Massimo Girardis is an Associate Professor in Anaesthesia and Intensive care at the University of Modena and Reggio Emilia, Italy.
Professor Girardis began his career at the Department of Physiology and Biology of the University of Udine, Italy, and in 1994 and 1995 he participated to the Euromir Missions of the European Space Agency in Moscow for the study of the effects of prolonged microgravity in humans. In 1997 he completed his formation as Anesthesiologist and Intensivist, and after a one-year experience at the Department of Anaesthesia, Physiology and Pharmacology of the University of Geneva, Switzerland, he became responsible for the running of the intensive care unit at the University hospital of Udine. Professor Girardis then moved to the University of Modena, where he became chief of the intensive care unit. Since 2014 he is also the head of the Department of Anaesthesia and Intensive Care of the Modena University Hospital.
He is the author of over 100 publications and serves as reviewer numerous high level scientific journals.