Dr. Emidio Scarpellini

Department of Medicine

San Benedetto General Hospital, Italy



2012-2015 Assistant Professor, Sapienza University, Italy

2015 Postdoctoral Fellow, Gastroenterology Unit, Polytechnic University of Marche, Italy

2014 Ph.D., Biomedical Sciences, KULeuven, Leuven, Belgium

2013 Ph.D., Physiopatology of Metabolism and Nutrition, Catholic Universty of Sacred Heart, Italy

Publications (Selected)

  1. Scarpellini E, Fagoonee S, Rinninella E, Rasetti C, Aquila I, Larussa T, Ricci P, Luzza F, Abenavoli L. Gut Microbiota and Liver Interaction through Immune System Cross-Talk: A Comprehensive Review at the Time of the SARS-CoV-2 Pandemic. J Clin Med. 2020 Aug 3;9(8):E2488. doi: 10.3390/jcm9082488. PMID: 32756323.
  2. Di Geso L, Rasetti C, Pellegrini D, Collina G, DʼAngelo A, Corradini D, De Benedictis MG, Gismondi M, Lattanzi E, Scarpellini E, Santori P. A Histologically Positive Giant Cell Arteritis After a 6-Week Glucocorticoid Treatment: A Case Report. J Clin Rheumatol. 2020 Jul 22. doi: 10.1097/RHU.0000000000001491. Epub ahead of print. PMID: 32701536.
  3. Méndez-Sánchez N, Valencia-Rodriguez A, Vera-Barajas A, Abenavoli L, Scarpellini E, Ponciano-Rodriguez G, Wang DQ. The mechanism of dysbiosis in alcoholic liver disease leading to liver cancer. Hepatoma Res. 2020;6:5. doi: 10.20517/2394-5079.2019.29. Epub 2020 Feb 20. PMID: 32582865; PMCID: PMC7313221.
  4. Tack J, Schol J, Geeraerts A, Huang IH, Mori H, Scarpellini E, Sinonquel P, Carbone F, Colomier E, Geysen H, Jandee S, Moonen A, Pannemans J, Timmermans L, Van den Houte K, Verbeure W, Wauters L, Bisschops R, Hoffman I, Roelandt P, Rommel N, Simren M, Suzuki H, Tornblom H, Verbeke K, Vanuytsel T. A survey on the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on motility and functional investigations in Europe and considerations for recommencing activities in the early recovery phase. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2020 Jul;32(7):e13926. doi: 10.1111/nmo.13926. PMID: 32478910; PMCID: PMC7300498.
  5. Scarpellini E, Arts J, Karamanolis G, Laurenius A, Siquini W, Suzuki H, Ukleja A, Van Beek A, Vanuytsel T, Bor S, Ceppa E, Di Lorenzo C, Emous M, Hammer H, Hellström P, Laville M, Lundell L, Masclee A, Ritz P, Tack J. International consensus on the diagnosis and management of dumping syndrome. Nat Rev Endocrinol. 2020 Aug;16(8):448-466. doi: 10.1038/s41574-020-0357-5. Epub 2020 May 26. PMID: 32457534; PMCID: PMC7351708.
  6. Van den Houte K, Scarpellini E, Verbeure W, Mori H, Schol J, Masuy I, Carbone F, Tack J. The Role of GI Peptides in Functional Dyspepsia and Gastroparesis: A Systematic Review. Front Psychiatry. 2020 Mar 18;11:172. doi: 10.3389/fpsyt.2020.00172. PMID: 32256403; PMCID: PMC7093580.
  7. Stracci G, Scarpellini E, Rinninella E, Mignini EV, Clementi N, Boni MV, Valeri MV, Sansoni D, Abenavoli L, Gasbarrini A, Rasetti C, Santori P. Effects of enteral nutrition on patients with pressure lesions: a single center, pilot study. Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci. 2020 Feb;24(3):1563-1570. doi: 10.26355/eurrev_202002_20214. PMID: 32096205.
