Fabrizio Bigotti (Rome 1982) is Senior Research Fellow at the Institute for the History of Medicine of the Julius-Maximilians University of Würzburg as well as Honorary Research Fellow at the College of Humanities of the University of Exeter. He is also a Corresponding Fellow of the Italian Academy for the History of Medicine (Accademia di Storia dell’Arte Sanitaria, Classe di Scienze Biologiche, Rome) and Honorary Research Fellow of the Studio Firmano for the History of Medicine and Science (Fermo).
He studied at the University of Rome “La Sapienza” wherein 2012 achieved a PhD (summa cum laude) with a thesis on Galenic medicine and its impact on Renaissance natural philosophy. He held several research positions at the Warburg Institute – University ofLondon, the University of Exeter, the Folger Institute and Folger Shakespeare Library in Washington DC, the Edward Worth of Dublin,the University of Bucharest and the University of Padua.
As a historianand philosopher of science, with a specialization in the history of early modern medicine and technology he has published widely, both in Italian and English, on the history of Renaissance philosophy and science.