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biomedical researcher

Luca Scorrano, Italian biomedical researcher. Achievements include discovery of remodelling of mitochondrial cristae during apoptosis; discovery of role of proapoptotic Bachelor of Civil Law-2 family members in controlling endoplasmic reticulum calcium stores; research in role of proteins that shape mitochondria in life and death of the cells. Member of Italian Physician Association.

Background

Scorrano, Luca was born on September 6, 1971 in Padova, Italy. Son of Gianfranco Scorrano and AnnaMaria Rosiello.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, University Padova Medical School, 2000.

Career

Postdoctoral fellow Dana-Farber Cancer Institute, Harvard Medical School, Boston, 2000—2002. Group leader Venetian Institute of Molecular Medicine, Padova, since 2003. Assistant scientist Dulbecco-Telethon Institute, Padova, Italy, since 2003.

Achievements

  • Achievements include discovery of remodelling of mitochondrial cristae during apoptosis. Discovery of role of proapoptotic Bachelor of Civil Law-2 family members in controlling endoplasmic reticulum calcium stores. Research in role of proteins that shape mitochondria in life and death of the cells.

Membership

Member of Italian Physician Association.

Connections

Married Nicoletta Giorgi.

father:
Gianfranco Scorrano

mother:
AnnaMaria Rosiello

spouse:
Nicoletta Giorgi.