Our Team

Our Team

BMTG's Passion for the Cure of Hemoglobinopathies and Pediatric Cancers

We are proud to work with leading experts across a range of medical fields, whose skills are matched by their integrity and compassion.

Our team of experts and consultants have dedicated their entire professional lives to the cure of SCDs and pediatric cancers by BMT. They are passionate about what they do and they do it with a difference.

We have a powerful team of consultants and BMT experts. Dr. Pietro Sodani, Dr. Edward Dela Zig and few more others are all passionate and committed BMTG Medical Directors.

Dr. Pietro Sodani of Cure Thalassemia is a world leading expert in BMT for hemoglobinopathies. These BMT services are primarily focused on the treatment of severe hemoglobinopathies and have achieved results on a par with international standards at a fraction of the cost.

Dr. Pietro Sodani is a Scientific Co-ordinator of 'BMT from haploidentical mother to child with thalassemia using Protocol 30', and together with his colleague he has done more than 400 BMTs for thalassemia over the past 15 years.

Relevant Scientific Publications

Sodani P, Isgrò A, Gaziev J, Polchi P, Paciaroni K, Marziali M, Simone MD, Roveda A, Montuoro A, Alfieri C, De Angelis G, Gallucci C, Erer B, Isacchi G, Zinno F, Adorno G, Lanti A, Faulkner L, Testi M, Andreani M, Lucarelli G. New approach for bone marrow transplantation in patients with class 3 thalassemia aged younger than 17 years. Blood. 2010 Feb 11;115(6):1296-302. Epub 2009 Nov 6.

Sodani P, Gaziev D, Polchi P, Erer B, Giardini C, Angelucci E, Baronciani D, Andreani M, Manna M, Nesci S, Lucarelli B, Clift RA, Lucarelli G. Hematopoietic stem cell transplantation in thalassemia. Blood. 2004 Aug 15;104(4):1201-3.

Gaziev J, Sodani P, Lucarelli G, Polchi P, Marktel S, Paciaroni K, Marziali M, Isgrò A, Simone MD, Roveda A, Montuoro A, Lanti A, Alfieri C, De Angelis G, Gallucci C, Ciceri F, Roncarolo MG. Second hematopoietic SCT in patients with thalassemia recurrence following rejection of the first graft. Bone Marrow Transplant. 2008 Sep;42(6):397-404.

Angelucci E, Baronciani D, Sodani P, Erer B, Biagi MD, Andreani M, Agostinelli F, Donati M, Nesci S, Talevi N. Bone marrow transplantation from alternative donors for thalassemia: HLA-phenotypically identical relative and HLA-nonidentical sibling or parent transplants.

Gaziev D, Galimberti M, Lucarelli G, Polchi P, Giardini C, An ... Bone Marrow Transplant. 2000 Apr;25(8):815-21.

Aversa F, Terenzi A, Felicini R, Tabilio A, Falzetti F, Carotti A, Falcinelli F, Sodani P, Amici A, Zucchetti P, Mazzarino I, Martelli MF. Mismatched T cell-depleted hematopoietic stem cell transplantation for children with high-risk acute leukemia. Bone Marrow Transplant. 1998 Dec;22 Suppl 5:S29-32.

Gaziev J, Sodani P, Polchi P, Andreani M, Lucarelli G. Bone marrow transplantation in adults with thalassemia: Treatment and long-term follow-up. Ann N Y Acad Sci. 2005;1054:196-205.




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