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Biochemistry researcher

Vincenzo Di Marzo, Italian biochemistry researcher. Achievements include discovery of a relationship between the neuropeptidergic system and biosynthesis of eicosanoids in mammalian lungs; discovery of the mechanisms underlying the biosynthesis of anandamide (an endogenous cannabinoid substance) in neurons. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, Chemical Society Italy, Bio-chemical Society Italy.

Background

Marzo, Vincenzo Di was born on October 30, 1960 in Naples, Italy. Son of Giuseppe and Carmen (Vosa) Di Marzo.

Education

Diploma Chemistry, University Naples, Italy, 1983. Doctor of Philosophy in Biochemistry, University London, 1988.

Career

Research assistant Imperial College department biochemistry, London, 1984-1988. Research associate, group director National Research Council Institute Biochemistry, Naples, since 1988. Research associate Unite 109 L'Inserm Pharmacologie et Neurobiologie, Paris, 1993-1994.

Visiting professor, Faculty of Science, University Salerno, Italy, 1994-1997.

Achievements

  • Achievements include discovery of a relationship between the neuropeptidergic system and biosynthesis of eicosanoids in mammalian lungs. Discovery of the mechanisms underlying the biosynthesis of anandamide (an endogenous cannabinoid substance) in neurons.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to Nature, Journal Biological Chemistry, Bio-chemical Journal, Life Science, Trends Pharmacol. Sciences, Journal Biological Chemistry.

Membership

Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, Chemical Society Italy, Bio-chemical Society Italy.

Connections

Married Maria Eugenia Gabao Lisboa, May 4, 1989 (divorced October 1994). Married Adriana Oliviero, September 30, 1995.

father:
Giuseppe Marzo

mother:
Carmen (Vosa) Di Marzo

spouse:
Maria Eugenia Gabao Lisboa

spouse:
Adriana Oliviero