Alessandro Amore was born in Cosenza in 1958. He received the M.D. degree in 1983 (summa cum laude) and specialized in nephrology in 1988 (summa cum laude). In 2002, he received the Ph.D. degree in experimental paediatric, University of Torino. In 1986 for 3 months and then in 1989 and 1996 for one year, he was a Research Fellow and then an Associate Professor at Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, USA, directed by Professor S. N. Emancipator and M. Lamm. He is currently a Professor of nephrology at the University of Torino, Italy. His field of interest is immunological aspects, at a molecular level, of nephrology, dialysis, and transplantation. Moreover, he developed many studies on biocompatibility of dialysis devices. In particular, he is an expert in IgA nephropathy, in nitric oxide, and transcriptional factors. He has been awarded 4 times among the Authors of the 6 best Abstracts at the European Nephrology and Dialysis Congress. He was a recipient of the Fellowship of the Italian-American Society of Nephrology and of Petrella Award. Amore is the author of more than 100 papers cited in PuBMed and of more than 20 chapters in International Books (including Oxford Book of Clinical Nephrology and Pediatric Nephrology). He was the Vice President of the Italian Society of Pediatric Nephrology, the President of the Italian Group of Cell Biology and of the Italian Group of Renal Immunopathology. He was nominated President of the Scientific Committee for the next Italian Meeting of Nephrology.
Biography Updated on 12 November 2009