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About me

Marco Del Chiaro is Associate Professor and head of the Pancreatic Surgery Unit at Division of Surgery (CLINTEC), Karolinska Institutet.
He is revisor of the European Pancreatic Club, former member of the UEG future trends committee, member of the Scientific International Advisory Board of the International Association of Pancreatology, member of the EU Pancreas study group. Marco Del Chiaro is also the founder and leader of the Italian Registry for Familial Pancreatic Cancer, of the European Study Group on Cystic Tumors of the Pancreas and of the Nordic Study Group on Cystic Tumors of the Pancreas. He´s member of editorial boards of International scientific journals (i.e. JAMA Surgery) and author of more thnt 600 scientific publications including 87 peer review papers.

Research description

Research activity

Marco Del Chiaro focalized his research activity on pancreatic diseases.

  • Cystic Tumors of the pancreas:

They are probably the biggest area of research. Dr. Del Chiaro is currently an International recognized expert and author of the European Guidelines on Cystic Tumors of the Pancreas.

  • Familial pancreatic cancer
  • Locally advanced pancreatic cancer
  • Robotic Surgery
  • Immunotherapy

Teaching portfolio

Teaching activity
From 2003 to 2010 Marco Del Chiaro was Adjunct Professor of Surgery at University of Pisa (Italy). From 2013 is Associate professor of Surgery at Karolinska Institutet.
During his carrier Marco Del Chiaro was appointed as external teacher, both for undergraduate and graduate students in different Universities (Adjunct Associate Professor of Surgery at Malta University, Visiting Professor at Johns Hopkins University).
He served as mentor for undergraduate and graduate student.
He was supervisor for medical degree thesis, resident thesis and PhD thesis.