Dr Gianluigi Li Bassi

Honorary Associate Professor

Prince Charles Hospital Northside Clinical Unit
Faculty of Medicine


Research Interests

  • Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
  • Pulmonary Imaging
  • Critical Care Medicine
  • Septic Shock
  • Mechanical Ventilation


  • Sato, Kei, Wildi, Karin, Chan, Jonathan, Palmieri, Chiara, Obonyo, Nchafatso G., Heinsar, Silver, Liu, Keibun, Livingstone, Samantha, Sato, Noriko, Ainola, Carmen, Abbate, Gabriella, Bouquet, Mahé, Wilson, Emily, Passmore, Margaret, Hyslop, Kieran, Platts, David G., Suen, Jacky, Bassi, Gianluigi Li and Fraser, John F. (2024). A novel speckle‐tracking echocardiography parameter assessing left ventricular afterload. European Journal of Clinical Investigation, 54 (2) e14106, 1-12. doi: 10.1111/eci.14106

  • Kiarostami, Kasra, Fernández-Barat, Laia, Battaglini, Denise, Motos, Anna, Bueno-Freire, Leticia, Soler-Comas, Alba, Bassi, Gianluigi Li and Torres, Antoni (2024). The efficacy of telavancin in comparison with linezolid on endotracheal tube biofilm in pigs with methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus pneumonia. International Journal of Antimicrobial Agents, 63 (2) 107052, 107052. doi: 10.1016/j.ijantimicag.2023.107052

  • Fioccola, Antonio, Nicolardi, Rosmery Valentina, Pozzi, Tommaso, Fratti, Isabella, Romitti, Federica, Collino, Francesca, Reupke, Verena, Bassi, Gianluigi Li, Protti, Alessandro, Santini, Alessandro, Cressoni, Massimo, Busana, Mattia, Moerer, Onnen, Camporota, Luigi and Gattinoni, Luciano (2024). Estimation of normal lung weight index in healthy female domestic pigs. Intensive Care Medicine Experimental, 12 (1) 6. doi: 10.1186/s40635-023-00591-7

View all Publications


View all Supervision


Journal Article

Conference Publication

  • Sato, K., Heinsar, S., Obonyo, N., Wildi, K., Liu, K., Farah, S., Ainola, C., Sato, N., Ijuin, S., Ro, S. Kyun, Fior, G., Gandini, L., Bouquet, M., Wilson, E., Passmore, M., Hyslop, K., Chan, J., Platts, D., Scalia, G., Suen, J., Bassi, G. Li and Fraser, J. (2023). A novel speckle-tracking echocardiographic parameter assessing left ventricular loading during VA ECMO in a pre-clinical model of cardiogenic shock. 71st Annual Scientific Meeting of the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand, Adelaide, SA Australia, 3-6 August 2023. Chatswood, NSW Australia: Elsevier. doi: 10.1016/j.hlc.2023.06.562

  • Palmieri, C., See Hoe, L., Dyer, W., Heinsar, S., Rozencwaig, S., Tung, J.P., Bartnikowski, N., Passmore, M., Bouquet, M., Hislop, K., Wilson, E., Li Bassi, g., Mcgiffin, D., Suen, J. and Fraser, J. (2023). Proposal of a reliable scoring system for the histological assessment of multiorgan injury in large animal models of ischaemia and shock. 2022 Annual Congress of the European Society of Veterinary Pathology and European College of Veterinary Pathologists, Athens, Greece, 7 - 10 September 2022. London, United Kingdom: Elsevier. doi: 10.1016/j.jcpa.2023.03.059

  • Kiarostami, K., Battaglini, D., Motos, A., Bueno Freire, L, Soler Comas, A., Yang, H., Yang, M., Pagliara, F., Aguilera Xiol, E., Meli, A., Bobi, J., Senussi Testa, T., Idone, F., Rigol, M., Li Bassi, G., Fernández-Barat, L. and Torres, A. (2022). The efficacy of telavancin in comparison to linezolid on endotracheal tube biofilm in pigs with MRSA pneumonia. ERS International Congress 2022, Barcelona, Spain, 4-6 September 2022. Sheffield, United Kingdom: European Respiratory Society. doi: 10.1183/13993003.congress-2022.2476

