Before joining Dompé, Marcello was a university researcher and continues to hold several university-level teaching positions.
A member of the American Chemical Society since 1988 and the Italian Chemistry Society since 2006, Marcello received a degree in Medical Chemistry from The Sapienza University of Rome.
As Chief Scientific Officer since 2009, Marcello Allegretti leads Dompé Pharmaceutical’s research and development activities, including pre-clinical and clinical drug development programs. These efforts include spearheading the entire drug development pathway from identification of active ingredients to working with international regulatory authorities to obtain marketing authorization.
Marcello has filed more than thirty international patents, and his work has been published in more than forty scientific journals.