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Cell biologist

Roberto Montesano, Italian cell biologist. Achievements include development of an in vitro model of blood vessel formation, identification of a molecular messenger that determines the architecture of epithelial tissues. Recipient Doctor Cloetta award Max Cloetta Foundation, Zurich, 1985, Mack Forster award European Society Clinical Investigation, Vienna, 1992.

Background

Montesano, Roberto was born on June 2, 1948 in Guidizzolo, Italy. Son of Enrico and Luigina (Pedri) Montesano.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Liceo Scientifico Mantova, 1966. Doctor of Medicine, University Parma, 1972.

Career

Assistant Institute Histology University Parma, Italy, 1972-1973. From assistant to professor department morphology University Geneva, Switzerland, since 1974.

Achievements

  • Achievements include development of an in vitro model of blood vessel formation, identification of a molecular messenger that determines the architecture of epithelial tissues.

Connections

Married Maria Josefa Gonzalez-Pages, June 30, 1987. 1 child, Laetitia.

father:
Enrico Montesano

mother:
Luigina (Pedri) Montesano

spouse:
Maria Josefa Gonzalez-Pages

child:
Laetitia Montesano