Prof. Stefano Fiorucci is a professor of Gastroenterology at the University of Perugia. He is the author of over 350 full papers. He is the director of gastroenterology unit in the Department of Surgical and Biomedical sciences. Professor Fiorucci investigates FXR Nuclear Receptors (Farnesoid-X-Receptor), PXR (Pregnane-X-Receptor) and PPARs (Peroxisome Proliferator-Activated Receptors) and the role they play in the onset and evolution of certain pathologies, such as chronic inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), Crohn's disease and several liver disorders (NASH, cholestasis). During his career he has published over 300 manuscripts in major international scientific journals.
Recent Advances in Inflammation & Allergy Drug Discovery (Formerly: Recent Patents on Inflammation & Allergy Drug Discovery) was launched in 2007. Dr. Stefano Fiorucci serves as the Editor-in-Chief of the journal.