BIOCOMPATIBILITY INNOVATION
TEAM

Ugo Stefanelli

President

Mr Stefanelli was born in 1951. He performed all his studies in Padua. He obtained his MD degree at the University of Padua in 1976. In 1979, he got his degree of Specialization in Pediatrics, and in 1982, in Thermal Medicine. Since 1978, he works as General Practitioner in Padova.

Alessandro Gandaglia

Product Manager

Mr Gandaglia was born in 1975. He performed all his studies in Padua. He got his MSc degree in Biology in 2001 and his international PhD in Molecular Biology and Cell Pathology in 2005 at University of Padova Medical School. During his doctorate, he worked for one year at Children’s Hospital Los Angeles. In 2006, he founded and was the Director of the Regenerative Medicine Lab at the Padua Hospital Cardiac Surgery School till 2011, where he was also Lecturer for the Master course in Cardiac Surgery. During the period 2006-2011 he published over 30 scientific papers and he won several grants, among which a Marie Curie European project, and raised more than 2 millions €. He obtained his MBA in 2011 at MIB School of Management (Trieste and Rome). Since 2011, he worked in SME and large size companies in Biomedical and Biotechnology areas as R&D Manager, Business Development Manager, Market Specialist and Regulatory Affairs Manager.

Filippo Naso

Scientific Director

Mr Naso was born in 1979. He got his professional degree in “Chemical and Biochemical Laboratory Techniques” in 1999 and the degree in Biotechnology in 2005 at the University of Padua. He has been working for 15 years as a researcher in the field of Cardiovascular Tissue Engineering and Regenerative Medicine at the Padua Hospital Cardiac Surgery Laboratory. He has contributed in winning and managing several grants (among which the TECAS-ITN Marie Curie European project), he was Lecturer for the Master course in “Regenerative Medicine in Cardio-surgery” for the Medicine Master Degree and “Enzymology” for the Biology Master Degree both at the University of Padua. During the period 2008-2018 he was the author of over 30 scientific publications and three patents. Since 2012, he worked in companies operating in the field of Biomedical and Biotechnology areas as Scientific Director and R&D Manager.