Carlo Giaquinto

Carlo is the President of Penta Foundation.

Full Professor of Paediatrics at the Department for Woman’s and Child’s Health of the University of Padova, Director of the PhD Course in Developmental Medicine and Health Planning Sciences and President of Fondazione Penta.  His main interests are Paediatric Infections, Vaccinology and Clinical Trials in Children. Since 1990 he has been involved as scientific coordinator in more than 15 large EU funded projects.

At present he coordinates more than 20 international projects, including trials in developing countries. He is also the scientific leader of c4c, the largest paediatric IMI2 funded project, aiming to set up a European Paediatric Clinical trial platform.

He is the Author/Co-Author of more than 300 publications published in peer-reviewed and invited as speaker at about 400 conferences and international workshops across the world. Carlo Giaquinto was also awarded by the European Society for Paediatric Infectious Diseases (ESPID) of the 2017 Bill Marshall Award.