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Dr. Giulio Tarro Lauded by Marquis Who’s Who for Accomplishments in Virology


Dr. Tarro is responsible for the discovery of an RSV virus related to infant deaths in Naples

NAPLES, ITALY, September 23, 2016, Dr. Giulio Tarro has been included in Marquis Who’s Who. As in all Marquis Who’s Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Beginning in 1966, Dr. Tarro’s illustrious 50-year career has been comprised of notable achievements in virology, microbiology, and immunology. After earning an MD from the University of Naples Federico II, Dr. Tarro became an assistant in medical pathology at his alma mater. He then became a research fellow at the National Research Council, and by the fellowship’s end, he was an assistant professor of research pediatrics and a research associate in the division of virology and cancer research at the University of Cincinnati College’s Medicine and Children’s ” Hospital. Further, he taught oncologic virology and microbiology and immunology at the University of Naples Federico IPs College of Medicine and School of Specialization and was the chief of the virology division at D. Cotugno Hospital Infectious Diseases. Dr. Tarro had also obtained a postgraduate degree in nervous diseases and a Ph.D. in virology. He went on to become the research chief for the National Research Council.

Dr. Tarro’s academic and professional achievements continued to overlap as the decades passed, with each accomplishment earning the virologist more national and international recognition than the last. Following his Ph.D., Dr. Tarro earned a postgraduate degree in medical and biological sciences from Roman Academy, an honorary degree in medicine from Pro-Deo State University, an honorary degree in immunology from St. Theodora Academy, an honorary degree in bioethics from Constantinian University, an honorary Master of Science in biomedical technology from Assam University, and an honorary degree in social sciences from Bonakè University. At the same time, he became the president of the ethic committee and the head of the diagnostic laboratories in the department of infectious diseases at D. Cotugno Hospital. At last, in 2006, he retired.

Prior to Dr. Tarro’s retirement, he held an abundance of career-related positions. He was on the National Committee on Health and was the science coordinator of extracorporeal hyperthermia in HCV patients at First Circle Medical. To remain abreast of industry advancements, Dr. Tarro maintained affiliations with the International League of Doctors against Vivisection, the Italian Society Immuno-Oncology, and the American Association for Cancer Research.

For his remarkable accomplishments, Dr. Tarro has been featured in the 32nd through 37th editions of Who’s Who in Finance and Business, the 48th through 70th editions of Who’s Who in America, the 1st through 8th editions of Who’s Who in Medicine and Healthcare, the 1st through 12th editions of Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, and the 10th through 33rd editions of Who’s Who in the World.


Giulio Tarro


Occupation: virologist

Born: Messina, Italy, July 9,1938



MD, University Naples, 1962

Postgrad, in nervous diseases, University Naples, 1968

PhD in Virology, University Naples, 1971

Postgrad, in medical and biological scis., Roman Academy, 1979

Degree in medicine (hon.), University Pro Deo, Albany, New York, 1989

Degree in immunology (hon.), St. Theodora Academy, New York, 1991

Degree in bioethics (hon.), Constantinian University, Cranston, Rhode Island, 1996

MSc in Biomed. Techs, (hon.), ASAM University, Rome, 2008

Degree in Social Scis. (hon.), Bonakè University, Abidjan, Cote d’lvoire, 2010



Emeritus, D. Cotugno Hospital Infectious Diseases, Naples, Italy, 2006—

Research associate division virology and cancer research, Children’s Hospital, Cincinnati, Ohio, 1965-68

Assistant in medical pathology, Naples University, Italy, 1964-66

Head department diagnostic laboratories, D. Cotugno Hospital Infectious Diseases, Naples, Italy, 2003—2006

President ethic committee, D. Cotugno Hospital Infectious Diseases, Naples, Italy, 1998—2007

Chief division virology, D. Cotugno Hospital Infectious Diseases, Naples, Italy, 1973—2006

Professor microbiology and immunology School Specialization, University Naples, 1972—2006

Professor oncologic virology College Medicine, University Naples, 1971-85

Research chief, National Research Council, Naples, 1974

Research fellow, National Research Council, Naples, 1966-74

Assistant professor research pediatrics, University Cincinnati College Medicine, 1968-69


Career Related:

Worldwide lecturer, pub. speaker, sci. conferences; senior scientist National Cancer Institute Frederick Center, Maryland, 1973; project director National Cancer Institute, Bethesda, Maryland, 1971-75; education minister rep. Zoological Station, Naples, 1975-79; consultant Italian Pharmacotherapic Institute, Rome, 1980-98, medical director, 2006-07; national committee on bioethics, 1995-98; ethics committee Basilicata Oncologic Hospital, 2005-13; president De Beaumont Bonelli Foundation Cancer Research, Naples, 1978—, European Group Economic Interest, Research and Devel., Naples, 2003-07, Campania Tech. and Ecology Center, 2004-12; dean faculty natural and physical scis. Nobile Accademia di Santa Teodora Imperatrice, 1993-2003; department head medicine Naples People University, 2000-05; sci. coordinator extracorporeal hyperthermia in HCV patients First Circle Medical, Minneapolis, 2000-03; vice chairman, general secretary sci. adv. board Unihart Biotech Pharmaceutical, London, 2005-07; chairman committee on biotechs. and virusphere World Academy Biomed. Techs., United Nations Educational, Paris, 2007-; adjunct professor department biology Temple University College Sci. and Tech., Philadelphia, 2007—, president sci. committee Moravia University Gonzaga Institute Naples, 2008-09, president Norman Academy Rome, 2009-, national committee on health, 2015.


