Dr. Carlo Locatelli
Head of Pavia Poison Control Centre – National Toxicology Information Centre ad Laboratories of Clinical and Experimental Toxicology, Istituti Clinici Scientifici Maugeri IRCCS, Pavia. Italy
Medical doctor, Intensivist and clinical toxicologist, PhD in Occupational Medicine and Industrial Hygiene. Professor of Toxicology in the Golgi Course, Medicine and Surgery, and Contract Professor at the University of Pavia (School of Specialization in Pharmacology and Clinical Toxicology) and in some masters. Former president of the Italian Society of Toxicology (SITOX) and founder of the Italian Society of Emergency Medicine (SIMEU) and the Academy of Emergency Medicine and Care (ACEMC). Member of the National Food Safety Committee and clinical coordinator of the National Antidotes Stockpile (Italian Ministry of Health). Coordinator for clinical-toxicological aspects of the National Early Warning System for drugs of abuse (Department of Drug Control Policy-Presidency of the Council of Ministers), specifically dedicated to the evaluation of poisonings and adverse effects due to the novel psychoactive substances. His research interest includes antidotes and acute poisonings, substances of abuse, food poisoning, drug safety, hospital and pre-hospital organization and management of major toxicological emergencies (accidents and chemical terrorism).
Monday 20th September
09.00 – 09.45
Plenary Lecture | The New Psychoactive Substances: availability, effects and new diagnostic needs