Ensemble Hospitalier de la Côte, Pain Treatment Specialist

Massimo Allegri, MD, FIPP is a clinical pain therapist and researcher involved in translational research about acute and chronic pain with special focus on low back pain. He is currently working in Pain Therapy Service at Ensemble Hospitalier de la Cote Morges Switzerland.

Dr. Allegri is associate editor of Minerva Anestesiologica and European Journal of Pain. He as coordinated researches about acute and chronic pain funded by European grants and Italian Health Ministry and he has published more than 100 peer reviewed articles.

Dr. Allegri is Co-founder, the Study in Multidisciplinary Pain Research (SIMPAR) group.

Select Publications

  • Allegri, M., Montella, S., Salici, F., Valente, A., Marchesini, M., Compagnone, C., … & Fanelli, G. (2016). Mechanisms of low back pain: a guide for diagnosis and therapyF1000Research5.
  • De Gregori, S., De Gregori, M., Ranzani, G. N., Allegri, M., Minella, C., & Regazzi, M. (2012). Morphine metabolism, transport and brain dispositionMetabolic brain disease27(1), 1-5.
  • Lanza, G. A., Grimaldi, R., Greco, S., Ghio, S., Sarullo, F., Zuin, G., … & Turco, A. (2011). Spinal cord stimulation for the treatment of refractory angina pectoris: a multicenter randomized single-blind study (the SCS-ITA trial). PAIN®152(1), 45-52.
  • Mura, E., Govoni, S., Racchi, M., Carossa, V., Ranzani, G. N., Allegri, M., & van Schaik, R. H. (2013). Consequences of the 118A> G polymorphism in the OPRM1 gene: translation from bench to bedside?Journal of pain research6, 331.
  • De Gregori, M., Garbin, G., De Gregori, S., Minella, C. E., Bugada, D., Lisa, A., … & Ranzani, G. N. (2013). Genetic variability at COMT but not at OPRM1 and UGT2B7 loci modulates morphine analgesic response in acute postoperative pain. European journal of clinical pharmacology69(9), 1651-1658.