Creative Works:

Author: Virologia Oncologica, 1979, Patologia dellAIDS, 1991, Con il Cancro si Può Vivere, 1992, AIDS Cosa Possiamo Fare Cosa Dobbiamo Sapere, 1994, Pocket File Research Collection, 1997, 6th edition, 2003, To Prevent Is To Win, 1998, Bioethics and Culture of Prevention, 2001, Health Without Borders, 2004, 5th edition, 2012, Safety No Limits, 2008, Campania Land of Poisons, 2012, Medicine is Life, 2013, Cancer Should be Only a Zodiac Sign, 2014; editor-in-chief: International Journal Clinical Investigation, 2000—10, Cotugno News, 2003—09, Fratres, 2004—, Journal of Vaccine Research and Development, 2015; contributor more than 490 articles to professional journals



Decorated Commander National Order of Merit, Star of Europe, knight grand cross Sovereign Constantinian Order St. George, gt. officer Italian Republic; recipient International Lenghi award Lincei Academy, 1969, Gold Microscope award Italian Health Minister, 1973, Knights of Humanity award International Register of Chivalry, Malta, 1978, Gold medal of culture President Italian Republic, 1975, Culture award, 1985, 1st prize in biomed. research, Italian Academy Arts and Scis., 1987, Castello di Pietrarossa award, Italy, 1991, Gold Cesare award Padova, 1991, Gold Little Horse, Transnat. European Federation, Rome 1996, King Manfredi award and Silverplate President Italian rep. Manfredonia, 1999, Equestris Ordinis S. Sepulcri of Jerusalem, Rome, 1999, Gold medal of health President Italian Republic, 1999, Saint Catherin award, Siena, 2003, Sorrento in the World award, 2004, Medal of Culture Ministry, 2005, Knight of Solidarity International award Norman Academy, Rome, 2006, St. Pio for Peace award City of Fiuggi, 2006, Tables of Law award International Association Catholic Apostleship, Naples, 2006, 32nd Casentino International award in medicine Poppi-Arezzo, 2007, Grand Cross International Academy State Wyoming, 2008, award President Italian Rep, Silver medal, 2004, 2008, Lifetime Achievement award, Sbarro Health Research Orgn.Phila., 2009, National award for solidarity Fratres St. Giovanni La Punta, 2010, Global Education Sanremo award, 2011, International Peace award, 2011, Grand Prix Solidarite Dem. Rep. Congo, 2010, Gold medal, Norman Academy, Rome, International prize, Le Muse, Florence, 2012, Gold medal for 50 Years MD, Rilancio Italia award, Rome, 2013, Knight Grand Cross Cernetic Imperial Order, Belgrade, 2013, Wojtila-Roncalli International award, 2013, Gold Colosseum award, Rome, 2015.



Achievements include patents in field of first link of yiruses to human cervical cancer; discovery of RSV virus in infant deaths in Naples and of tumor liberated protein as a tumor associated antigen, 55 kilodalton protein overexpressed in lung tumors and other epithelial adenocarcinomas; Flu virus expert, 2015 (OMICS group)



President Sci. Cultural Committee, Torre Annunziata, Italy, 1984, Tumor Prevention Association, Rome, 1984; member academy senate Constantinian University, Providence, 1990, University Pro Deo, New York, 1994; hon. academy University Sancti Cyrilli, Valletta, Malta, 2001; member UNESCO-Hebrew University Jerusalem International School Molecular Biology and Microbiology, hon. rector Ruggero II University, Florida, 2003, president, 2013-. Major Italian Navy, 1982-84, lieutenant colonel, 1993-95, member UN International Computing Sci. Academy, 1997, member Lions Foundation, 1990-91



Fellow: American Association for the Advancement of Science; mem.: International Society Neurovirology, Tu es Petrus (Vatican City) (sci. committee member), Royal House Aranan (Philippine) (Gold medal 2012), Am. Chemical Society, European Society Clinical Virology, New York Academy Scis., National Order Journalists, AIDS Society Asia and the Pacific, Association Reserve Prevention of Cancer (sci. committee 1995), Italian Association Viral Study and Research (president 1995—2008, hon. president 2009—), Italian Society Immuno-Oncology (vice president 1975—, president 1990—2008), International League Drs. for Abolition of Vivisection 1992—2012, International Association Leukemias, Am. Association Cancer Research, Am. Society Microbiology (people to people ambassador to South Africa 2010), Academy History Sanitary Art (hon.), Rotary, Lions (president Pompei chapter 1987—89, president committee fight cancer 1989—90, vice governor district 1991—92, president committee fight cancer 1992—94, president committee sci. and life 1994—95, president committee fight drug addiction and AIDS 1995—97, president committee transplant and donations 1998—99, president committee oncology 2000—02, president committee on stem cells 2002—03, district director operative area ethics and social solidarity 2003—04, president Pompei chapter 2004—06, district director operative area health and research 2006—14, LISC international director 2012—14, director rare diseases 2013—15, board vice president 2014—15, district director rare diseases 2014—15, Melvin Jones fellow 1993, 2004, 2008, 2010, 1995)



Roman Catholic



Son of Emanuele and Emanuela (Iannello) Tarro; 1 adopted child Giuseppe.