Stefano Fanti was born in Bologna, Italy, where he completed all his studies and graduated from the University of Bologna. He began working in conventional nuclear medicine in the 1990s and was then involved in the PET unit at St Orsola Polyclinic Hospital, participating in site planning, and was then appointed as Medical Director in 2002. Last year, the PET unit carried out more than 14,000 exams, making it one of the most active in Europe. In particular, the PET Centre in Bologna is known for the non-FDG scans, in both routine clinical and research areas.
At present, he is employed in nuclear medicine full time as Full Professor of Diagnostic Imaging as well as Director of Nuclear Medicine Division and of the PET unit at the St Orsola Polyclinic Hospital.
He is the author of more than 1,000 papers, including 450 full articles published in peer-reviewed international journals (more than 18,000 citations and H-index of 73 on Google Scholar, 60 on Scopus), dozens of books, and book chapters. He has been an invited lecturer at more than 200 national and international meetings.
EM-80448 - Date of preparation: November 2021