Gianluigi Vendemiale was born in Italy, in 1954. He received a degree in medicine and surgery (full score), University of Bari, Italy, in 1980, and the specialty in internal medicine (summa cum laude) from the same University, in 1985. In 1982, he was appointed as a Research Fellow at the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in New York, NY, USA, where he studied the mechanisms of toxicity of alcohol and drugs as well as some cellular protection systems. He has been involved in studies concerning the mechanisms of antioxidant defence systems, their subcellular compartmentation and alteration, the mitochondrial energy metabolism, and the redox status of proteins and lipids, in relation to experimental, human pathologies, and ageing. He received a GCP training during previous clinical trials conducted. He works as a Full Professor of Internal Medicine and Geriatrics at the Department of Medical and Surgical Sciences, University of Foggia.
Biography Updated on 19 May 2014