Michael A. Gallo, Ph.D., D.A.B.T.

Professor Emeritus Rutgers UniversityEOHSI – Toxicology
Work EOHSI Room 408 170 Frelinghuysen Rd Piscataway NJ 08854 Work Phone: 848-445-0170 Work Fax: 732-445-4161
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Biographical Info

Dr. Gallo is a Professor in the Rutgers-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School Department of Environmental and Occupational Medicine. He is a Diplomate of the American Board of Toxicology, and a Fellow of the Academy of Toxicological Sciences. Dr Gallo is an Adjunct Professor both in the School of Public Health and in the Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology in the Ernest Mario School of Pharmacy of Rutgers University. He is a founding member of the Environmental and Occupational Health Sciences Institute where he served as Director of Toxicology, and as Director of the NIEHS Center of Excellence. He was the founding Director of the Cancer Institute of New Jersey and Associate Dean for Research. Dr. Gallo is a renowned toxicologist with expertise in the area of dioxins and PCBs, experimental models in pharmacology and toxicology, cytoplasmic and cell surface receptors, hormone biology and mechanisms of hormonal and environmental carcinogenesis. His avocation is History of Toxicology. Dr. Gallo served on several NIH committees including the ALTOX-4 Study Section, Chair of the Board of Scientific Councilors of the National Toxicology Program, and member of the NIEHS Board of Councilors. He also served as Chair of the NCI Centers Review committee, as well as a member of several NAS/NRC Expert committees including Drinking Water and Health; Pesticides in the Diets of Infants and Children; Risk Assessment Methodology; and the National Research Council/Institute of Medicine Roundtable on Environmental Health Sciences, Research and Medicine. He served the US-EPA as a member of the Scientific Advisory Board, and the Dioxin Review Science Advisory Board. Dr. Gallo was Chair of the New Jersey Governor’s Pesticide Control Council, and the New Jersey Cancer Risk Commission. Dr. Gallo serves as a consultant to the academic, government and private sectors.

Research Areas

Dioxins; Experimental Models; Pharmacology and Toxicology; Ocular Toxicity; Cytoplasmic Receptors; Hormones; Mechanisms of Carcinogenesis; Cell Surface Receptors; and Chemical Carcinogenesis

Scholarly Activities

  • 2011: Society of Toxicology Education Award
  • 2001: Chair, Hormonal Carcinogenesis Gordon Research Conference
  • 2000: Ambassador of Toxicology, Mid-Atlantic Society of Toxicology
  • 1985: Chair, Mechanisms of Toxicity Gordon Research Conference
  • 1985: UMDNJ Exceptional Merit Award
  • 1979: Russell Sage College Outstanding Alumni
  • 1971-1972: NIH Post Doctoral Fellow
  • 1968-1971 NIH Pre-Doctoral Fellow

Recent Publications

  1. Larrosa-Haro, A, Abundis-Castro, L, Contreras, MB, Gallo, MJ, Peña-Quintana, L, Targa Ferreira, CH, Nacif, PA, Vázquez-Frías, R, Bravo, S, Muñoz-Urribarri, AB et al.. Epidemiologic trend of pediatric inflammatory bowel disease in Latin America: The Latin American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (LASPGHAN) Working Group. Rev Gastroenterol Mex (Engl Ed). 2021; :. doi: 10.1016/j.rgmxen.2021.07.004. PubMed PMID:34518143
  2. Dalle Vacche, S, Karunakaran, V, Patrucco, A, Zoccola, M, Douard, L, Ronchetti, S, Gallo, M, Schreier, A, Leterrier, Y, Bras, J et al.. Valorization of Byproducts of Hemp Multipurpose Crop: Short Non-Aligned Bast Fibers as a Source of Nanocellulose. Molecules. 2021;26 (16):. doi: 10.3390/molecules26164723. PubMed PMID:34443315 PubMed Central PMC8400396
  3. Petrillo, S, Pietrafusa, N, Trivisano, M, Calabrese, C, Saura, F, Gallo, MG, Bertini, ES, Vigevano, F, Specchio, N, Piemonte, F et al.. Imbalance of Systemic Redox Biomarkers in Children with Epilepsy: Role of Ferroptosis. Antioxidants (Basel). 2021;10 (8):. doi: 10.3390/antiox10081267. PubMed PMID:34439515 PubMed Central PMC8389337
  4. Palinski, W, Monti, M, Camerlingo, R, Iacobucci, I, Bocella, S, Pinto, F, Iannuzzi, C, Mansueto, G, Pignatiello, S, Fazioli, F et al.. Lysosome purinergic receptor P2X4 regulates neoangiogenesis induced by microvesicles from sarcoma patients. Cell Death Dis. 2021;12 (9):797. doi: 10.1038/s41419-021-04069-w. PubMed PMID:34404763 PubMed Central PMC8371002
  5. Brivio, P, Buoso, E, Masi, M, Gallo, MT, Gruca, P, Lason, M, Litwa, E, Papp, M, Fumagalli, F, Racchi, M et al.. The coupling of RACK1 with the beta isoform of the glucocorticoid receptor promotes resilience to chronic stress exposure. Neurobiol Stress. 2021;15 :100372. doi: 10.1016/j.ynstr.2021.100372. PubMed PMID:34401408 PubMed Central PMC8350424
  6. Gentile, S, Guarino, G, Della Corte, T, Marino, G, Satta, E, Pasquarella, M, Romano, C, Alfrone, C, Giordano, L, Loiacono, F et al.. The Durability of an Intensive, Structured Education-Based Rehabilitation Protocol for Best Insulin Injection Practice: The ISTERP-2 Study. Diabetes Ther. 2021;12 (9):2557-2569. doi: 10.1007/s13300-021-01108-9. PubMed PMID:34383261 PubMed Central PMC8385007
  7. Mannucci, E, Nreu, B, Montereggi, C, Ragghianti, B, Gallo, M, Giaccari, A, Monami, M, SID-AMD joint panel for Italian Guidelines on Treatment of Type 2 Diabetes. Cardiovascular events and all-cause mortality in patients with type 2 diabetes treated with dipeptidyl peptidase-4 inhibitors: An extensive meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials. Nutr Metab Cardiovasc Dis. 2021;31 (10):2745-2755. doi: 10.1016/j.numecd.2021.06.002. PubMed PMID:34364771
  8. Ragni, A, Nervo, A, Papotti, M, Prencipe, N, Retta, F, Rosso, D, Cacciani, M, Zamboni, G, Zenga, F, Uccella, S et al.. Pituitary metastases from neuroendocrine neoplasms: case report and narrative review. Pituitary. 2021;24 (5):828-837. doi: 10.1007/s11102-021-01178-9. PubMed PMID:34342837 PubMed Central PMC8416815
  9. Petrillo, S, Gallo, MG, Santoro, A, Brugaletta, R, Nijhawan, P, Russo, C, La Rosa, P, Raponi, M, Palamara, AT, Bertini, ES et al.. Personalized profiles of antioxidant signaling pathway in patients with tuberculosis. J Microbiol Immunol Infect. 2021; :. doi: 10.1016/j.jmii.2021.07.004. PubMed PMID:34301493
  10. Schiavone, B, Vitale, A, Gallo, M, Russo, G, Ponticelli, D, Borrelli, M. Overview of Facebook Use by Hospitals in Italy: A Nationwide Survey during the COVID-19 Emergency. Int J Environ Res Public Health. 2021;18 (14):. doi: 10.3390/ijerph18147225. PubMed PMID:34299676 PubMed Central PMC8304234
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