Dr. Lombardo MarcoDr. Marco Lombardo was graduated in Medicine and Surgery in 1999 (summa cum laude) at the University of Rome “La Sapienza”. He was specialized in Ophthalmology in 2003 (summa cum laude) at the Catholic University of Rome and earned his PhD in Biomedical and Computer Engineering in 2007.
He published more than 47 papers in peer-reviewed scientific journals and co-authored six books in the field of human optics, corneal biomechanics and corneal surgery. He is a part of the editorial board member of the Journal of Ophthalmology and further serves, on a regular basis, as reviewer for 13 scientific journals in the field of applied optics, microscopy and vision science. He is member of the steering committee of the OSA Visual Science technical group, member of ARVO and ESCRS.
He has been working as researcher at IRCCS Fondazione G.B. Bietti since January 2010. He is principal investigator in several assorted projects related to the application of adaptive optics for retinal imaging, the development of new treatments for the cure of keratoconus using nanoparticles and the design of innovative regenerative therapies using limbal stem cells.