Cesare Mancuso was born in Catanzaro (Italy) on March 7, 1969. In 1993 he became M.D. and in 1997 received the Ph.D. in Neuroscience, both from the Catholic University School of Medicine (UCSC) in Rome. Currently he is Assistant Professor of Pharmacology at the Institute of Pharmacology of the UCSC. Cesare Mancuso’s primary field of interest is the role of the heme oxygenase/biliverdin reductase system in the regulation of the cell stress response. He co-authored 131 publications, among which 74 papers in peer-review journals (total impact factor 332.626, h-index 27). From May 1999 to October 2000 Cesare Mancuso visited the Dept. of Medicine, Duke University Medical Center (Durham, NC, USA) and the Dept. of Pharmacology, University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, PA, USA). In 2001 Cesare Mancuso received the research award by the Italian “Consiglio Nazionale delle Ricerche”. In 2002 he received a grant from the “Ministero dell’Università e della Ricerca Scientifica e Tecnologica” (MIUR), Young Investigators Project and in 2007-2011 grants from the UCSC and Regione Calabria. Cesare Mancuso is coordinator of a Research Project PRIN 2009 of the MIUR. In 2007 he received the Galeno Prize (Italian Edition) for excellence in preclinical and clinical research in the category “young investigator” and in 2008 a special mention to the Alberico Benedicenti Prize for pharmacological and toxicological research. Since 2000 Cesare Mancuso was member of the Scientific Board of several International Conferences and joined the Editorial Board of the international peer-reviewed journals Biogerontology (2007), Medical Gas Research (2011) and Journal of Neurodegenerative diseases (2012). From 2009 Cesare Mancuso is Reviewing Editor for the Antioxidants and Redox Signaling journal, Guest Editor for the International Journal of Alzheimer Disease and reviewer for research grants submitted to the Alzheimer’s Association.
Biography Updated on 18 October 2012