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 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. Risso, V, Thomas, M, Guével, B, Lavigne, R, Com, E, Martin, S, Nivet, M, Pineau, C, Negroni, L, Lafont, É et al.. Metalloprotease-mediated cleavage of CD95 Ligand. FEBS J. 2023; :. doi: 10.1111/febs.16737. PubMed PMID:36694998
  2. Mattioda, V, Benedetti, V, Tessarolo, C, Oberto, F, Favole, A, Gallo, M, Martelli, W, Crescio, MI, Berio, E, Masoero, L et al.. Pro-Inflammatory and Cytotoxic Effects of Polystyrene Microplastics on Human and Murine Intestinal Cell Lines. Biomolecules. 2023;13 (1):. doi: 10.3390/biom13010140. PubMed PMID:36671525 PubMed Central PMC9856121
  3. Canella, R, Brugnoli, F, Gallo, M, Keillor, JW, Terrazzan, A, Ferrari, E, Grassilli, S, Gates, EWJ, Volinia, S, Bertagnolo, V et al.. A Multidisciplinary Approach Establishes a Link between Transglutaminase 2 and the Kv10.1 Voltage-Dependent K+ Channel in Breast Cancer. Cancers (Basel). 2022;15 (1):. doi: 10.3390/cancers15010178. PubMed PMID:36612174 PubMed Central PMC9818547
  4. Garreta, E, Moya-Rull, D, Stanifer, ML, Monteil, V, Prado, P, Marco, A, Tarantino, C, Gallo, M, Jonsson, G, Hagelkruys, A et al.. Protocol for SARS-CoV-2 infection of kidney organoids derived from human pluripotent stem cells. STAR Protoc. 2022;3 (4):101872. doi: 10.1016/j.xpro.2022.101872. PubMed PMID:36595951 PubMed Central PMC9637521
  5. Maritan, E, Gallo, M, Srutkova, D, Jelinkova, A, Benada, O, Kofronova, O, Silva-Soares, NF, Hudcovic, T, Gifford, I, Barrick, JE et al.. Gut microbe Lactiplantibacillus plantarum undergoes different evolutionary trajectories between insects and mammals. BMC Biol. 2022;20 (1):290. doi: 10.1186/s12915-022-01477-y. PubMed PMID:36575413 PubMed Central PMC9795633
  6. Dharmapalan, BT, Biswas, R, Sankaran, S, Venkidasamy, B, Thiruvengadam, M, George, G, Rebezov, M, Zengin, G, Gallo, M, Montesano, D et al.. Inhibitory Potential of Chromene Derivatives on Structural and Non-Structural Proteins of Dengue Virus. Viruses. 2022;14 (12):. doi: 10.3390/v14122656. PubMed PMID:36560664 PubMed Central PMC9787897
  7. Bakrim, S, Aboulaghras, S, El Menyiy, N, El Omari, N, Assaggaf, H, Lee, LH, Montesano, D, Gallo, M, Zengin, G, AlDhaheri, Y et al.. Phytochemical Compounds and Nanoparticles as Phytochemical Delivery Systems for Alzheimer’s Disease Management. Molecules. 2022;27 (24):. doi: 10.3390/molecules27249043. PubMed PMID:36558176 PubMed Central PMC9781052
  8. Giampreti, A, Lucà, M, Gallo, M, Baldan, A, Eleftheriou, G, Schranz, M, Contessa, G, Faraoni, L, Butera, R, Fagiuoli, S et al.. Dexrazoxane for rapid extended livedo reticularis-like skin reaction due to systemic epirubicin diffusion during transcatheter arterial chemoembolization procedure for hepatocellular carcinoma. J Cancer Res Ther. 2022;18 (Supplement):S501-S506. doi: 10.4103/jcrt.JCRT_574_20. PubMed PMID:36511016
  9. Zwaig, M, Baguette, A, Hu, B, Johnston, M, Lakkis, H, Nakada, EM, Faury, D, Juretic, N, Ellezam, B, Weil, AG et al.. Detection and genomic analysis of BRAF fusions in Juvenile Pilocytic Astrocytoma through the combination and integration of multi-omic data. BMC Cancer. 2022;22 (1):1297. doi: 10.1186/s12885-022-10359-z. PubMed PMID:36503484 PubMed Central PMC9743522
  10. Taha, D, El Hajjaji, S, Mourabit, Y, Bouyahya, A, Lee, LH, El Menyiy, N, Tarik, A, Benali, T, El Moudden, H, Gallo, M et al.. Traditional Knowledge, Phytochemistry, and Biological Properties of Vachellia tortilis. Plants (Basel). 2022;11 (23):. doi: 10.3390/plants11233348. PubMed PMID:36501387 PubMed Central PMC9737653
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