Marco Castori, MD, PhD

Marco Castori, MD, PhD

Geneticist (Italy)

 

Marco Castori obtained his PhD degree with a clinical research project on phenotype variability in Ehlers-Danlos syndrome. He has a fixed position as senior hospital-based physician (Clinical Genetics) at the Division of Medical Genetics of the San Camillo-Forlanini Hospital in Rome. Dr. Castori’s fields of interest include hereditary connective tissue and skin disorders, foetal pathology, clinical dysmorphology and intellectual disability. Ehlers-Danlos syndrome is his leading research topic. He is (co)author of more than one hundred publications in international peer-reviewed journals and of fourteen chapters in edited books. He is member of the advisory board of several Italian patients’ associations and member of the multidisciplinary team of the Chiari Center at the Neurological Surgery P.C. (New York, US).