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Medical educator

Adriano Fontana, Swiss medical educator. Achievements include research in pathogenesis of immune mediated diseases of the central nervous system; research in antigen presenting cells in the brain: a functional characterization; research in expression of cytokines in the central nervous system.

Background

Fontana, Adriano was born on August 19, 1946 in Zurich, Switzerland.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, University Zurich, 1973.

Career

Research fellow department microbiology Harvard Medical School, Boston, 1979. Intern department internal medicine University Hospital, Zurich, 1973, resident department internal medicine, 1973—1978, research associate section clinical immunology, 1980—1987, professor ordinarius internal medicine and clinical South Carolina, since 2000. Visiting scientist University Zurich, Institute Molecular Biology II, 1988.

Visiting doctor Mayo Clinic, Rochester, New York, 1992. Visiting doctor department neurology University Munich, 1997. Visiting scientist Harvard Medical School, Center for Neurologic Diseases, Boston, 1997.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in pathogenesis of immune mediated diseases of the central nervous system. Research in antigen presenting cells in the brain: a functional characterization. Research in expression of cytokines in the central nervous system.