Gianluca Trifirò | Assistant Professor of Pharmacology
University of Messina

Gianluca Trifirò, Assistant Professor of Pharmacology, University of Messina

Gianluca Trifiró is MD, PhD working as Clinical Pharmacologist and Assistant Professor of pharmacoepidemiology with tenure track at both University of Messina (Italy) and as honorary Assistant Professor  at the Erasmus Medical Center (NL). In the last years, he was involved in scientific coordination of several international projects evaluating drug use and safety in real life using multiple European healthcare databases. Currently, he is coordinating an Italian Health Minister-funded project assessing post-marketing benefit-risk profile of biosimilars in Italy through distributed database network. He is member of the Sicilian Regional Drug Formulary and Committee on Biosimilar use and secretariat of pharmacovigilance at the Italian Drug Agency. He is member of the Steering Group of the European Network of Center for Pharmacoepidemiology and Pharmacovigilance (ENCePP) at the European Medicine Agency. Authors of more than 130 scientific peer-reviewed publications in international journals.


Biosimilars Day 1 - Tuesday 31st October 2017 @ 17:30

Post-market assessment of biosimilars

  •     Hear first-hand experience of evaluating the use and benefit-risk profile of biosimilars through an Italian healthcare database network
  •     What have been some of the challenges to do with data sources and methodology?
  •     What can be learnt on the effects of switching from this research?

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