Engineering, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy
1998-2001 Bioengineering, Diploma in Biomedical Engineering, University of Pavia, Pavia, Italy

My performance as a teacher? See the web site: https://valmon.ds.unifi.it/sisvaldidat/unipv/index.php - courses "Informatica Medica" (Ingegneria - Bioingegneria LT) and "Data Mining e Sistemi decisionali in medicina" (Ingegneria - Bioingegneria LM)

Publications

Author of more than 150 publications on international peer reviewed journals and of than 180 publications in proceedings of international conferences

Publication list in Pubmed

Publication list in Google Scholar

Bibliometric indices

  • Citations 6396 (total) 3256 (from 2012)
  • h-index 42 (total) 28 (from 2012)
  • i10-index 152 (total) 85 (from 2012)