This book covers the complete field of dermatopathology - from Acantholysis to Xeroderma pigmentosum. The alphabetically arranged entries, each of which provides a detailed description of a specific pathological disease pattern, allow readers to quickly and easily find the information they need.
Daniela Massi received her M.D. with magna cum laude in 1993 at the University of Florence Medical School, Italy and her Ph.D. in Human Pathology and Oncology from the University of Verona, Italy. Her pathology training included a Dermatopathology fellowship at the Institute for Dermatopathology, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, PA, under the direction of A. Bernard Ackerman. She then received a Post-Doctoral Research fellowship from the American-Italian Cancer Foundation (A.I.C.F.) that allowed her to pursue research in the field of cutaneous melanoma. Dr. Massi also visits highly qualifieddermatopathology centers in Europe, including the Department of Dermatology, Graz, Austria (under the mentoring of Professor Lorenzo Cerroni) and the Melanoma Unit, Hospital Clinic, Barcelona, Spain (working in collaboration with Professor Susana Puig). Dr. Massi is currently working as an Associate Professor Staff Dermatopathologist at the Division of Pathological Anatomy, Department of Critical Care Medicine and Surgery, University of Florence Medical School, Spain.
Her research interests are mainly focused on skin tumors pathology. She has authored 170 publications in international journals, 2 volumes and 13 chapters in books.