Alfredo Vannacci

Dott. Alfredo Vannacci

Dott. Alfredo Vannacci


1999: Medical Doctor (Florence University); 2003 Specialized in Medical Toxicology (Florence University); 2007: PhD in Pharmacology and Toxicology (Florence University); 2009: Traditional Chinese Medicine Acupuncturist (Chinese-Italian Acupuncture School, Bologna)

Current position

Researcher and assistant professor in Pharmacology at Florence University Head of Florence University Study Group on Pharmacovigilance, Phytovigilance and Pharmacoepidemiology Head of Research and Teaching Department of Florence University Centre for Integrative Medicine (Acupuncture, Chinese Herbal Medicine)


2007 Grant for Young researchers of the Italian Ministry of Health for the project “Adverse events and interactions due to Chinese Herbal Drugs. A pharmacoepidemiology, pharmacogenomic and pharmacovigilance” survey 2004 Alberigo Benedicenti Prize for the most relevant scientific production in the field of Pharmacology and Toxicology in Italy in the years 2002-2003

Research and clinical activities

Preclinical and Clinical Research in Pharmacovigilance and Pharmacoepidemiology. Preclinical and Clinical Research in Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and Herbal Medicine, with particular regard to efficacy/safety issues of Chinese Herbal Medicine and Phytovigilance. Preclinical and Clinical Research in Pharmacology and Toxicology, with particular regard to cancer pharmacology and pharmacology of autacoids.

Teaching activities

Assistant professor at Florence University in Pharmacology, Pharmacovigilance, Phytovigilance and Integrative Medicine (TCM) in: School of Medicine, Specialization degree in Hospital Pharmacy, Specialization degree in Medical Toxicology, PhD in Pharmacology and Toxicology, Master degree in Pharmacovigilance, Master degree in Clinical Research Associate, Master degree in Integrative Medicine.

Current or past member of the following scientific societies

Italian Society of Pharmacology (SIF), International Society of Pharmacovigilance (ISoP), Italian Society of Toxicology (SITOX), Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (SEBM), European Histamine Research Society (EHRS), Italian Society of Alcology (SIA), Italian Federation of Acupuncture Societies (FISA – member of Directing Committee), CiaoLapo Charity Association (Founder and Secretary), International Stillbirth Alliance (ISA – member of Parent Advisory Committee), Italian Association for Person-Centered Medicine (founder and member of Directing Committee). Member of the Committee for Complementary and Alternative Medicines of Prato Medical Association and of the Committee for Complementary Medicine Regulation of Tuscan County. Member of the Committee for Pharmacovigilance Signal Detection and Analysis of the Italian Drug Agency, Italian Ministry of Health (AIFA)

Scientific Production

Author of more than 150 scientific publications in journals and books in Italian and English language and of more than 150 communications in national and international meetings in the fields of Preclinical and Clinical Pharmacology, Medical Toxicology, Pharmacovigilance, TCM and Herbal Medicine. Detailed congress communications’ list available on request.

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Publications in ISI database: 139
Total citations: 1451 (Without self citations: 1385)
Citing articles: 1322 (Without self citations: 1281)
Mean citations per article: 10,5
h-Index: 18  
Total Impact Factor: 423,1
Mean Impact Factor: 3,6

Alfredo Vannacci - Citazioni ISI 2014

Alfredo Vannacci – Citazioni ISI 2014

Source: ISI database 31.12.2014

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