Bios+: Professor Franco Cavalli appointed president

The Bellinzona Institutes of Science (Bios+) association composed of two members - the Institute for Research in Biomedicine (IRB) and the Oncology Research Institute (IOR), affiliated to the Università della Svizzera italiana (USI) - has ratified the appointment of Prof. Franco Cavalli as president for the next two years. The rotation, which according to the Articles of Association takes place every two years, will now see Avv. Gabriele Gendotti take on the role of vice-president.

Bellinzona, May 24, 2023 - The appointment of Prof. Cavalli as president was unanimously ratified by the Assembly that met today, Wednesday May 24, at the Bios+ building in Bellinzona.

Under the leadership of Atty. Gendotti, President of the IRB Foundation, the association has laid the foundations for the development of a biomedical pole in Ticino and Italian-speaking Switzerland. In the next two years, under the leadership of Prof. Cavalli, Bios+ will continue to be committed to promoting scientific excellence in the national and international context.

Atty Gabriele Gendotti: 'In recent years, Bios+ has been able to promote scientific innovation and work closely with various institutional partners. I look to the future with confidence and enthusiasm."

Prof. Franco Cavalli: "My goal will be to promote scientific research and foster collaboration between IRB and IOR in order to advance significant discoveries and improve the health and well-being of our society."