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About: gicobellani

Dr. Giacomo Bellani is Associate Professor of Anesthesia and Critical Care Medicine of the University of Milan-Bicocca, in Monza, Italy and staff physician in the general Intensive Care Unit of San Gerardo Hospital. At the same institution, after MD graduation, he completed the postgraduate training program in Anesthesia and Critical Care. Clinical and preclinical research has always been complementary to his clinical activities. Research fellow at Massachusetts General Hospital, in Boston, MA between 2003 and 2005 (he was young, at the time!). In 2010 he acquired a PhD in Biomedical technology. His research interests are largely focused on monitoring of ARDS and mechanical ventilation. He has authored 75 peer-reviewed papers and about 10 book chapters. He is co-founder of

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Posted by on April 25th, 2017

In this post, I would like to introduce to “The Node” our website,, launched last July by myself and my friend Robert Fruscio. We are both physicians (I’m in critical care, he is in Gynecological oncology) and several times we chatted about peer review: we always realized how this activity is poorly recognized, despite[…]