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Camillo Peracchia

Camillo Peracchia was Italian physiologist, biophysicist, researcher, medical educator. Certified doctor in medicine and surgery 1962, Educational Council Foreign Medical Graduate 1967. Member of Biophysical Society, American Society Cell Biology.

Background

  • Peracchia, Camillo was born on March 31, 1938 in Milan. Son of Luigi Peracchia and Ida Magnocavallo.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Medicine summa cum laude, University Milan, 1962.

    Career

    • Assistant professor physiology University Rochester, Medical Center, New York, 1970—1975, associate professor physiology, 1975—1979, tenured associate professor physiology, 1979—1983, professor physiology, 1983—1996, acting chair department physiology, 1995, professor pharmacology and physiology, 1996—2007, professor emeritus pharmacology and physiology. Visiting associate professor anatomy Harvard University, Medical Center, Boston, 1978. Member cell biology and physiology study section National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, Maryland, 1991—1994, national reviewers research, since 1994.

    Major achievements

    • Certified doctor in medicine and surgery 1962, Educational Council Foreign Medical Graduate 1967.

    Works

    • Editor: Biophysics of Gap Junction Channels, Handbook of Membrane Channels - Molecular and Cellular Physiology, Gap Junctions - Molecular Basis of Cell Communication in Health and Disease.

    Religion

    Denomination: Roman Catholic

    Membership

    Member of Biophysical Society, American Society Cell Biology.

    Personality

    Interests

    Skiing, windsurfing, travel.

    Connections

    • Married Lillian Mae Leverone. Children: Luigi Francesco, Carla Maria, Tanya Elena.
    • father: Luigi Peracchia
    • mother: Ida Magnocavallo
    • spouse: Lillian Mae Leverone
    • children: Luigi Francesco Peracchia
    • Carla Maria Peracchia
    • Tanya Elena Peracchia
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    Born March 31, 1938
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    • 1962
      University Milan
    • 1970 - 1975
      Assistant, professor physiology University Rochester
      New York, United States
    • 1995
      Assistant, professor physiology University Rochester