Salvatore Albani MD PhD


Prof. Albani earned his medical degree and doctorate (on the Molecular Basis of Pediatric Diseases) at the University of Pavia in Italy, where he also completed his residency in Pediatrics and Pediatric Rheumatology. Prof. Albani completed his postdoctoral training at the Scripps Research Foundation and the University of California, San Diego. He is currently a Professor of Medicine at the University of California, San Diego, and Professor and Director of Translational Research, Infectious and Inflammatory Diseases Center, at the Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute (SBMRI).

Prof. Albani is co-founder of the Eureka institute for Translational Medicine and founding member of the Childhood Arthritis and Rheumatology Research Alliance (CARRA).  Prof. Albani was Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics, the Charles A.L. and Suzanne M. Stephens Rheumatology Research Chair at the Arizona Arthritis Center. He served as director of the Translational Medicine Unit at the Clinical Investigation Institute at the University of California, San Diego, where he also was Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics.

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