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Gianvito Martino

neurologist , biomedical research administrator

Gianvito Martino, Italian biomedical research administrator, neurologist. Achievements include research in dissecting immunological mechanisms underlying autoimmune diseases of central nervous system; establishment and development of novel gene therapy approaches for treatment of demyelinating disorders.

Background

Martino, Gianvito was born on August 9, 1962 in Bergamo, Italy. Son of Nicola Martino and Mirella Finazzi.

Education

Medical degree, University Pavia, Italy, 1987. Specialization in neurology, University Pavia, Italy, 1991.

Career

Research assistant San Raffaele Hospital, Milan, 1990-1991, research assistant department biotechnology, 1992-1997, head of biomedical research unit department biotechnology, since 1998. Visiting scientist Karolinska Institute, Stockholm, 1990. Research associate University Chicago, 1991-1992.

Coordinator European School Neuroimmunology, since 1999. Secretary International School Multiple Sclerosis, since 1999. Non-tenured professor University Pavia, 1995, University Milan, since 1999.

Staff member Basic Science Center in Neurobiology, Giovanni Armenise-Harvard Foundation, Milan, since 1999.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in dissecting immunological mechanisms underlying autoimmune diseases of central nervous system. Establishment and development of novel gene therapy approaches for treatment of demyelinating disorders.

Membership

President Non-profit Cultural Association Sinapsi, Bergamo, Italy, 1999. Lieutenant Military Health Care Systems, 1988-1989. Member International Society Neuroimmunology, Italian Association Neuroimmunology (secretary treasurer since 1998), European Neurological Society, American Academy Neurology, Italian Society Neurology, Italian Association Neuroimmunology, Italian Society Immunology.

Connections

Married Cristina Corsini, February 3, 1964. Children: Nicolò, Francesca.

father:
Nicola Martino

mother:
Mirella Finazzi

spouse:
Cristina Corsini

children:
Nicolò Martino

Francesca Martino