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Riccardo Pierantoni

Riccardo Pierantoni, Italian science educator. Achievements include discovery of activity of GnRH in the gonads of nonmammalian vertebrates. Grantee, various research agencies, since 1985. President Parco Science and Technology, Piana di Monteverna, Italy, 2000—2003.

Background

  • Pierantoni, Riccardo was born on November 24, 1951 in Naples, Italy. Son of Angiolo Pierantoni and Adriana Maiorana.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Philosophy, University Naples, 1974. D Biological Sciences, University Naples, 1979.

    Career

    • Research fellow IVO, Zeist, Netherlands, 1978—1979. Full professor University Naples, since 1988, director department experimental medicine, since 1991. Visiting professor University California, Berkeley, California, 1990, University Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, 1990, University Calgary, Canada, 1990.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include discovery of activity of GnRH in the gonads of nonmammalian vertebrates.

    Works

    • Director: (research in cellular communications) International Review of Cytology (Academia di Scienze Lettere ed Arti award, 1985).

    Membership

    President Parco Science and Technology, Piana di Monteverna, Italy, 2000—2003.

    Connections

    • Married Elvira Tozzi. Children: Angiolo, Adriana, Amalia.
    • father: Angiolo Pierantoni
    • mother: Adriana Maiorana
    • spouse: Elvira Tozzi
    • children: Angiolo Pierantoni
    • Adriana Pierantoni
    • Amalia Pierantoni
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    Born November 24, 1951
    (age 65)
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    • 1974
      University Naples
    • 1979
      University Naples
    • 1978 - 1979
      Research fellow, IVO
      Zeist, Utrecht, Netherlands, Netherlands

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