Gianluigi Vendemiale was born in Italy in 1954. He received a degree in medicine and surgery (full score), University of Bari, 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 ot 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 geriatrics at the Department of Medical Sciences, University of Foggia, as a Chief of the Internal Medicine Unit at the Hospital Casa Sollievo della Sofferenza (IRCCS) in San Giovanni Rotondo, and as the Director of the Postdoctoral School of Medical and Experimental Sciences at the University of Foggia.
Biography Updated on 31 March 2011