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UGO Testa

UGO Testa, Italian biomedical researcher, director. Achievements include patents for discovery of agents capable of reactivating fetal hemoglobin synthesis.

Background

  • Testa, uGO was born on February 6, 1953 in Naples, Italy.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Medicine, High School, Naples.

    Career

    • Research director Institute Superiore Sanità, Rome, since 1990. Director Stem Cell Center, Catholic University Rome, 2005—2008.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include patents for discovery of agents capable of reactivating fetal hemoglobin synthesis.

    Connections

    • Married Elvira Pelosi, April 28, 1981. Children: Federico, Vittoria.
    • spouse: Elvira Pelosi
    • children: Federico Testa
    • Vittoria Testa
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    Born February 6, 1953
    (age 64)
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    • 1990
      Research director, Institute Superiore Sanit+a
      Rome, New York, United States