Dr. Cuzzocrea is the former President of the European Shock Society and a leader in the pathophysiology of experimental reperfusion injury and inflammation. Since his doctoral studies with Dr. Salzman in 1996 at Children’s Hospital Medical Center in Cincinnati, Professor Cuzzocrea has published more than 420 papers in international peer-reviewed journals, influencing the basic understanding of inflammatory and apoptotic reactions operative in ischemia reperfusion injury.