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biogerontologist , Gastroenterologist

Francesco Marotta, Italian Gastroenterologist. Recipient Best Paper award Japan Surgery Society Association, Nagoya, 1995; named Silver Medal Visiting Professor, Shinshu U., Matsumoto, Japan, 1994; Travel grantee Asian/Pacific Gastroenterol. Association, Yokohama, Japan, 1996. Member American College Gastroenterology, New York Academy Science.


Marotta, Francesco was born on January 15, 1957 in Augusta, Siracusa, Italy. Son of Giuseppe and Anna (Maltese) Marotta.


Doctor of Medicine, Catania (Italy) U., 1981; Gastroenterology Board, Catania (Italy) U., 1986.


Research fellow gastroenterology department University Catania, 1981-1982. Registrar gastroenterology department University Cape Town, South Africa, 1983-1986. Doctor of Philosophy research fellow surgical gastroenterolgoy department University Hirosaki, Japan, 1986-1989.

Japan Ministry of Science fellow National Cancer Center, Tokyo, 1989-1990. Gastroenterology consultant Liver unit Niguarda Hospital, Milan, 1990-1993. Chief consultant Gastroenterology Service St. Anna Hospital, Como, Italy, since 1993.

Chief endoscopy unit Son of Giuseppe Hospital, Milan. Professor Who-Center for Biotech and Natural Medicine,U. Milano. Research consultant ECONUM Laboratory, Villeneuve d'Ascq, France, 1988, Osato Research Institute, Gigu, Japan, 1993, Shianxi Hosp-Gastroenterology Department, Xian, China, 1995, Japan/China Corporation, Tokyo, 1995.

Science director Noguchi Memorial Research Institute, Nagoya, Japan. Special guest Digestive Disease Week, Japan, 1999. Vice president MediWeb Company, 2000.

Gastroenterology expert Lloyd's Register, London. Guest speaker Japan The Communications Advertising and Marketing Association, 2001, 02. Guest lecturer China Pancreatology Association, 2003, Egyptian HBP, 2003.

Consultant in biogerontology University Pavia, Department Urology. Guest lecturer Asia-Oceania Gerontology Congress, 2003, Herb-Spice and Natural Prodcut Conference, Canada, 2003, ASia-Pacific Association Study of Liver, 2004.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


Member of Japan Pancreas Society (chair 2002), Italian Association Study Pancreas (president meeting 2001), New York Academy of Sciences, American College Gastroenterology.


  • Other Interests

    Avocations: running, karate, music, art, history.


Married Antonella Galizia, May 23, 1992. Children: Katherine, Carole.

Giuseppe Marotta

Anna (Maltese) Marotta

Antonella Galizia

Katherine Marotta

Carole Marotta