Professional training

Clinical activity
2005 – 2012
Registar, Department of Gastroenterology and Endocrinology, University Hospital of Göttingen, Germany.
German specialization in Internal Medicine.
07/2012 – 08/2014
Consultant, Department of Gastroenterology and Endocrinology, University Hospital of Göttingen, Germany.
German Specialization in Gastroenterology.
09/2014 – 08/2015
Consultant, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University Hospital of Basel, Switzerland.
Recognition of Degree in Medicine and Surgery by the Swiss Confederation.
Recognition of Specialization in Internal Medicine by the Swiss Confederation.
Recognition of Specialization in Gastroenterology by the Swiss Confederation.
09/2015 – 12/2015
Consultant, Gastroenterology, Emmental AG Regional Hospital, Burgdorf, Switzerland.
01/2016 – 12/2017
Consultant, Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Stadtspital Triemli, Zurich, Switzerland.
Authorization to practice as a doctor in the Canton of Ticino.
Issue of arrangement number (RCC No.: G260421).
Since 02/2018
Co-associated Gastroenterologist at GastrocentroPlus
Consulting doctor at Clinica Luganese Moncucco, Lugano.
Scientific activity
2003 – 2004
Experimental thesis in the Laboratories of the Gastroenterology and Endocrinology Department of the University Hospital of Göttingen, Germany.
2004 – 2005
Research grant from DAAD (Deutscher akademischer Austauschdienst) in the Laboratories of the Gastroenterology and Endocrinology Department of the University Hospital of Göttingen (Germany).
Teaching qualification (Privat Dozent) for the specialty of Internal Medicine at Georg-August University in Göttingen, Germany.
Teaching qualification (Privat Dozent) for the specialty of Gastroenterology and Hepatology at the University of Zurich, Switzerland.
Italian national qualification as Associate Professor for competitive selection procedures 06/D4 (Skin diseases, infectious diseases and diseases of the digestive system), MIUR (Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research), Italy.
Modulation of Chemokine- and Adhesion-Molecule Gene Expression and Recruitment of Neutrophil Granulocytes in Rat and Mouse Liver after a Single Gadolinium Chloride or Zymosan Treatment. Ahmad S, Ramadori G, Moriconi F. Int J Mol Sci. 2018 Dec 5;19(12). pii: E3891. doi: 10.3390/ijms19123891.
Low Discontinuation Rate of Infliximab Treatment in Steroid-Dependent/Refractory Crohn's Disease Patients. Kaymak T, Moriconi F, Niess JH, Beglinger C, Hruz P. Inflamm Intest Dis. 2018 Mar;2(3):171-179. doi: 10.1159/000486676. Epub 2018 Feb 21.
Case report: 8 years after liver transplantation: de novo hepatocellular carcinoma 8 months after HCV clearance through IFN-free antiviral therapy. Ramadori G, Bosio P, Moriconi F, Malik IA. BMC Cancer. 2018 Mar 6;18(1):257. doi: 10.1186/s12885-018-4175-2.
Erythropoietin rs1617640 G allele associates with an attenuated rise of serum erythropoietin and a marked decline of hemoglobin in hepatitis C patients undergoing antiviral therapy. Amanzada A, Goralczyk AD, Reinhardt L, Moriconi F, Cameron S, Mihm S. BMC Infect Dis. 2014 Sep 17;14:503. doi: 10.1186/1471-2334-14-503.
Differential gene expression of chemokines in KRAS and BRAF mutated colorectal cell lines: role of cytokines. Khan S, Cameron S, Blaschke M, Moriconi F, Naz N, Amanzada A, Ramadori G, Malik IA. World J Gastroenterol. 2014 Mar 21;20(11):2979-94. doi: 10.3748/wjg.v20.i11.2979.
Regulation of iron uptake in primary culture rat hepatocytes: the role of acute-phase cytokines. Ahmad S, Sultan S, Naz N, Ahmad G, Alwahsh SM, Cameron S, Moriconi F, Ramadori G, Malik IA. Shock. 2014 Apr;41(4):337-45. doi: 10.1097/SHK.0000000000000107.
