Mauro Bozzola was born in Galliate (Novara), Italy, in 1947. He received the Medicine degree in 1972 and the Specialization degrees in Pediatrics, Endocrinology and Public Health and Preventive Medicine (summa cum laude)in 1975, 1978 and 1981, respectively. In 1980-1981 and 1984 he was a fellowship at the Department of Paediatric Endocrinology, Hôpital Saint Vincent-de-Paul, Paris. From November 1994 to 2001 M. Bozzola was an Associate Professor of Paediatrics at the University of Pavia and since January 2002 is Full Professor of Paediatrics at University of Pavia, Faculty of Medicine. From 2006 to 2009 was the Director of the Paediatrics Department of the University of Pavia. Actually, he is the Head of the Section of Auxology at IRCCS San Matteo Hospital, Pavia. He is mainly interested in the patho-physiology of growth and growth factors and he has a wide clinical experinece in childhood endocrine disorders. In 1989 M. Bozzola was Vice-president of the Italian Society of Paediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes. He is a member of the Italian Society of Paediatrics, the Italian Society of Paediatric Endocrinology and Diabetes, the Italian Society of Endocrinology and the European Society for Paediatric Endocrinology.
Biography Updated on 14 October 2010