Federico Grossi, MD, PhD
Chief Medical Officer
Federico was Potentia Pharmaceuticals’ clinical research director when he joined Apellis as the new company’s clinical research director in 2010. Federico received his medical degree from the University of Cordoba, in Argentina, and his PhD degree in physiology from the University of Louisville, in Kentucky. Following his postgraduate training in surgery, Federico joined the plastic surgery research laboratory at the University of Louisville, where he developed his expertise in microsurgery and composite tissue transplantation. He was a crucial member of the Louisville Face Transplant Team, whose publications on the ethical and psychological aspects of face transplantation are now considered hallmark publications in this field. He has also published numerous articles in the fields of ischemic preconditioning and composite tissue allotransplantation.