Induction of chemokines and cytokines before neutrophils and macrophage recruitment in different regions of rat liver after TAA administration. Amanzada A, Moriconi F, Mansuroglu T, Cameron S, Ramadori G, Malik IA. Lab Invest. 2014 Feb;94(2):235-47. doi: 10.1038/labinvest.2013.134. Epub 2013 Nov 25.
Vitamin D status and serum ferritin concentration in chronic hepatitis C virus type 1 infection. Amanzada A, Goralczyk AD, Moriconi F, van Thiel DH, Ramadori G, Mihm S. J Med Virol. 2013 Sep;85(9):1534-41. doi: 10.1002/jmv.23632.
Rat model of fractionated (2 Gy/day) 60 Gy irradiation of the liver: long-term effects. Rave-Fränk M, Malik IA, Christiansen H, Naz N, Sultan S, Amanzada A, Blaschke M, Cameron S, Ahmad S, Hess CF, Ramadori G, Moriconi F. Radiat Environ Biophys. 2013 Aug;52(3):321-38. doi: 10.1007/s00411-013-0468-7. Epub 2013 Apr 18.
Ferritin L and Ferritin H are differentially located within hepatic and extra hepatic organs under physiological and acute phase conditions. Ahmad S, Moriconi F, Naz N, Sultan S, Sheikh N, Ramadori G, Malik IA. Int J Clin Exp Pathol. 2013;6(4):622-9. Epub 2013 Mar 15.
Identification of CD68(+) neutrophil granulocytes in in vitro model of acute inflammation and inflammatory bowel disease. Amanzada A, Malik IA, Blaschke M, Khan S, Rahman H, Ramadori G, Moriconi F. Int J Clin Exp Pathol. 2013;6(4):561-70. Epub 2013 Mar 15.
Ferritin L is the sole serum ferritin constituent and a positive hepatic acute-phase protein. Naz N, Moriconi F, Ahmad S, Amanzada A, Khan S, Mihm S, Ramadori G, Malik IA. Shock. 2013 Jun;39(6):520-6. doi: 10.1097/SHK.0b013e31829266b9.
Differential regulation of ferritin subunits and iron transport proteins: an effect of targeted hepatic X-irradiation. Naz N, Ahmad S, Cameron S, Moriconi F, Rave-Fränk M, Christiansen H, Hess CF, Ramadori G, Malik IA. Biomed Res Int. 2013;2013:353106. doi: 10.1155/2013/353106. Epub 2013 Dec 12.
Characterization of the erythropoietin/erythropoietin receptor axis in a rat model of liver damage and cholangiocarcinoma development. Moriconi F, Ramadori P, Schultze FC, Blaschke M, Amanzada A, Khan S, Ramadori G. Histochem Cell Biol. 2013 Mar;139(3):473-85. doi: 10.1007/s00418-012-1037-x. Epub 2012 Oct 4.
Early anemia and rapid virological response improve the predictive efficiency of IL28B-genotype for treatment outcome to antiviral combination therapy in patients infected with chronic HCV genotype 1. Amanzada A, Schneider S, Moriconi F, Lindhorst A, Suermann T, van Thiel DH, Mihm S, Ramadori G. J Med Virol. 2012 Aug;84(8):1208-16. doi: 10.1002/jmv.23323.
The anti-TNF-α antibody infliximab indirectly regulates PECAM-1 gene expression in two models of in vitro blood cell activation. Moriconi F, Malik IA, Amanzada A, Blaschke M, Raddatz D, Khan S, Ramadori G. Lab Invest. 2012 Feb;92(2):166-77. doi: 10.1038/labinvest.2011.160. Epub 2011 Oct 31.
Ultra-rapid virological response, young age, low γ-GT/ALT-ratio, and absence of steatosis identify a subgroup of HCV Genotype 3 patients who achieve SVR with IFN-α(2a) monotherapy. Amanzada A, Goralczyk A, Moriconi F, Blaschke M, Schaefer IM, van Thiel D, Mihm S, Ramadori G. Dig Dis Sci. 2011 Nov;56(11):3296-304. doi: 10.1007/s10620-011-1933-2. Epub 2011 Oct 13.
