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Chiltern welcomes Gastroenterology, Oncology and Pediatric Therapeutic experts to their team

Published date: 
09/02/2012

 Chiltern International Limited (Chiltern), a global contract research organization (CRO), announced that Drs. Marcelo Piccirillo and Carlo Lanza have joined Chiltern, bringing their expertise in the areas of gastroenterology, oncology and pediatrics to serve our clients’ needs.

 "We are delighted to announce the addition of Drs. Marcelo Piccirillo and Carlo Lanza to Chiltern’s Medical team. They strengthen our capabilities in the prominent clinical study areas of gastroenterology, oncology and pediatrics," commented Sharon Moore, MD, Executive VP, Global Quality & Medical Affairs, Chiltern. "These are key therapeutic positions and Drs. Piccirillo and Lanza bring a wealth of experience which enhances our operational delivery and consultative approach for our clients."

 

Marcelo Piccirillo, MD, will serve as Sr. Clinical Research Physician based out of the Wilmington, USA office with special emphasis in developing the gastroenterology therapeutic area. Dr. Piccirillo has 20 years experience in the medical and clinical research industry including 7 years as a general and colorectal surgeon. His extensive clinical research therapeutic experience includes a variety of indications such as gastroenterology, pulmonary (asthma/COPD), oncology, neurology, diabetes, metabolic disease, drug safety and medical monitoring of clinical trials among others. In the past five years Dr. Piccirillo has worked extensively in the areas of Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) and colonic transit disorders.

Carlo Lanza, MD

Dr. Piccirillo is board-certified in General Surgery from the Hospital Evita, Buenos Aires, Argentina and completed a colorectal surgery fellowship at Cleveland Clinic Florida, USA with a special focus on IBD, colorectal cancer and other colonic transit disorders.

Dr. Lanza received MD and PhD degrees from the University of Turin, Italy with Italian board certification in pediatrics and completed an MSc in Hematology at the University of London. He is a member of the Italian Medical Order, the American Society of Hematology (ASH) and registered with the General Medical Council (GMC) UK.

Both physicians are widely-published.

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