The Italian Health Ministry monitors yearly on Scientific Research Hospitals (IRCCS) that organize autonomously their researches following activity lines coherent with the recognition sector.

Through competitive parameters provided by the IRCCS’ three-year programme the Ministry verifies the research scientific, care and national and international collaboration with other institutions activities carried out in the previous year.

In particular, the scientific production constitutes one of the most important assessment criteria of research activity, representing the 55% on the overall assessment.


Recognition theme: infectious and tropical diseases (for more details


Normalized Impact Factor (update 12/31/2020): 235.15