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Prof. Danièle DE LUCA, MD,PhD

Prof. Danièle DE LUCA, MD,PhD

Overview

His main research fields are:

1) surfactant catabolism and development surfactant protection;

2) clinical development of point of care ultrasound in NICU and PICU;

3) new ventilatory strategies (NAVA and NHFOV) for pediatric and neonatal forms of respiratory failure;

4) epidemiology of neonatal and pediatric ARDS;

5) development of clinical management of neonatal jaundice.


He published 186 papers in extenso. Most of them in journals in the first quartile of the

“pediatrics” or “critical care” list. He also authored 19 between monographies and chapters

in books; editor of one monography. He wrote the introduction of 3 monography and gave

more than 200 presentations to international meetings/congresses often upon invitation.

  • Impact factor totale: 1004 (ISI WOS, Jan 2020)
  • H-index: 26 (Scopus, Jan 2020)
  • RG Score: 44.02 (Research Gate, Jan 2020)

Notably he published in Lancet, Lancet Respiratory Medicine, Lancet Child Health,

AJRCCM, European Respiratory Journal, Pediatrics, JAMA Pediatrics, Intensive Care

Medicine, Critical Care, Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, PlosOne amongst the others.

Main research record may be found here

The following graph describe the overtime trend of citations and publications (Scopus, Jan

2020):

Daniele De Luca has been also awarded the Acta Paediatrica Young Investigator award

(2007), the Italian National Award for Neonatal Research (2010), the ESPR Young

Investigator Award (2010) and the Bengt Robertson Award for Surfactant Research in

2018.

He has been Deputy Chair of “Respiratory Section” of the European Society for Pediatric and

Neonatal Intensive Care (ESPNIC) since 2011 to 2016. In oct 2016 he has been elected as

ESPNIC Secretary. He also serves as the European Society for Pediatric Research (ESPR)

Scientific Content Manager and ESPR Officer for Accreditation European Society for Pediatric

Research since 2013. He has been Referee for several major international journals in the

general medicine, critical care and pediatric field. He also served as Referee for several

national and international grant programs (Italy, France, Canada, Germany, Netherland, South

Africa, EU).

Paris, France
French  /  English  /  Italian
7 Reviews

Reviews

Global Review
4.3 /5
Pedagogy
4.4 /5
Organisation
4.6 /5
Knowledge aquired
4 /5
Recommendation
4.1 /5
Oct 9, 2020
Cristina C.
Oct 9, 2020
Jamel G.
Oct 9, 2020
GEORGIOS R.
Oct 9, 2020
Dr. jean_louis C.
Oct 9, 2020
meriem K.
Oct 9, 2020
Tristan K.

Work Experience

Chief, Division of Pediatrics
Transportation and Neonatal Critical Care APHP, Paris Saclay University Hospitals, Medical Center “Antoine Béclère”
Associate Professor of Neonatology South Paris Medical School
Paris Saclay University
Member, Research Team INSERM Unit U999, Physiopathology and Therapeutic Innovation
Paris Saclay University

Education

National Scientific Habilitation as Full Professor of Pediatrics
2017
Italian Ministry of University and Research
BADGE Diplôme in Management Hospitalier
2015
Ecole Superieure des Mines de Paris & APHP (Paris, France)
PhD DEGREE IN BIOCHEMISTRY AND CLINICAL MOLECULAR BIOLOGY
2012
CATHOLIC UNIVERSITY OF THE SACRED HEART – Medical School “A.Gemelli” - Rome

Pubmed

Ultrasound-guided lung lavage for life-threatening bronchial obstruction due to meconium plug.
2020
Journal of clinical ultrasound : JCU Read it here Groundwater hydrodynamic behaviours based on water table levels to identify natural and anthropic controlling factors in the Piedmont Plain (Italy).
2020
The Science of the total environment Read it here Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2) Vertical Transmission in Neonates Born to Mothers With Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Pneumonia.
2020
Obstetrics and gynecology Read it here

Professional Associations

Elect of the European Society for Pediatric and Neonatal Intensive Care President Vatican-Lancet Commission on the Value of Life Member European Journal of Pediatrics Editor

Honors

MERR Grant for international research team building – Saclay University. PI: D. De Luca 7000 € (100%)
2019
ESPR Post-Doc Research Grant: characterization of surfactant iunjury in severe meconium aspiration syndrome. Supervisor: D. De Luca – Post-Doc: C.Autilio 25000 € (100%)
2019
Chiesi Farmaceutici: evaluation of surfactant metabolism in late preterm and term neonates. Principal Investigator: D. De Luca. 33000 € (100%)
2018