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Present position: Full Professor of Endocrinology; Director, Endocrinology Division and Department of Medicine Garibaldi-Nesima Hospital, Catania; Director, Post-Graduate School in Endocrinology. Education and Degrees: MD in 1966, specialist in Hematology and Metabolic Disease (1969), Nuclear Medicine (1971) and Endocrinology (1975). Resident, Internal Medicine and Metabolism, University of California, San Francisco, USA (1976-77) and then Visiting Professor, Diabetes Research, Department of Medicine and Physiology, University of California, San Francisco, USA. Scientific Societies and Representative Organizations: Past-President of the Italian Society of Diabetology, the Italian Society of Endocrinology and the College of professors of Endocrinology and Metabolism, Italy. Member, Council of the European Thyroid Association (1984-88); Member Health Advisory Board (Consiglio Superiore Sanit), Ministry of Health, Italy (1988-93); Member, Scientific Committee AIRC (Italian Association for Cancer Research) (1993-99 and 2003-2009). Member, National Committee for Continuous Medical Education, (2001-present). Member, National Council for Research, Ministry of Public Health, Italy (2010-present). Scientific Awards: Fullbright (USA) 1976; Italo-American Med. Education Foundation (USA) 1978; Societ Italiana Endocrinologia (Italy) 1988; ALGEPA, CEE (Paris) 1996; Italian Society for Diabetes (Italy) 2004. Scientific Interests: Major scientific interest in Endocrinology, Metabolism and Oncology, with specific reference to tumors of endocrine glands and hormone-dependent tumors. Over 290 papers in internationally (citation index) recognized journals.