Giovanni Battista Ferrero
Giovanni Battista Ferrero
affiliation: Università di Torino
research area(s): Genetics And Genomics, Experimental Medicine
Course: Biomedical Sciences and Human Oncology
University/Istitution: Università di Torino
Predoctoral training, 1988-1989: Dep of Pediatrics, University of Torino. Research project: Molecular basis of phenylketonuria in Italy.

PhD school, 1990-1993: Department of Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas. Research projects : Construction of a high resolution deletion map and YAC overlap cloning of the human Xp22 region; positional cloning of ZIC3, a gene involved in human situs anomalies

Residency, 1993-1994: University of Torino, Pediatrics

Definition of the molecular bases and follow-up strategies of malformation syndromes. Most recently he has been collaborating in the definition of the molecular physiopathology and clinical assessment of Noonan and Beckwith-Wiedemann syndromes.Moreover he has been working on the definition of genotype/phenotype correlations in a cohort of patients presenting with multysistemic developmental anomalies and genomic lesions identified with the CGH array technology.
Author of 60 original papers, he is a member of the European and Italian Societies of Human Genetics and the Italian Society of Pediatrics.

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