Head of the Pediatric Endocrinology Unit
Pediatric Hospital Microcitemico, Cagliari, Italy
Sandro Loche received his medical degree at the University of Cagliari in 1979, training in Pediatrics and Endocrinology at the University of Cagliari, and in Pediatric Endocrinology at the Cornell University Medical College, New York. His main areas of scientific interest include: growth and growth disorders, neuroendocrine regulation of GH secretion, diagnosis and treatment of GH deficiency, childhood obesity. Dr Loche has published over 200 articles, reviews and books. He has served as Editor of the Journal of Endocrinological Investigation and is currently associate editor of Frontiers in Endocrinology. He has also served as vice–president for the Italian Society for Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes (SIEDP/ISPED) and as President for the Regional section of the Italian Society of Pediatrics. Dr Loche was awarded the 2015 Cacciari Prize of the Italian Society for Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes (SIEDP/ISPED) for excellence in Pediatric Endocrinology.
Dr Loche is a member of the Italian Society of Endocrinology (SIE), SIEDP/ISPED, Italian Society of Pediatrics (SIP), Italian Society of Obesity (SIO), Italian Society of Medical Endocrinology (AME), American Endocrine Society, European Society for Paediatric Endocrinology (ESPE), and European Neuroendocrine Association (ENEA). He has also served on various Committees of the Italian Society for Pediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes (SIEDP/ISPED), the Italian Society of Endocrinology and the Italian Society of Pediatrics, and has been an invited speaker for numerous national and international meetings.
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