Prof. dr. Bianca Rocca

Steering Committee
Rome, Italy


Bianca Rocca, MD, PhD, FESC is Associate Professor of Pharmacology at the Catholic University School of Medicine in Rome (Italy). Prof. Rocca trained as Postdoctoral Fellow at the Center for Experimental Therapeutics, University Pennsylvania of Philadelphia (USA) with Prof. Garret A. FitzGerald. She served as Chairperson of the European Society of Cardiology (ESC) Working Group on Thrombosis (2018-2020) and is currently ex officio Member of the board of the ESC Working Group on Thrombosis. She has been part of several Task Forces of Guidelines and position papers within the European Society of Cardiology. She is part of the Editorial Board of Diabetes and Vascular Disease Research, EHJ-Cardiovascular Pharmacology, Cardiovascular Drugs and Therapy. She has co-authored over 120 articles in peer-reviewed journals with over 10,000 citations, including Annals of Internal Medicine, ATVB, Blood, Circulation, European Heart Journal, Diabetes, JACC, Journal of Clinical Investigation, Nature Medicine, Science, PNAS (USA). Her H-index is 47. Main scientific topics of interest are antithrombotic drugs, eicosanoids, haemostasis, platelets, non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, cardiovascular diseases.