Metabolic Diseases


Head of Research Unit
Carlo Dionisi Vici

The activity of the Metabolic Diseases Research Unit is aimed at extending translational research to hereditary metabolic diseases, through the study of the metabolome, pathophysiological mechanisms and genetic determinants.

The objectives of the Research Unit are: to define new biomarkers, to improve knowledge on the natural history of diseases and to develop new therapeutic approaches. The research activities are carried out in collaboration with the Metabolic Diseases Operating Unit.

“The dream of Bambino Gesù Hospital,
the dream of the Pope, is to help bring
science and humanity to all children with
very severe diseases who need to be treated”
Pope Francis