POLICLINICO SAN MATTEO
Policlinico San Matteo, known as Fondazione IRCCS Policlinico San Matteo, founded in 1449, is one of the oldest and largest teaching hospitals in Italy. It is located in the city of Pavia, about 35 km south of Milan. The hospital has over 3,300 physicians, as well as more than 1,000 beds. In 2016, the hospital handles 36,500 admissions, 13.7% of those are from outside Pavia, 99,000 admissions to the emergency department and 2.1 million outpatient services.
It has its roots in the glorious medical tradition of the Pavia University, which includes the Nobel Prize for Medicine Camillo Golgi. San Matteo stands out nationally and internationally for a marked integration between the qualified assistance activities and the commitment in the field of scientific research, aimed at understanding the molecular mechanisms of the diseases, the development of new diagnostic technologies and treatments with a high level of innovation. The mission of the Institute is carried out in the care and research in the field of transplantation, regenerative medicine and high complexity diseases. Its scientific production is rich and the Policlinico is responsible for a significant contribution to the development of medical and health knowledge in Italy, so much that it is among the first three Italian IRCCS. There are almost 200 active current research projects ongoing (half of which related to transplantation) and about 700 publications per year.