Professor of Internal Medicine at the University of Campania (2005-2017), Sergio Bonini is at present Senior Research Associate at the Italian National Research Council (CNR), Institute of Translational Pharmacology, Rome. From 2013 to 2017 he was Expert-on-Secondment, Advisory Function-Senior Medical Officer at the European Medicines Agency, where he is now National Expert.
M.D. degree at the University of Rome “La Sapienza” in 1971. Board certified in Allergology and Clinical Immunology, Gastroenterology and Internal Medicine.
Research of Prof. Bonini has mainly focused on allergic and autoimmune diseases (Charles Blackley Awardee in 2010) as well as, under the mentorship of the Nobel Prize Professor Rita Levi Montalcini, on the role of Nerve Growth Factor (NGF) in allergic inflammation and tissue remodeling. Scientific production of Prof. Bonini includes over 500 publications (H-index > 80).
Prof. Bonini is Past-President of the Italian Medical Society in Great Britain (President 2016-2018), Past-President of the European Academy of Allergology and Clinical Immunology (President 1998-2001)), Honorary member of the Romenian Academy of Sciences and of the Belgian, Hungarian and Argentinian Societies of Allergology and Clinical Immunology. He is Member of the Scientific Committee of the Italian Embassy in London and has been part of several international (WHO, IAACI-WAO, EAACI, AAAAI, European Medicines Agency) and national (Ministry of Health, Italian Drug Agency) expert board panels.