Oscar Marchetti, MD, is board-certified specialist in internal medicine and infectious diseases. He is Chief Physician of the Infectious Diseases Service, Department of Medicine, at the Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois and Associate Professor at the Faculty of Biology and Medicine, University of Lausanne, Switzerland.
Oscar Marchetti is affiliated with several scientific associations : Fungal Infection Network of Switzerland (FUNGINOS), Infectious Diseases Group of the European Organization for Research and Treatment of Cancer (EORTC-IDG), European Conference on Infections in Leukemia (ECIL), a joint project of the EORTC, European Group for Blood and Marrow Transplantation (EBMT), European Leukemia Net (ELN), and International Immunocompromised Host Society (ICHS).
His main research interests include the epidemiology, diagnosis, prevention, and therapy of fungal and bacterial infections in cancer, immuno-compromised and critically ill patients, as well as the pharmacokinetics/-dynamics and therapeutic drug monitoring of antifungal and antibacterial agents. He is principal investigator or co-investigator in multicenter studies of the FUNGINOS and of the EORTC-IDG.
He leaded or contributed to the development of European ECIL-guidelines for the diagnosis, prevention and management of bacterial and fungal infections in cancer patients and of FUNGINOS-guidelines for the management of invasive aspergillosis and candidiasis.
Oscar Marchetti has been invited as speaker at national and international conferences, and has authored a number of peer-reviewed articles, reviews, and abstracts for oral or poster presentations at scientific meetings.
He is peer-reviewer for scientific medical journals in the fields of infectious diseases, clinical microbiology, hemato-oncology, intensive care, internal medicine, and paediatrics as well as for national and international scientific societies and organizations.
Oscar Marchetti received awards or distinctions from academic, educational and scientific institutions and societies.