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

Professor Emeritus Rutgers UniversityEOHSI – Toxicology
EOHSI Room 408 170 Frelinghuysen Rd Piscataway NJ 08854 Work Phone: 848-445-0170 Work Fax: 732-445-4161 Website: Michael A. Gallo’s Bio Page
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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. De Masi, S, Da Cas, R, Ippolito, FM, Baglio, G, Zoccali, C, Chiarotti, F, Fabiani, M, Colavita, F, Castilletti, C, Salomone, M et al.. Impact of COVID-19 vaccines in patients on hemodialysis: an Italian multicentre cohort study. J Nephrol. 2024; :. doi: 10.1007/s40620-024-02007-5. PubMed PMID:38995613
  2. Johnston, MJ, Lee, JJY, Hu, B, Nikolic, A, Hasheminasabgorji, E, Baguette, A, Paik, S, Chen, H, Kumar, S, Chen, CCL et al.. TULIPs decorate the three-dimensional genome of PFA ependymoma. Cell. 2024; :. doi: 10.1016/j.cell.2024.06.023. PubMed PMID:38986619
  3. Gallo, M, Hausladen, CI, Hsu, M, Jenkins, AC, Ona, V, Camerer, CF. Perceived warmth and competence predict callback rates in meta-analyzed North American labor market experiments. PLoS One. 2024;19 (7):e0304723. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0304723. PubMed PMID:38985690 PubMed Central PMC11236140
  4. Gutiérrez, F, López, L, Galera, C, Tiraboschi, JM, Portu, J, García-Fraile, L, García Del Toro, M, Bernal, E, Rivero, A, García-Abellán, J et al.. Early Detection of Cancer and Precancerous Lesions in Persons with HIV through a Comprehensive Cancer Screening Protocol. Clin Infect Dis. 2024; :. doi: 10.1093/cid/ciae359. PubMed PMID:38959300
  5. Chung, BC, Heckmann, ND, Gallo, MC, Steck, T, Jimenez, C, Oakes, DA. Trabecular Metal Augments During Complex Primary Total Hip Arthroplasty. Arthroplast Today. 2024;27 :101435. doi: 10.1016/j.artd.2024.101435. PubMed PMID:38946923 PubMed Central PMC11214375
  6. Mehta, D, Scandola, S, Kennedy, C, Lummer, C, Gallo, MCR, Grubb, LE, Tan, M, Scarpella, E, Uhrig, RG. Twilight length alters growth and flowering time in Arabidopsis via LHY/CCA1. Sci Adv. 2024;10 (26):eadl3199. doi: 10.1126/sciadv.adl3199. PubMed PMID:38941453 PubMed Central PMC11212724
  7. Natalicchio, A, Marrano, N, Montagnani, M, Gallo, M, Faggiano, A, Zatelli, MC, Argentiero, A, Del Re, M, D’Oronzo, S, Fogli, S et al.. Glycemic control and cancer outcomes in oncologic patients with diabetes: an Italian Association of Medical Oncology (AIOM), Italian Association of Medical Diabetologists (AMD), Italian Society of Diabetology (SID), Italian Society of Endocrinology (SIE), Italian Society of Pharmacology (SIF) multidisciplinary critical view. J Endocrinol Invest. 2024; :. doi: 10.1007/s40618-024-02417-z. PubMed PMID:38935200
  8. Gallo, M. Diabetes and Cancer: The Perfect Storm and a PRICE to Pay. Cancers (Basel). 2024;16 (12):. doi: 10.3390/cancers16122247. PubMed PMID:38927952 PubMed Central PMC11201598
  9. Elhrech, H, Aguerd, O, El Kourchi, C, Gallo, M, Naviglio, D, Chamkhi, I, Bouyahya, A. Comprehensive Review of Olea europaea: A Holistic Exploration into Its Botanical Marvels, Phytochemical Riches, Therapeutic Potentials, and Safety Profile. Biomolecules. 2024;14 (6):. doi: 10.3390/biom14060722. PubMed PMID:38927125 PubMed Central PMC11201932
  10. Bellur, S, Gallo, M, Ganzel, B, Seshabhattar, P, Pahwa, S. Transcatheter prosthetic valve endocarditis of an aortic valve-in-valve bioprosthesis in an elderly male. Arch Clin Cases. 2024;11 (2):47-50. doi: 10.22551/2024.43.1102.10287. PubMed PMID:38919849 PubMed Central PMC11195028
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