MASSIMO PETTOELLO-MANTOVANI, MD, PhD

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Education

• La Sapienza University, Rome, Italy (MD/ laude 1983) - Medicine
• Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy  (Fellow 1987) - Clin.Microbiol
• University of Turin/Naples, Italy (PhD 1988) - Pediatric Sciences

Training

1993 Virus Biology Section at Fort Detrick, Maryland - “Laboratory of Tumor Cell Biology” National Cancer Institute, NIH (Bethesda (U.S.A.).

1989-1996 Institute of Pediatrics and Laboratory of Immunology, Dept. of Microbiology and Immunology. Albert Einstein Coll. of Medicine /Center for AIDS Research, NY, USA

1988 Department of Pediatrics, Infectious Diseases. “Federico II” University, Naples, Italy 1987 Department Microbiology, Catholic University of Sacred Heart, Rome, Italy 1983-1986 Department of Pediatrics, Residency Course, “Federico II” University, Naples, Italy

Professional Experience

2003-2017
Current Position: Chief of Pediatrics, University & Research Center of Foggia,
Scientific Institute for Research “Casa Sollievo”, Foggia, Italy

2003-2008 
Visiting, Dept. of Microbiology, Immunology & Pediatrics, AECOM, Yeshiva University, NY, USA

2000-2002
Center for AIDS Research (CFAR), “Research Core Sections of Biohazard” at Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Yeshiva University, New York. USA

1999-2000
Clinical Laboratory. Department of Pediatrics, Division of Allergy & Immunology, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Yeshiva University, New York. USA

1997-1999 
“Howard Hughes Medical Institute”. NIH Research program, AECOM, New York, USA

1989-1996
Dept. Pediatrics, Albert Einstein Coll. of Medicine, Yeshiva University, New York, USA


Awards and Honors

2017 President Italian Society of Pediatric Emergency Medicine - Italy, Puglia Region
2015 Vice-President: European Pediatric Association – the Union of National European Pediatric Societies and Associations, Berlin, Germany
2011 Russian Academy of Medical Sciences, Diplomat Member, Moscow, Russia
2009-14 Secretary General: European Pediatric Association – the Union of National European Pediatric Societies and Associations, Berlin, Germany
2007-15 President Italian Society of Preventive and Social Pediatrics – Italy, Puglia Region
2003 USA Citizenship, granted for outstanding achievements in scientific research
1998-03 Scientific independent Consultant, Italian Consul in New York, USA
1995 Member, New York Academy of Sciences, New York ,USA
1994 USA Classification: “Outstanding Professor and Researcher”, USA Department of Justice/State

GRANTS FOR SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH

During the past 25 years Prof. Pettoello-Mantovani worked at several projects for scientific research receiving grants by private & public institutions, including:
- Center for AIDS Research, New York, USA
- US National Institute of Health (NIH), USA
- Howard Hughes Medical Institute, USA
- CNR (National Council for Scientific Research), It - Dept. of Pediatrics University of Naples, It
- ISS (Italian National Institute of Health) (AIDS International Project) - Ministry of University and Scientific Research, It
- Regional Government of Apulia, It
- Ministry of Industry, It