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Gianvito Martino

Gianvito Martino, Italian biomedical research administrator, neurologist. Achievements include research in dissecting immunological mechanisms underlying autoimmune diseases of central nervous system; establishment and development of novel gene therapy approaches for treatment of demyelinating disorders.

Background

  • Martino, Gianvito was born on August 9, 1962 in Bergamo, Italy. Son of Nicola Martino and Mirella Finazzi.

  • Education

    • Medical degree, University Pavia, Italy, 1987. Specialization in neurology, University Pavia, Italy, 1991.

    Career

    • Research assistant San Raffaele Hospital, Milan, 1990-1991, research assistant department biotechnology, 1992-1997, head of biomedical research unit department biotechnology, since 1998. Visiting scientist Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1990. Research associate University Chicago, 1991-1992.

      Coordinator European School Neuroimmunology, since 1999. Secretary International School Multiple Sclerosis, since 1999. Non-tenured professor University Pavia, 1995, University Milan, since 1999.

      Staff member Basic Science Center in Neurobiology, Giovanni Armenise-Harvard Foundation, Milan, since 1999.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include research in dissecting immunological mechanisms underlying autoimmune diseases of central nervous system. Establishment and development of novel gene therapy approaches for treatment of demyelinating disorders.

    Membership

    President Non-profit Cultural Association Sinapsi, Bergamo, Italy, 1999. Lieutenant Military Health Care Systems, 1988-1989. Member International Society Neuroimmunology, Italian Association Neuroimmunology (secretary treasurer since 1998), European Neurological Society, American Academy Neurology, Italian Society Neurology, Italian Association Neuroimmunology, Italian Society Immunology.

    Connections

    • Married Cristina Corsini, February 3, 1964. Children: Nicolò, Francesca.
    • father: Nicola Martino
    • mother: Mirella Finazzi
    • spouse: Cristina Corsini
    • children: Nicolò Martino
    • Francesca Martino
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    Born August 9, 1962
    (age 55)
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    • 1987
      University Pavia
    • 1991
      University Pavia
    • 1990 - 1991
      Research assistant, San Raffaele Hospital
      Milan, Illinois, United States