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toxicologist

Gaston Vettorazzi, Italian toxicologist. Diplomate Academy Toxicological Sciences. Recipient International Society Regulatory Toxicology & Pharmacolgy award.

Background

Vettorazzi, Gaston was born on February 5, 1928 in Trent, Italy. Son of Rudolph and Mary (Dal Canale) Vettorazzi.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, University Milan, 1954. Master of Science, Louisiana State University, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy, Louisiana State University, 1972.

Career

Head, science department American School. Scientist, tropical medicine Ecuador, 1955—1960. Professor & clinical chemist Sao Paulo University, Brazil, 1961—1968.

Associate researcher, food toxicology Louisiana State University, 1968—1972. Senior toxicologist & executive secretary JECFA & JMPR International Program Chemical Safety World Health Organization, Geneva, 1972—1988. Professor, experimental toxicology University Milan, Italy, from 1975.

Director International Toxicology Information Center, San Sebastian, Spain, from 1988, Vettorazzi Associates, San Sebastian, from 1988. Visiting professor, department pathology University Rio de Janeiro. Consultant, organization for MERCOSUL matters of food additives, food contaminents & pesticide safety.

Achievements

  • Diplomate Academy Toxicological Sciences.

Membership

Member of American College Toxicology, International Society Ecotoxicology & Environmental Safety, Institute Food Technology, European Society Toxicology, New York Academy of Sciences, American Society Toxicology, National Academy Medicine Buenos Aires (honorary), Gamma Sigma Delta, Phi Kappa Phi, Sigma Xi.

Connections

Married Mary-Francis Armental Segade. Children: Ariane, Lara.

father:
Rudolph Vettorazzi

mother:
Mary (Dal Canale) Vettorazzi

spouse:
Mary-Francis Armental Segade

child:
Ariane Vettorazzi

child:
Lara Vettorazzi