Giulio Filippo TarroMD, PhD
Giulio (Filippo Giacomo) Tarro, born in Messina on 9-7-38 graduated with honors in Medicine and Surgery at the University of Naples in 1962, where he studied with Prof. F. Magrassi problems of antiviral chemotherapy. Captain of Corvette of the Italian Navy and later of Fregata. Former Professor of Virological Oncology of the University of Naples, primary emeritus of the "D. Cotugno ", was" scientific son "by Albert B. Sabin. They first studied the association of viruses with some human tumors at the University of Cincinnati, Ohio, where Giulio Tarro was a research collaborator in the virology and cancer research division of the Children's Hospital (1965-68) and then assistant professor of pediatric research at the College of Medicine (1968-69).
He is Researcher of the National Research Council (CNR) and of the National Cancer Institute (USA) in Frederick, Maryland, was a forerunner of the diagnosis and immunological therapy of tumors and coordinator of extracorporeal hyperthermia in patients with hepatitis C for the First Circle Medicine of Minneapolis. He discovered the cause of the so-called "dark evil of Naples", isolating the respiratory syncytial virus in children with bronchiolitis. Great official of the Order of Merit of the Republic, has obtained numerous awards. Among the many we mention: the Lenghi Prize of the Accademia dei Lincei, the conferment of gold medals by the President of the Republic, on the proposal of the Ministry of Education and the Ministry of Health, various Italian honorary citizenships and honorary degrees 'abroad.
In 1996 he became a journalist and became a journalist; has received the "authority card" (author) of the Ministry for Cultural Heritage and Activities for the numerous scientific and popular publications. Life President of the Foundation de Beaumont Bonelli (DPR 3-1-78) for cancer research and the Commission on Virosphere Biotechnologies, WABT (World Academy of Biomedical Technologies) UNESCO. Adjunct professor of the Department of Biology at Temple University of Philadelphia, he was president of the Consortium Society of the Campania Region, the Center for Technologies and the Environment (CCTA) and of the International League of Physicians against Vivisection (LIMAV).