  8. Abenavoli L, Scarpellini E, Colica C, Boccuto L, Salehi B, Sharifi-Rad J, Aiello V, Romano B, De Lorenzo A, Izzo AA, Capasso R. Gut Microbiota and Obesity: A Role for Probiotics. Nutrients. 2019 Nov 7;11(11):2690. doi: 10.3390/nu11112690. PMID: 31703257; PMCID: PMC6893459.
  9. Dallio M, Diano N, Masarone M, Gravina AG, Patanè V, Romeo M, Di Sarno R, Errico S, Nicolucci C, Abenavoli L, Scarpellini E, Boccuto L, Persico M, Loguercio C, Federico A. Chemical Effect of Bisphenol A on Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2019 Aug 28;16(17):3134. doi: 10.3390/ijerph16173134. PMID: 31466361; PMCID: PMC6747307.
  10. Mignini EV, Scarpellini E, Rinninella E, Lattanzi E, Valeri MV, Clementi N, Abenavoli L, Gasbarrini A, Rasetti C, Santori P. Impact of patients nutritional status on major surgery outcome. Eur Rev Med Pharmacol Sci. 2018 Jun;22(11):3524-3533. doi: 10.26355/eurrev_201806_15179. PMID: 29917207.
  11. Scarpellini E, Deloose E, Vos R, Francois I, Delcour JA, Broekaert WF, Verbeke K, Tack J. The effect of arabinoxylooligosaccharides on upper gastroduodenal motility and hunger ratings in humans. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2018 Jul;30(7):e13306. doi: 10.1111/nmo.13306. Epub 2018 Feb 13. PMID: 29436142.
  12. Preveden T, Scarpellini E, Milić N, Luzza F, Abenavoli L. Gut microbiota changes and chronic hepatitis C virus infection. Expert Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2017 Sep;11(9):813-819. doi: 10.1080/17474124.2017.1343663. Epub 2017 Jun 23. PMID: 28621554.
  13. Scarpellini E, Pauwels A, Vos R, Rommel N, Tack J. Effect of methylnaltrexone and naloxone on esophageal motor function in man. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2017 Mar;29(3). doi: 10.1111/nmo.12938. Epub 2017 Jan 22. PMID: 28110513.
  14. Scarpellini E, Laterza L, Ianiro G, Tack J, Abenavoli L, Gasbarrini A. Eluxadoline for the treatment of diarrhoea-predominant irritable bowel syndrome. Expert Opin Pharmacother. 2016 Jul;17(10):1395-402. doi: 10.1080/14656566.2016.1182982. Epub 2016 Jun 8. PMID: 27267380.
  15. Scarpellini E, Deloose E, Vos R, Francois IE, Delcour JA, Broekaert WF, Verbeke K, Tack J. The effect of arabinoxylooligosaccharides on gastric sensory-motor function and nutrient tolerance in man. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2016 Aug;28(8):1194-203. doi: 10.1111/nmo.12819. Epub 2016 May 20. PMID: 27206549.
  16. Scarpellini E, Boecxstaens V, Broers C, Vos R, Pauwels A, Tack J. Effect of baclofen on gastric acid pocket in subjects with gastroesophageal reflux disease symptoms. Dis Esophagus. 2016 Nov;29(8):1054-1063. doi: 10.1111/dote.12443. Epub 2015 Nov 6. PMID: 26541138.
  17. Scarpellini E, Ianiro G, Attili F, Bassanelli C, De Santis A, Gasbarrini A. The human gut microbiota and virome: Potential therapeutic implications. Dig Liver Dis. 2015 Dec;47(12):1007-12. doi: 10.1016/j.dld.2015.07.008. Epub 2015 Jul 18. PMID: 26257129; PMCID: PMC7185617.
  18. Scarpellini E, Lupo M, Iegri C, Gasbarrini A, De Santis A, Tack J. Intestinal permeability in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease: the gut-liver axis. Rev Recent Clin Trials. 2014;9(3):141-7. doi: 10.2174/1574887109666141216104334. PMID: 25514911.

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