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Luca Scorrano

Luca Scorrano, Italian biomedical researcher. Achievements include discovery of remodelling of mitochondrial cristae during apoptosis; discovery of role of proapoptotic Bachelor of Civil Law-2 family members in controlling endoplasmic reticulum calcium stores; research in role of proteins that shape mitochondria in life and death of the cells. Member of Italian Physician Association.

Background

  • Scorrano, Luca was born on September 6, 1971 in Padova, Italy. Son of Gianfranco Scorrano and AnnaMaria Rosiello.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Philosophy, University Padova Medical School, 2000.

    Career

    • Postdoctoral fellow Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School, Boston, 2000—2002. Group leader Venetian Institute of Molecular Medicine, Padova, since 2003. Assistant scientist Dulbecco-Telethon Institute, Padova, Italy, since 2003.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include discovery of remodelling of mitochondrial cristae during apoptosis. Discovery of role of proapoptotic Bachelor of Civil Law-2 family members in controlling endoplasmic reticulum calcium stores. Research in role of proteins that shape mitochondria in life and death of the cells.

    Membership

    Member of Italian Physician Association.

    Connections

    • Married Nicoletta Giorgi.
    • father: Gianfranco Scorrano
    • mother: AnnaMaria Rosiello
    • spouse: Nicoletta Giorgi.
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    Born September 6, 1971
    (age 45)
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    • 2002
      Postdoctoral fellow, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
      Boston, Massachusetts, United States
    • 2003
      group leader, Venetian Institute of Molecular Medicine
      Padova, Veneto, Italy