Prof. Cavaletti, MD, Ph.D., is a Professor of Human Anatomy, School of Medicine and Surgery, University of Milano-Bicocca, senior consultant neurologist, and head of the outpatient clinic at the Department of Neurology, S. Gerardo University Hospital, Monza, Italy. He is Vice-Rector for Research and Head of the Experimental Neurology Unit, University of Milano-Bicocca. He served as a Member of the Board of Directors of the Peripheral Nerve Society and as President of the Italian Peripheral Neuropathy Association. He is currently the Chair of the Toxic Neuropathy Consortium of the Peripheral Nerve Society.
Prof. Cavaletti gave lectures on the peripheral neurotoxicity of anticancer drugs at the American Academy of Neurology, American Society for Clinical Oncology, and European Society for Medical Oncology meetings, as well as at FDA and EMA boards on toxic neuropathies and trials design. Author of more than 300 full papers in international peer-reviewed journals. His laboratory's most original experimental models of CIPN now widely used worldwide have been established in rats and mice, since the first description of cisplatin-induced peripheral neurotoxicity in 1992.