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)

  • Comparing health services interventions for the prevention of HPV-related cancer – CoheaHr project
    IARC (Co-partner)

  • Using mathematical modeling and health economics to evaluate and optimize infectious disease prevention strategies: HPV vaccination in LMIC Countries
    IARC (Co-partner)


Selected Publications

Baussano I, Lazzarato F, Ronco G, Lehtinen M, Dillner J, Franceschi S. (2017) Different challenges in eliminating HPV16 compared to other types: A modeling study. J Infect Dis 216(3): 336-344.

Baussano I, Tshering S, Choden T, Lazzarato F, Tenet V, Plummer M, Franceschi S, Clifford GM, Tshomo U. (2017) Cervical cancer screening in rural Bhutan with the careHPV test on self-collected samples: an ongoing cross-sectional, population-based study (REACH-Bhutan). BMJ Open (7): e016309.

Brisson M, Bénard É, Drolet M, Bogaards JA, Baussano I, Vänskä S, Jit M, Boily MC, Smith MA, Berkhof J, Canfell K, Chesson HW, Burger EA, Choi YH, De Blasio BF, De Vlas SJ, Guzzetta G, Hontelez JAC, Horn J, Jepsen MR, Kim JJ, Lazzarato F, Matthijsse SM, Mikolajczyk R, Pavelyev A, Pillsbury M, Shafer LA, Tully SP, Turner HC, Usher C, Walsh C. (2016) Population-level impact, herd immunity, and elimination after human papillomavirus vaccination: a systematic review and meta-analysis of predictions from transmission-dynamic models. Lancet Public Health 1(1): e8-e17.

Bosch FX, Robles C, Díaz M, Arbyn M, Baussano I, Clavel C, Ronco G, Dillner J, Lehtinen M, Petry KU, Poljak M, Kjaer SK, Meijer CJ, Garland SM, Salmerón J, Castellsagué X, Bruni L, de Sanjosé S, Cuzick J. (2016) HPV-FASTER: broadening the scope for prevention of HPV-related cancer. Nat Rev Clin Oncol 13(2): 119-132.

Baussano I, Lazzarato F, Brisson M, Franceschi S. (2016) Human Papillomavirus Vaccination at a Time of Changing Sexual Behavior. Emerg Infect Dis (22): 18-23.

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 John Snow Society (since 2004)
Member of the Italian Association of Epidemiology (AIE) (since 2003)
Member of the relief agency “Médecins Sans Frontières” (French section) (since 2000)

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)