Full Professor at Humanitas University Milan Director of the Centro per la ricostruzione funzionale e biologica del ginocchio, Humanitas Research Hospital, Milan (ITA).

In the past 35 years his carrier and professionalism has been the pillars of the prestigious Istituto Ortopedico Rizzoli of Bologna, where he was Head of the 1st Clinic Orthopaedic and Traumatology, Complex Units Department, Laboratory of Biomechanics and Technological Innovation, Temporary Scientific Director of the Rizzoli Orthopaedic Institute Academic background and Education Marcacci graduated summa cum laude in Medicine and Surgery at the University of Pisa and obtained the qualification for the exercise of the medical profession in 1972. In 1978, he obtained the qualification for the exercise of the medical profession in the USA.

From 1975 to 1985, he specialized in Physical Therapy, Sports Medicine, Orthopedics and Traumatology. He started teaching at the University of Bologna in 1986, became associate professor at the University of Bologna in 1999, full professor in 2001. At the University of Bologna Prof Marcacci has been Coordinator of the degree course in Orthopaedic Techniques since 2012, Director of the First Level Master in Biomechanics Diseases, Pathology and treatments of the upper limbs; Director of the School of Specialization in Orthopaedics and Traumatology (2013-2016); Research description Marcacci holds 9 patents and is head of applied research projects dedicated to sports traumatology, regenerative medicine and innovative techniques for joints reconstruction, the study of new application for stem cells and Platelet-Rich Plasma, biomechanics of the lower limbs with special focus toward new prosthesis implants, and RSA radiography technology.

Marcacci is author of over 400 papers published on international magazines, 48 book chapters, 6 books. Total H Index according to Google Scholar is: 61 Total references on Google Scholar: 14901 He has been at more than 400 scientific meeting, both national and international, as lecturer and moderator. He is member of the Editorial Board of the Journal of Sports Traumatology, Technique Knee Surgery, Sphere Medical Journal, Journal of Sport Traumatology, European Journal of Sports Traumatology.

Knee - Functional reconstruction of the knee: From sports medicine to joint reconstruction

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