Lorenzo Dagna graduated in Medicine in 1999 and is Board Certified in Internal Medicine. He is currently Associate Professor of Medicine and Vice-Coordinator of the San Raffaele International MD Program at Vita-Salute San Raffaele University, in Milano, Italy. Prof. Dagna is also Coordinator for Clinical Immunology and Immunopathology at the Department of Internal Medicine at San Raffaele Scientific Institute, Milano.
Besides being a general internist, the clinical activity of Prof. Dagna is focused on the care of patients with immunological and rheumatic diseases, in particular those with rare immune-mediated disorders. He is also involved in both basic and clinical research on the immunopathogenesis and immunotherapy of those diseases. Lorenzo Dagna is a Fellow of the American College of Physician (ACP), Honorary Fellow of the European Federation of Internal Medicine (EFIM), and member of the Italian Society for Internal Medicine (SIMI).
He serves as the Editor for Immunology and Rheumatology for the European Journal of Internal Medicine. Prof. Dagna is Chair of the Rare Disease Working Group of the European Federation of Internal Medicine, member of the Commission Expert Group on Rare Diseases, European Commission (Luxembourg, L), member of the Healthcare Professionals Working Party of the European Medicine Agency (EMA, London, UK), member of the Medical Advisory Board of the Erdheim-Chester Global Alliance (DeRidder, LA), member of the International Foundation of Medicine Oversight Committee of the National Board of Medical Examiners (NBME, Philadelphia, PA).