Salvatore Sansalone – Curriculum Vitae

Senior Lecturer in Urology
University of Tor Vergata
Rome, Italy

Personal information: born on August 1st, 1971, in Locri, Reggio Calabria, Italy.

Medical degree in 2001: Faculty of Medicine and Surgery, “Tor Vergata” University in Rome, Italy; thesis entitled “PSA Screening in Prostate Carcinoma” published in 2005.

Professional background in 2006: Specialized in Urology “Tor Vergata” University in Rome (50/50 cum laude) with a thesis entitled: “ Surgical Treatment of Urethral Stenosis”

  • Member of Medical – Surgeon Association in Reggio Calabria, since 2002.
  • Member of Italian Urology Society (SIU).
  • Member of Italian Andrology Society (SIA).
  • Member of European Urology Association (EAU)
  • Associate member of the Endourological Society
  • Member of ESSM/ISSM.

Career principally focused on Reconstructive surgery of urethral-genital apparatus, by taking part to many national and international courses (with active participation).

Research project in 2003: project entitled “Systemic Chemotherapy and Immune Consecutive Inter –bladder Chemotherapy, in medical treatment of the bladder tumors seeping in muscular/muscle”, Tor Vergata University, Rome, Italy.

Research Fellow November 2004 – December 2005: “Field: Urethral-Genital Reconstructive Surgery”, University of Belgrade, Serbia, by Prof. Sava Perovic.

Research Fellow in May to July 2006: “Field: Urethral-Genital Reconstructive Surgery”, Krankenhaus Harburg UZH-Urologisches Zentrum Hamburg, Germany, Department of Urology by Prof. Margit Fisch and Dr. Roberto Olianas,

Research project in 2006.: project entitled “Andrologic Rehabilitation in patients operated for radical prostatectomy”, Tor Vergata University, Rome, Italy.

Research grant/fellowship in 2007: “Tissue engineering: Scaffolds biodegradable versus traditional surgery of the albuginea with an autologous venous graft”, Tor Vergata University, Rome, Italy.

Researcher, Senior Lecturer in Urology since 2008 at Tor Vergata University in Rome, Italy

Master II Level in 2010: Specializing Master in Andrology at La Sapienza University in Rome; thesis entitled “Penile enhancement using autologous tissue engineering with biodegradable scaffold: a clinical and histomorphometric study”.

Co-investigator in 2009: clinical trials “ ENTHUSE Study Phase III: Evaluate a Specific Endothelin A Receptor Antagonist (ZD4054) in Hormone Resistant Prostate Cancer” AstraZeneca

Co-investigator in 2010: clinical trials “ A prospective, randomized, bouble-dummy, placebo – and active controlled, multicenter study assessing the efficacy and safety of the combination BAY 60-4552 / vardenafil compared to vardenafil (20 mg) for the treatment of erectile dysfunction not sufficiently responsive to standard therapy with PDE5 inhibitors “ Bayer Schering Pharma.

Scientific activity: several publications on important national and international peer review journal indexed and with an impact factor; significant speeches during national and international congresses.