Dr. Giorgio Raimondi is an associate professor in the Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. His research focuses on clinical immunology and transplantation. He is currently engaged in research with the vascularized composite allotransplantation research laboratory, focusing on basic science as it pertains to reconstructive transplant.
Dr. Raimondi earned his undergraduate degree in industrial biotechnology from the University of Milano-Bicocca in Italy, where he also earned his master’s degree in advanced studies in immunology and his Ph.D. in industrial biotechnology and immunology.
He completed his postdoctoral studies in transplant immunology at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Dr. Raimondi joined the Johns Hopkins faculty in 2013. Prior to joining Johns Hopkins, Dr. Raimondi worked in immunology research at the University of Pittsburgh.
He is a member of the American Association of Immunologists and the American Society of Transplantation. He serves on the editorial board of the Journal of Clinical Investigation, the Journal of Immunology, the American Journal of Transplantation, Transplantation, Transplant Immunology and Immunology.
In 2014, Dr. Raimondi was an awardee of the Johns Hopkins University-University of Maryland Diabetes Research Center Pilot and Feasibility Program. This program supports new initiatives in diabetes-related biomedical, epidemiological or behavioral research. He was recognized for his research on type 1 interferon in immunoregulation and development of diabetes.