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researcher , Biomedical engineer

Massimo Maria Trucco, Italian biomedical engineer, researcher. Achievements include patents filed for polymers of oligonucleotide probes as the bound ligand used in reverse dot blots; for nucleotide and amino acid sequence of NKR-P1, a signal transduction molecule on rat natural killer cells. National Institutes of Health grantee.

Background

Trucco, Massimo Maria was born on May 29, 1948 in Savona, Italy. Came to the United States, 1980. Son of Gino and Carolina (Scarpa) Trucco.

Education

Doctor of Medicine, University Torino School Medicine, Italy, 1974.

Career

Fellow Institute Medical Genetics University Torino School Medicine, Italy, 1974-1976, resident in pediatrics Regina Margherita Children's Hospital Italy, 1974-1977. Assistant professor University Turin, 1977. Visiting assistant professor Medical Research Council Laboratories of Molecular Biology, Cambridge, England, 1977-1978.

Member staff Basel (Switzerland) Institute for Immunology, 1978-1980. Assistant professor The Wistar Institute, Philadelphia, 1981-1986. Associate professor department pathology, pediatrics and human genetics University Pittsburgh School Medicine, 1986-1990, head division immunogenetics, department pediatrics, since 1990, professor department pediatrics pathology and human genetics, since 1991, Hillman Professor Pediatric Immunology.

Member Pittsburgh Cancer Institute, since 1986. Founder, director Pediatric Research Section, University Pittsburgh Diabetes Institute. Director Juvenile Diabetes Foundation Center for Gene Theraphy Approaches to Type 1 Diabetes, Children's Hospital Pittsburgh Histocompatibility Center.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patents filed for polymers of oligonucleotide probes as the bound ligand used in reverse dot blots. For nucleotide and amino acid sequence of NKR-P1, a signal transduction molecule on rat natural killer cells.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member of American Association Immunologists, Societia Italiana Dibetologia, Society Pediatric Research, American Society Clinical Investigation, New York Academy of Sciences, American Diabetes Association, American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Society for Histocompatibility and Immunogentics, Italian Society Immunology and Immunopathology, Italian Society of Medical Genetics.

Connections

Married Giuliana A. Scansetti, August 5, 1976. Children: Sara, Matteo, Elisa.

father:
Gino Trucco

mother:
Carolina (Scarpa) Trucco

spouse:
Giuliana A. Scansetti

child:
Elisa Trucco

child:
Sara Trucco

child:
Matteo Trucco