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Cardiologist , researcher

Gabriele Fragasso, Italian cardiologist, researcher. Recipient Young Investigator Travel award American Heart Association, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 1989, First prize Rome Cardiology Conference, 1990, finalist Marie Curie award, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.


Fragasso, Gabriele was born on June 18, 1958 in Rome. Son of Luigi and Margherita (Gjoka) Fragasso.


Doctor of Medicine, University Rome, 1982. Specialist in Nuclear Medicine, University Rome, 1985. Specialist in Cardiology, University Catania, Italy, 1990.


Intern 2d Medical Clinical University Rome, 1981-1982. Resident medical officer San Giovanni Hospital, Rome, 1982. Resident in general surgery Fatebenefratelli Hospital, 1982.

Research fellow Royal Postgraduate Medical School, London, 1984-1986. Registrar Science Institute San Raffaele, University Milan, Italy, 1986-1996, senior registrar Italy, 1996—2000, head heart failure unit, since 2000. Member Task Group of European Community concerted on action of Positron Emission Tomography in Cardiology, 1990-1991.


  • Other Work

    • Co-editor Science for People, 1984-1986. Referee European Heart Journal, since 1996, Italian Heart Journal, since 2000. Contributor articles to professional journals.


Volunteer Italian Red Cross, Rome, 1979-1981, Italian Organization Patients' Rights, Rome, 1982-1984, British Society Social Responsibility in Science, London, 1984-1986. Member Board Cardiologists, Board Nuclear Medicine Physicians, European Society Cardiology (coronary circulation working group since 1992, international science committee since 1994, member steering committee syndrome of angina with normal coronary arteries), Society Research and Therapy Heart Failure (president, since 2003).


  • Other Interests

    Alpine skiing, photography, creative writing, trial motorcycling.


Married Dina Garroni, April 27, 1991. Children: Eugenio, Beatrice.

Luigi Fragasso

Margherita (Gjoka) Fragasso

Dina Garroni

Eugenio Fragasso

Beatrice Fragasso