University of Cagliari (UNICA)

CEIDSS is a non-profit Research Organization working in health promotion focused on the social determinants of health.  Its mission is to produce innovative intervention research to improve the health status of the population, with an emphasis education on health determinants and risk factors linked with non-communicable diseases.

CEIDSS works in association with local and national authorities. While participating in European projects, CEIDSS has a strong experience in developing national and international comprehensive programs on tackling malnutrition, aligned with health strategies and priorities.

The University of Cagliari was founded in 1620.

25.000 students, 6 faculties, 15 departments, 1 university hospital, and about 100 programmes

~1000 professors and ~1000 administrative personnel.

Department of Surgical Science – Metabolomics research group has more than years experience in the scientific study of chemical processes involving metabolites, 80 international collaborations and several EU funded projects sucessfully closed in the past years.


The team members

Prof. Vassilios Fanos

Prof. Vassilios Fanos is a full professor of Pediatrics, directing the School of Specialization in Pediatrics and the Neonatal Intensive Care at the AOU of Cagliari Hospital.

Prof. Angelica Dessì

Prof. Angelica Dessì, an associate professor of Pediatrics, leads the SOS Mamy laboratory.

Prof. Luigi Atzori

Prof. Luigi Atzori is a full professor of Clinical Pathology.

Patrizia Baire

Patrizia Baire manages financial and administrative tasks.