Prof. Maria Luisa Brandi

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  • FIRMO Foundation, Florence
  • location Italy

Prof. Dr. Maria Luisa Brandi is a Professor of Endocrinology at the Vita-Salute University at the San Raffaele, Milan, Italy. She is President of the FIRMO Foundation, a non-profit research organization fully devoted to skeletal health.


Her research and fellowship has received several awards and honors, such as Roussel Italia Award, 1988; The European Foundation Award, 1989; Schering Award, Italian Endocrine Society, 1990; The Sandoz Foundation for Gerontological Research Award, 1991; Helena Rubinstein Award “Women in Science”, 1998; Italian Endocrine Society Senior Award, 2003; AILA Award, 2004, Pierre Delmas IOF/ESCEO Prize 2013.


Her research includes Genetics and Clinics of Osteoporosis; Pathogenesis of Parathyroid Disorders; Genetics of Paget’s Disease of Bone; Bone Cell Biology; Epidemiology of Osteoporosis; Bone Inherited Disorders. She is serving as an editorial member of several reputed journals like Clinical Cases in Bone and Mineral Metabolism, Journal of Bone and Mineral Research, Medicine, etc. She has authored over 500 papers in peerly reviewed journals and 200 chapters and books. She is a member of American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists; Endocrine Society; International Bone and Mineral Society; Italian Society of Endocrinology; Italian Society of Internal Medicine; International Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Committee.

Prof. Maria Luisa Brandi has received financial support/sponsorship for research support, consultation, or speaker fees from the following companies:

Programmes developed by Prof. Maria Luisa Brandi

Rare diseases Bone diseases 
Chronic hypophosphatemia: Differential diagnosis in children and adults

Learnings from clinical practice and two patient cases 

Prof. Maria Luisa Brandi, Prof. Outi Mäkitie
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  • clock 5 MIN
  • calendar May 2024

This educational programme is supported by an Independent Medical Education Grant from Kyowa Kirin.
Rare bone disease symposium ECE 2022 Other
Rare diseases Endocrinology Bone diseases 
Rare bone disease symposium at ECE 2022

New learning resources available from an independent symposium at the 24th ECE Congress

Prof. Richard Keen, Dr Lothar Seefried, Prof. Maria Luisa Brandi
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  • clock 60 MIN
  • calendar May 2022

Educational programme supported by an independent medical education grant from Ipsen