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Gaetano Cairo

Gaetano Cairo, Italian biologist, educator. Achievements include research in iron metabolism. Member of American Society Biochemistry Molecular Biology, International BioIron Society.

Background

  • Cairo, Gaetano was born on October 8, 1951 in Codogno, Italy. Son of Giovanni Cairo and Margherita Folli.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Philosophy in Biological Sciences, University Pavia, Italy, 1975. Doctor of Philosophy in Agricultural Sciences, University Milan, 1982.

    Career

    • Research associate National Research Council, Milan, 1982—1998. Associate professor University Milan, School Medicine, 1998—2002, full professor, since 2002. Director Institute General Pathology, University Milan School Medicine, since 2004.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include research in iron metabolism.

    Membership

    Member of American Society Biochemistry Molecular Biology, International BioIron Society.

    Connections

    • Married Maria Rosa Merli, March 30, 1985. Children: Giovanni, Silvia.
    • father: Giovanni Cairo
    • mother: Margherita Folli
    • spouse: Maria Rosa Merli
    • children: Giovanni Cairo
    • Silvia Cairo
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    Born October 8, 1951
    (age 65)
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    • 1975
      University Pavia
    • 1982
      University Milan
    • 1982 - 1998
      Research associate, National Research Council
      Milan, Illinois, United States
    • 1998 - 2002
      associate, professor University Milan