Prof.

DONOFRIO Gaetano

Professore di I fascia
Strada del Taglio, 10 43126 PARMA
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Present Professional Position:

Professor in Animal Infectious Disease at the Department of Medical-Veterinary Science, University of Parma (Italy).

Adjunct Professor at Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health, Washington State University, College of Veterinary Medicine, Pullman, USA.

Description of Qualifications, Institutions where and Dates on which they were obtained:

First class honour degree in Veterinary Medicine 21-06-91, Parma (Italy)

Ph.D. in Molecular Biotechnology 12-08-95, Perugia/Edinburgh (U.K.), Roslin Institute/Parma

Post-doctoral position, 01-01-96, Edinburgh (U.K.), Roslin Institute

Research fellow in the Department of Neuropathology of Zurich University under the supervision of Professor Adriano Aguzzi, on a project concerning Gene-Immunotherapy approach to Prion Disease.

Previous Professional Posts of Interest or Relevance:

1997: From the first of July to the end of August, short term fellowship at Royal Dick School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Edinburgh (U.K.)

1998: From the first of July to the end of August, short term fellowship at Department of Patho-biology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Auburn (U.S.A.)

1999: From the first of July to the end of August, short term fellowship at Department of Patho-biology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Auburn (U.S.A.)

2000: From the first of July to the end of August, short term fellowship at Department of Patho-biology, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Auburn (U.S.A.)

2001-2002: One year Research fellow in the Department of Neuropathology of Zurich University under the supervision of Professor Adriano Aguzzi, on a project concerning Gene-Immunotherapy approach to Prion Disease.

2006: From the first of July to the end of August, short term fellowship at Department of Clinical Science, Royal Veterinary College, University of London (U.K.)

2007: From the first of July to the end of August, short term fellowship at Department of Clinical Science, Royal Veterinary College, University of London (U.K.)

2008: From the first of July to the end of September, as a Wellcome Trust fellowship recipient at Department of Clinical Science, Royal Veterinary College, University of London (U.K.)

2009: From the first of July to the end of August, short term fellowship at Department of Reproductive Immunology, Swansea University (U.K.)

2011: From the 3th of October to the 3th of November, short term fellowship at Vaccine and Gene Therapy Institute, Oregon Primate Research Center, Beaverton, Portland, U.S.A.

2015: Adjunct Professor at Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health, Washington State University, College of Veterinary Medicine, Pullman, USA.

Main research interests:

1) Development and employment of BoHV-4 as a gene delivery vector for vaccinology and oncolysis.
2) Involvement of BoHV-4 in bovine post-partum metritis.
3) Viral vector mediated gene transfer for Myeloma cells.
4) Non-viral gene transfer.
5) Development of models for lung inflammation based on in vivo image analysis (industry).

Attraction of funding

1) National Competitive: National Coordinator PRIN 2005/2005078885; PRIN 2008/2008MNPRP2; Local Coordinator PRIN 2010-2011/2010LLXR94¬_004.
2) International Competitive: Unite the States Derpartment of Agriculture 2014/2018 (59-2090-5-001F).
3) Industry contracts: CHIESI farmaceutici, BIOGEN Inc USA.

Scientific Production:
H-index 23 for 97 papers published on peer reviewed indexed international journals

Please see the full list of papers published on peer reviewed indexed international journals as extracted from SCOPUS

Anno accademico di espletamento: 2019/2020

Anno accademico di espletamento: 2018/2019

Anno accademico di espletamento: 2017/2018

Anno accademico di espletamento: 2016/2017

Anno accademico di espletamento: 2015/2016

Anno accademico di espletamento: 2014/2015

Anno accademico di espletamento: 2013/2014

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