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Carla Cannizzaro

Carla Cannizzaro, Italian neuroscientist, pharmacologist, educator. Achievements include research in Parkinson's disease; research in in utero assumption of psychotropic drugs; research in peptides and neurotransmitters release. Recipient Graduate Student award, American Society Physiology, 1995. Member of Society for Neurosi., Italian Society Pharmacology.

Background

  • Cannizzaro, Carla was born on March 23, 1969 in Palermo, Italy. Daughter of Gaspare Maria Cannizzaro and Lucia Francesca Provenzano.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Medicine, BChir cum laude, Italy, 1993.

    Career

    • Fellow pharmacology Catholic University Sacred Heart, Rome, 1993—1996. Assistant professor department pharmacology science University Chieti, Italy, 1996—1999. Assistant professor pharmacology science University Palermo, Italy, since 1999.

      Visiting researcher department pharmacology King's College, London, 1998—2000.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include research in Parkinson's disease. Research in in utero assumption of psychotropic drugs. Research in peptides and neurotransmitters release.

    Works

    • Co-author: Farmacologia Generale, 2002. Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Member of Society for Neurosi., Italian Society Pharmacology.

    Personality

    Interests

    Reading, music, theater.

    Connections

    • 1 child Federico Finocchiaro.
    • father: Gaspare Maria Cannizzaro
    • mother: Lucia Francesca Provenzano
    • child: Federico Finocchiaro Cannizzaro
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    Born March 23, 1969
    (age 48)
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    • 1993
      Bachelor of Surgery cum laude
    • 1993 - 1996
      Fellow, pharmacology Catholic University Sacred Heart
      Rome, New York, United States
    • 1996 - 1999
      assistant, professor department pharmacology science University Chieti
      Italy
    • 1999
      assistant, professor pharmacology science University Palermo
      Italy

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