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Gaetano Cairo Edit Profile

Biologist , educator

Gaetano Cairo, Italian biologist, educator. Achievements include research in iron metabolism. Member of American Society Biochemistry Molecular Biology, International BioIron Society.

Background

Cairo, Gaetano was born on October 8, 1951 in Codogno, Italy. Son of Giovanni Cairo and Margherita Folli.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy in Biological Sciences, University Pavia, Italy, 1975. Doctor of Philosophy in Agricultural Sciences, University Milan, 1982.

Career

Research associate National Research Council, Milan, 1982—1998. Associate professor University Milan, School Medicine, 1998—2002, full professor, since 2002. Director Institute General Pathology, University Milan School Medicine, since 2004.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in iron metabolism.

Membership

Member of American Society Biochemistry Molecular Biology, International BioIron Society.

Connections

Married Maria Rosa Merli, March 30, 1985. Children: Giovanni, Silvia.

father:
Giovanni Cairo

mother:
Margherita Folli

spouse:
Maria Rosa Merli

children:
Giovanni Cairo

Silvia Cairo