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Internist , researcher

Luigi Fontana, Italian internist, researcher. Achievements include first to long-term effects of calorie restriction on aging in humans. Recipient Internal Medicine Studentship award, Italian Ministry University and Research, 1994; Metabolism scholarship, 1999.

Background

Fontana, Luigi was born on April 22, 1969 in Trento, Italy. Son of Antonietta Iozzi and Giovanni Fontana.

Education

Doctor of Medicine honors, Verona Medical School, Italy, 1994. Doctor of Philosophy, Padova School Medicine, Italy, 2004.

Career

Resident, internal & emergency medicine University Hospital, Verona University School Medicine, Italy, 1994—1999. Consultant, department respiratory diseases University Hospital, 1999. Consultant, department internal medicine Tione Hospital, 2001—2004.

Research instructor medicine, department internal medicine, division geriatrics and nutritional science Washington University School Medicine, St. Louis, 2002—2005. Scientist Division Food Science, Human Nutrition and Health Italian National Institute Health, Rome, since 2004. Research assistant professor medicine, division geriatrics and nutritional science, center for human nutrition Washington University School Medicine, since 2005.

Lecturer, endocrinology and metabolism, department internal medicine University Rome “La Sapienza” Medical School, since 2005. Research, fellow Centre Cardiovasc. Biology and Medicine King's College, London, 1996—1997.

Achievements

  • Achievements include first to long-term effects of calorie restriction on aging in humans.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Poetry, philosophy, painting, sculpting.

Connections

Life partner Laura Piccio.

father:
Antonietta Iozzi

mother:
Giovanni Fontana