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Marco Fiorentino, PhD

Visiting Scholar

(412) 383-4213

Marco Fiorentino is a Visiting Scholar from Italy.  Marco completed his residency in Nephrology at the University Hospital Policlinico of Bari where he collaborated in clinical research activity in several clinical trials on kidney transplantation and acute kidney injury. Moreover, he acquired good experience in clinical epidemiology and in performing systematic review of the literature during his activity at National Council of Research – Reggio Calabria. He is also interested in clinical research and translational research. He will be working with John Kellum in the Center for Critical Care Nephrology.



2003-2009 Doctor in Medicine and Surgery – University of Bari – Italy

2010-2015 Residency in Nephrology – University of Bari – Italy

2014-2015 National Grant of Italian Society of Nephrology – National Council of Research – Reggio Calabria – Italy

May 2015 ERA-EDTA Travel Grant – 52^ ERA-EDTA Congress – London (UK)



- Losappio V, Stallone G, Infante B, Schena A, Rossini M, Maiorano A, Fiorentino M, Ditonno P, Lucarelli G, Battaglia M, Gesualdo L, Grandaliano G. A single-center cohort study to define the role of pretransplant biopsy score in the long-term outcome of kidney transplantation. Transplantation 2014 May 15;97(9):934-9

- Castellano G, Intini A, Stasi A, Divella C, Gigante M, Pontrelli P, Franzin R, Accetturo M, Zito A, Fiorentino M, Montinaro V et al. Complement Modulation of anti-aging factor Klotho in ischemia/reperfusion injury and delayed graft function. Am J Transplant 2015 Aug 17. Doi:10.1111/ajt13415

Fiorentino M, Bolignano D, Tesar V, Van Biesen W, Tripepi G, D’Arrigo G, Gesualdo L. Renal biopsy in 2015 – from epidemiology to evidence-based indications. Accepted by American Journal of Nephrology