Who's Who

Iacopo Baussano

Scientist

Infections and Cancer Epidemiology Group


Academic Degrees

YearDegreeMajorInstitutionTownCountry
2010PhDInfectious Disease and Cancer EpidemiologySchool of Public Health, Imperial College of Science, Technology and MedicineLondonUK
2005Master of ScienceInfectious DiseasesLondon School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, University of LondonLondonUK
2005Post-graduate DiplomaInfectious DiseasesLondon School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, University of LondonLondonUK
2002Post-Doctoral specializationInfectious DiseasesVerona UniversityVeronaItaly
1997MDTurin UniversityTurinItaly


Current Research Projects

  • Improving cervical cancer prevention through human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination and cervical screening (Bhutan / Rwanda)
    IARC (Coordinator)

  • Dynamic modeling of HPV transmission and cervical cancer natural history – PreHdict project (EU-FP7)
    IARC (Co-partner)

  • Screening of pre-cancerous lesions and the role of Human Papillomavirus testing in women with HIV in Africa
    IARC (Co-partner)


Selected Publications

Baussano I, Garnett G, Segnan N, Ronco G, Vineis. (2011) Modelling patterns of clearance of HPV-16 infection and vaccination efficacy. Vaccine 29 : 1270-1277

Baussano I, Nunn P, Williams B, Pivetta E, Bugiani M, Scano F. (2011) Tuberculosis among Health Care Workers. Emerg Infect Dis 17 : 488-494

Baussano I, Williams BG, Nunn P, Beggiato M, Fedeli U, Scano F. (2010) Tuberculosis incidence in prisons: a systematic Review. PLoS Med 7 : e1000381

Baussano I, Ronco G, Segnan N, French K, Vineis P, Garnett G. (2010) HPV-16 infection and cervical cancer: modeling the influence of duration of infection and precancerous lesions. Epidemics 2 : 21-28

Arshad S, Bavan L, Gajari K, Paget SN, Baussano I. (2010) Active screening at entry for tuberculosis among new immigrants: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Eur Respir J 35 : 1336-1345

Scientific Societies Membership

Member of the British General Medical Council (between 1999 and 2000)
Member of the “Ordine dei Medici e Chirurghi Italiani” (Italian Medical Council) (since 1999)
Member of the relief agency “Médecins Sans Frontières” (French section) (since 2000)
Member of the Italian Association of Epidemiology (AIE) (since 2003)
Member of the John Snow Society (since 2004)

Prizes, Honours

Winner of the Divisional Prize 2008 for Postgraduate Research, Division of Epidemiology, Public Health and Primary Care, School of Public Health, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London, UK ((2008)
Honorary Research Associate, School of Public Health, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London, UK (2010-2011)
Honorary Research Fellow, School of Public Health, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London, UK (since 2012)