Pieri's curriculum vitae
Dr Pieri received his MD from the University of Bologna in 1971, and
was Specialized in Cardiology “cum laude” at University
of Bologna. From 1988-1990 he was Research Fellow in Nuclear Cardiology
at Harvard University. He has been former Chief of Cardiology, Chief
of the Department of Medicine since 2002, and currently he is Chief
of Cardiovascular Medicine and Director Nuclear Cardiology Unit at “M.
Bufalini-G. Marconi” hospital, Cesena, Italy.
From 1997 to 1999 Dr Pieri has been Chairman of the Italian Working
Group on Nuclear Cardiology, and from 1997 to 2001 Chairman of the International
Council of the American Society of Nuclear Cardiology.
Dr Pieri is member of Società Italiana di cardiologia (SIC),
Associazione Italiana Cardiologi Ospedalieri (ANMCO), American Society
of Nuclear Cardiology (ASNC). He is member of the Program Committee
and of Organizing Committee of International Conference of Nuclear Cardiology;
Chairman of the Host Committee and member of the Executive Organizing
Committee of the International Conference on Nuclear cardiology (ICNC-6)
April 2003, Florence; Chairman international Advisory Committee International
Conference on Nuclear Cardiology (ICNC-7) Lisboa 2005.
He member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Nuclear Cardiology
and of the European Journal of Nuclear Medicine.
Dr Pieri has published approximately 100 publications mainly related
to Nuclear Cardiology (experimental and clinical studies): perfusion
tracers, myocardial viability, risk stratification and prognosis in
patients with CAD, imaging of atherosclerotic plaques by monoclonal
antibodies. He has been invited speaker and chairman at 130 international
and national meetings.
Since 1988 he is President of the Organizing Committee and Chairman
of the Scientific Committee of the
international meetings: “Nuclear Cardiology Today” held
every four years in Cesena, Italy, attracting
cardiologists and nuclear medicine physicians from all over the world.
In the last edition meeting entitled “Nuclear Cardiology Today:2000
and Beyond” attracted 450 participants from 35 countries.
PL. Clinical Decision Making in Patients With Stable Anginal Symptoms:
Combining Functional Assessment With Morphology to Guide Medical Treatment.
European Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging
I, Pieri PL, Narula J, Prat L, Riva P, Pedrini L, Pretolani E, Caruso
G, Sarti G, Estorch M, Berna L, Riambau V, Matias-Guiu X, Pak C, Ditlow
C, Chen F, Khaw BA. Noninvasive localization of human atherosclerotic
lesions with indium 111-labeled monoclonal Z2D3 antibody specific for
proliferating smooth muscle cells. Journal of Nuclear Cardiology
Keyword: Atherosclerosis; Smooth muscle cells
S, Lazzari S, Sarti G, Pieri P. Assessment of geometrical distortion
and activity distribution after attenuation correction: A SPECT phantom
study. Journal of Nuclear Cardiology 2002;9(5):508-14.
Keyword: Single photon emission computed tomography
A, Pieri P, Moscatelli G, Agostini M, Nanni O, Spinelli A, Riva P. Prognostic
value of persistent thallium-201 defects that become reversible after
reinjection in patients with chronic myocardial infarction. Journal
of Nuclear Cardiology 1997;4(3):195-201.
Keyword: Myocardial infarction; radionuclide imaging