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Dr. Pietro Caironi is Associate Professor in Anesthesia and Critical Care at the University of Milan (Milan, Italy), and part of the Medical Staff of the General Intensive Care Unit of the Fondazione IRCCS Ca’ Granda – Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico (Milan, Italy).

He completed his post-graduate training program in Anesthesia and Critical Care at the same Institution. From 2001 to 2004, he has been appointed as Research Fellow at the Department of Anesthesia and Critical Care of the Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School, in Boston, MA. In 2004, Dr. Caironi has been awarded as a finalist of the Cournand and Comroe Young Investigator Award within the Cardiopulmonary and Critical Care Council of the American Heart Association, and in 2008 he received the ECCRN Clinical Research Award of the European Society of Intensive Care Medicine. He holds various teaching activities in the University of Milan, and serves as a reviewer for several scientific journals.

His main research interests focus on sepsis, including fluid therapy and albumin, acid-base equilibrium, urinary electrolyte monitoring, and ARDS.