Antonino Belfiore graduated in the Faculty of Medicine and Surgery in 1977 at University of Catania, Italy where he obtained his degree as an endocrinologist. He received his Ph.D. degree in endocrinology and metabolism from the University of Naples, Italy. He is a Full Professor of endocrinology at the University of Catanzaro, Italy. He has been a Research Fellow at the Middlesex Hospital Medical School, London, UK (1985–87), and a Visiting Scientist at the University of California San Francisco, in the field of diabetes and cell biology, USA (1989, 91, 92, and 95). His research interests include clinical and translational research in endocrine-related cancers, with a special focus on thyroid cancer and on the involvement of the IGF system and insulin resistance in cancer.
Biography Updated on 30 November 2010