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Neurobiologist

Flavia Valtorta, Italian neurobiologist. Achievements include research in the field of understanding the mechanism of action of neurotoxins, the role of protein phosphorylation in learning and memory. Member American Society for Cell Biology, Society of Neurosci.

Background

Valtorta, Flavia was born on April 12, 1957 in Milan. Daughter of Eugenio and Renata (Risi) Valtorta.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, State University, 1982. Postdoctoral degree in anesthesiology, State University, 1985.

Career

Research associate The Rockefeller University, New York City, 1985-1987. Postdoctoral fellow University Milan Medical School, 1988-1990, assistant professor pharmacology, since 1991. Chief laboratory of neurobiology Dibit, S. Raffaele Science Institute, Milan, since 1992.

Adjunct faculty The Rockefeller University, New York City, since 1996.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in the field of understanding the mechanism of action of neurotoxins, the role of protein phosphorylation in learning and memory.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member American Society for Cell Biology, Society of Neurosci.

Connections

Married Fulvio Levrio, September 5, 1987. 1 child, Virginio.

father:
Eugenio Valtorta

mother:
Renata (Risi) Valtorta

spouse:
Fulvio Levrio

child:
Virginio Valtorta