Prof. Leonardo Marini

  • Director and Scientific Coordinator of the Skin Doctors’ Center Trieste, Italy
     
  • Founder President  of the European Society for Laser Dermatology (ESLD)
     
  • Professor of Laser Dermatology at the University of Siena, Parma, and Verona
     
  • Past President of the European Society of Aesthetic and Cosmetic Dermatology (ESCAD)
     
  • Founder Member DASIL, ESMS, ESCAD, ESLD
     
  • Board of Directors DASIL, ESCAD
     
  • Chairman; Task Force Laser dermatology, EADV
     
  • Over 500 publications and presentations , co-author and author of many book chapters
     
  • Editorial Board of more than 10 international journals
     
  • Reviewer;  Journal European Academy Dermatology and Venereology, Journal Cosmetic and Laser Therapy, Journal of Cosmetic Dermatology, Journal of Dermatologic Surgery
     
  • His research work is mainly dedicated to the study of innovative surgical and laser-assisted strategies in dermatologic surgery combining different techniques
     
  • Completed his training as a General Surgeon in 1987 and as Dermatologist in 1989.  He decided to synergistically combine these two specialties together and became a Dermatologic Surgeon after further specific training in the US, Australia, Germany, and France
     
  • His primary interests are the surgical management of skin cancer with Mohs’ micrographic surgery, advanced dermatological applications of lasers and energy sources, advanced photodynamic therapy and aesthetic dermatology.
     
  • His contributions lead to the development of photo-peel, advanced photodynamic surgery, advanced tissue cryo-processing in Mohs micrographic surgery, sequential layering techniques to treat capillary-venular vascular malformations, post-acne scars, and premature skin aging
     
  • Two of his recent fields of research are the evaluation of possible influences of food intolerances with inflammatory skin conditions and new strategies to improve trans-epidermal drug delivery