Nicola Veronese

Nicola Veronese


Senior Researcher in Geriatrics and Internal Medicine

Institution: University of Palermo

Country: Italy

Primary Research Interests

Primary activities relating to ACT Assess & Connect 

Under the supervision of Mario Barbagallo, Nicola has translated the ACT Assess & Connect tool into Italian and is involved in the planning stages of a feasibility study in Palermo.


Nicola Veronese is a certified trained geriatrician, currently working as Senior Researcher in Geriatrics and Internal Medicine, at the University of Palermo, Italy. His research is mainly epidemiological and focused on the most common diseases affecting older people, such as osteoarticular conditions. In particular, he is interested in osteoarthritis, frailty, sarcopenia, and osteoporosis as conditions that can impact the daily life of older people and in other topics such as comprehensive geriatric assessment, nutritional issues and meta-research.

In 2021, he won the prestigious ESCEO-IOF Pierre Meunier Young Scientist Award to reward the work of a young researcher, who has already demonstrated his/her scientific merits without having yet reached a prominent academic position. Dr. Nicola Veronese is the author of more than 500 articles published in national and international scientific journals, and of numerous abstracts accepted by national and international congresses. Moreover, he is Associate Editor and in the Editorial Board of several journals dealing with geriatric medicine and musculoskeletal conditions. Finally, he is a Highly Cited Researcher from 2020 and he is considered among the top 0.1% in the world in several different topics, mainly regarding nutrition, geriatric medicine and musculoskeletal conditions.


In conversation with...

Michele Boden, Head of the ACT Research Network, speaks to Nicola Veronese about his work at The University of Palermo.