  • Wildi, K., Livingstone, S., Ainola, C., Colombo, S. M., Heinsar, S., Sato, N., Sato, K., Bouqet, M., Wilson, E., Abbate, G., Passmore, M., Hyslop, K., Liu, K., Palmieri, C., Ki, K., LiBassi, G., Suen, J. and Fraser, J. (2022). Early clinical improvement in ARDS results from selecting the right subphenotype for anti-inflammatory treatment - a preclinical randomized blinded ovine study. American Thoracic Society 2022 International Conference, San Francisco, United States, 13-18 May 2022. New York, United States: American Thoracic Society. doi: 10.1164/ajrccm-conference.2022.205.1_meetingabstracts.a3430

  • See Hoe, L., Bouquet, M., Hyslop, K., Passmore, M., Wells, M., Sato, K., Wilson, E., Wildi, K., Skeggs, K., Palmeri, C., Reid, J., O'Neill, H., Bartnikowski, N., Jung, J., Ainola, C., Abbate, G., Colombo, S., Obonyo, N., McDonald, C., Shuker, T., Heinsar, S., Haymet, A., Engkilde-Pedersen, S., Peart, J., Molenaar, P., Li Bassi, G., Suen, J., McGiffin, D. and Fraser, J. (2022). Post-transplant cardiac contractility and mitochondrial function is preserved following 8 hours hypothermic ex vivo perfusion in sheep. 70th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand, Gold Coast, QLD, Australia, 11-14 August 2022. Chatswood, NSW, Australia: Elsevier. doi: 10.1016/j.hlc.2022.06.547

  • Wildi, K., Hyslop, K., Livingstone, S., Ainola, C., Heinsar, S., Sato, K., Sato, N., Abbate, G., Bouquet, M., Passmore, M., Wilson, E., LiBassi, G., Suen, J. and Fraser, J. (2021). Validation of an ovine model of biological ARDS subphenotypes by reproducing mRNA expression profiles. American Thoracic Society 2021 International Conference, Virtual, 14-19 May 2021. New York, United States: American Thoracic Society. doi: 10.1164/ajrccm-conference.2021.203.1_meetingabstracts.a2698

  • Li Bassi, G. , Colombo, S., Heinsar, S., Wildi, K., Ainola, C., Jung, J., Abbate, G., Hoe, L. See, Sato, K., Wang, X., Skeggs, K., Livingstone, S., Boquet, M., Passmore, M., Sato, N., Reid, J., James, L., Wilson, E., McGiffin, D., Suen, J. and Fraser, J. (2020). The Effects of Different Ventilatory Strategies on Pulmonary Mechanics and Gas Exchange During Heart Transplant: An Experimental Study. International Conference of the American Thoracic Society, Online, 2020. New York, NY United States: American Thoracic Society.

  • Hoe, L. See, Shuker, T., Bartnikowski, N., Passmore, M., Bouquet, M., Obonyo, N., Engkilde-Pedersen, S., McDonald, C., Wells, M., Boon, A., Hyslop, K., James, L., Wildi, K., Cullen, L., Bassi, G. Li, Suen, J., McGiffin, D. and Fraser, J. (2019). Characterisation of cardiac neurohormonal and inflammatory changes induced by brain death in a novel ovine heart transplant model. 67th Cardiac Society of Australia and New Zealand Annual Scientific Meeting, the International Society for Heart Research Australasian Section Annual Scientific Meeting and the 13th Annual Australia and New Zealand Endovascular Therapies Meeting, Adelaide, Australia, 8-11 August 2019. chatswood, NSW, Australia: Elsevier. doi: 10.1016/j.hlc.2019.06.074

Grants (Administered at UQ)

PhD and MPhil Supervision

Current Supervision

  • Doctor Philosophy — Associate Advisor

    Other advisors: