Alira Health

Alira Health
Chief Medical Officer and Head of Medical Strategy

Giacomo Basadonna, MD, PhD

Boston, USA

Giacomo Basadonna, MD, is Alira Health’s Chief Medical Officer and head of Global Medical Strategy. With a background in transplant, general surgery, and immunology, Dr. Basadonna has worked closely with the NIAID/NIH for over 25 years, designing and executing clinical trials.

Dr. Basadonna is currently a Professor of Surgery at the University of Massachusetts Medical School, and a member of 23 national committees, 3 hospital committees, and 14 professional societies.

Prior to joining Alira Health, Dr. Basadonna held Chief Medical Officer positions at global companies, including Z-Medica, and his previous hospital appointments include UC Davis Medical Center, Yale New Haven Hospital, and UMass Memorial Hospital.

Over his career, he has secured 16 grants from businesses and governments, and his publications include over 80 abstracts, 13 limited dissertations, and over 100 publications in peer review journals. He is a sought-after speaker, presenting at over 80 major conferences.

Dr. Basadonna holds an MD and PhD from the University of Milan.


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Key areas of expertise

  • Infectious Diseases
  • Organ Transplantation
  • Immunology
  • Endocrinology

Languages spoken

United Kingdom flag icon English
Italian flag icon Italian
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