In regard to "Radiation-induced liver fibrosis is mitigated by gene therapy inhibiting transforming growth factor-β signalling in the rat" by Shi-Suo Du et al. (Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys 2010;78:1513-1523). Christiansen H, Moriconi F, Rave-Fränk M, Malik IA, Hess CF, Ramadori G. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2011 Jul 1;80(3):960; author reply 960-1. doi: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2011.01.072. No abstract available.
Comparison of changes in gene expression of transferrin receptor-1 and other iron-regulatory proteins in rat liver and brain during acute-phase response. Malik IA, Naz N, Sheikh N, Khan S, Moriconi F, Blaschke M, Ramadori G. Cell Tissue Res. 2011 May;344(2):299-312. doi: 10.1007/s00441-011-1152-3. Epub 2011 Mar 26.
Changes in gene expression of DOR and other thyroid hormone receptors in rat liver during acute-phase response. Malik IA, Baumgartner BG, Naz N, Sheikh N, Moriconi F, Ramadori G. Cell Tissue Res. 2010 Nov;342(2):261-72. doi: 10.1007/s00441-010-1067-4. Epub 2010 Oct 15.
Single-dose gamma-irradiation induces up-regulation of chemokine gene expression and recruitment of granulocytes into the portal area but not into other regions of rat hepatic tissue. Malik IA, Moriconi F, Sheikh N, Naz N, Khan S, Dudas J, Mansuroglu T, Hess CF, Rave-Fränk M, Christiansen H, Ramadori G. Am J Pathol. 2010 Apr;176(4):1801-15. doi: 10.2353/ajpath.2010.090505. Epub 2010 Feb 25.
Phagocytosis of gadolinium chloride or zymosan induces simultaneous upregulation of hepcidin- and downregulation of hemojuvelin- and Fpn-1-gene expression in murine liver. Moriconi F, Ahmad G, Ramadori P, Malik I, Sheikh N, Merli M, Riggio O, Dudas J, Ramadori G. Lab Invest. 2009 Nov;89(11):1252-60. doi: 10.1038/labinvest.2009.92. Epub 2009 Aug 31.
Effect of irradiation on gene expression of rat liver adhesion molecules: in vivo and in vitro studies. Moriconi F, Malik I, Ahmad G, Dudas J, Rave-Fränk M, Vorwerk H, Hille A, Hess CF, Ramadori G, Christiansen H. Strahlenther Onkol. 2009 Jul;185(7):460-8. doi: 10.1007/s00066-009-1964-1. Epub 2009 Aug 28.
Altered regulation of Prox1-gene-expression in liver tumors. Dudas J, Mansuroglu T, Moriconi F, Haller F, Wilting J, Lorf T, Füzesi L, Ramadori G. BMC Cancer. 2008 Apr 9;8:92. doi: 10.1186/1471-2407-8-92.
Immune cells in primary gastrointestinal stromal tumors. Cameron S, Haller F, Dudas J, Moriconi F, Gunawan B, Armbrust T, Langer C, Füzesi L, Ramadori G. Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2008 Apr;20(4):327-34. doi: 10.1097/MEG.0b013e3282f3a403.
Effect of radiation on gene expression of rat liver chemokines: in vivo and in vitro studies. Moriconi F, Christiansen H, Raddatz D, Dudas J, Hermann RM, Rave-Fränk M, Sheikh N, Saile B, Hess CF, Ramadori G. Radiat Res. 2008 Feb;169(2):162-9. doi: 10.1667/RR1006.1.
Quantitative gene expression of cytokines in peripheral blood leukocytes stimulated in vitro: modulation by the anti-tumor nerosis factor-alpha antibody infliximab and comparison with the mucosal cytokine expression in patients with ulcerative colitis. Moriconi F, Raddatz D, Ho NA, Yeruva S, Dudas J, Ramadori G. Transl Res. 2007 Oct;150(4):223-32. Epub 2007 May 11.

Spoken languages

  • Italian
  • German
  • English