Dr. Luigi Santacroce is currently working as Assitant Professor of Microbiology and Clinical microbiology at the University of Bari, Italy, and Visiting Professor at foreign Universities.
He is also Director of the Nursing degree course of Bari and Coordinator of the Erasmus+ program for the School of Medicine of Bari. He acquired his MD degree from School of Medicine and Surgery of Bari in the year 1990. He is Specialist in Cardiac Surgery and in Digestive Surgery. Starting from 2005 is formerly Researcher of Microbiology and Clinical Microbiology, and from 2006 is Medical Consultant at the University Hospital of Bari. He is the member of American Society for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (ASCLS), of the Australian and New Zealand Society of History of Medicine (ANZSHM), President of the Scientific Committee of the International Humanitarian Noble Academy (IHUNA), and member of the Scientific Committee of the “Teresa & Luigi De Beaumont Bonelli” for cancer research. He has conducted microbiological research on a wide range of subjects, in particolar on nutraceuticals, H. pylori, human microbiota, periodontal pathogens. He has more than 80 international and national publications in peer reviewed journals, and a lot of oral communications at National and International events. He has guided more than 50 degree MD, DDS, and health professions thesis.
Dr. Luigi Santacroce Research interest include microbiology, human microbiota in health and disease, infection control, regenerative medicine (including stem cells), history of medicine.