Pierangelo Geppetti, MD

Professor in the Department of Health Sciences
University of Florence, Italy

Pierangelo Geppetti, MD, is a professor of clinical pharmacology at the Medical School of the University of Florence, and is the director of the Headache Center and Clinical Pharmacology Unit of the University Hospital of Careggi, Florence. Dr. Geppetti is an expert in the pharmacology of neuropeptides, particularly in the field of neurokinins and calcitonin gene-related peptide (neurogenic inflammation). He is a member of the Board of the Italian Association for the Study of Pain and of the Italian Society for the Study of Headaches.

His scientific activity has focused on primary sensory neurons and neurogenic mechanisms of inflammation in migraine and other types of pain. Dr. Geppetti has authored more than 200 articles in peer-reviewed journals and is co-author of a series of papers on the physiopharmacology of pain transmission and inflammation.