Pier Paolo Piccaluga is currently Associate Professor of Pathology at the Department of Experimental, Diagnostic and Specialty Medicine, Bologna University School of Medicine and Executive Physician at the Biobank of Research, IRCCS S. Orsola-Malpighi Hospital. He has been responsible for many years for the Molecular Pathology Laboratory.

In 2018 he was appointed for teaching at Queen Mary University of London (UK) and Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Nairobi (Kenya). He is the author of several international publications indexed in the Current Contents (230 publications quoted in PubMed, including Nature Medicine, Journal of Clinical Investigation, Journal of Experimental Medicine, Journal of Clinical Oncology, Blood, Lancet Oncology, and Lancet Infectious Diseases, with a total impact factor >1,000, a mean impact factor >6, and an H-index of 56 (ranked among the VIA-Academy Top Italian Scientists).