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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. Bakrim, S, Machate, H, Benali, T, Sahib, N, Jaouadi, I, Omari, NE, Aboulaghras, S, Bangar, SP, Lorenzo, JM, Zengin, G et al.. Natural Sources and Pharmacological Properties of Pinosylvin. Plants (Basel). 2022;11 (12):. doi: 10.3390/plants11121541. PubMed PMID:35736692
  2. Lee, F, Gallo, MV, Schell, LM, Akwesasne Task Force on the Environment. Associations between autoimmune dysfunction and pollutants in Akwesasne Mohawk women: Dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane and polychlorinated biphenyl exposure. Am J Hum Biol. 2022; :e23773. doi: 10.1002/ajhb.23773. PubMed PMID:35726969
  3. Veloza Vega, MJ, Gallo, M, Ucros, G, Bernal, P. Letter to the editor regarding “Bone metastases from differentiated thyroid carcinoma: heterogenous tumor response to radioactive Iodine therapy and overall survival”. Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging. 2022; :. doi: 10.1007/s00259-022-05869-8. PubMed PMID:35704058
  4. Vicentini, M, Ballotari, P, Venturelli, F, Ottone, M, Manicardi, V, Gallo, M, Greci, M, Pinotti, M, Pezzarossi, A, Giorgi Rossi, P et al.. Impact of Insulin Therapies on Cancer Incidence in Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes: A Population-Based Cohort Study in Reggio Emilia, Italy. Cancers (Basel). 2022;14 (11):. doi: 10.3390/cancers14112719. PubMed PMID:35681699
  5. Kortsmit, K, Boone, KI, Warner, L, Horan, J, Bower, JK, Gallo, MF. Prepregnancy and Gestational Diabetes and Cessation of Breastfeeding <1 Week Postpartum, United States, 2016-2018. Public Health Rep. 2022; :333549221099082. doi: 10.1177/00333549221099082. PubMed PMID:35674289
  6. Hood, RB, Moseson, H, Smith, M, Chakraborty, P, Norris, AH, Gallo, MF. Comparison of abortion incidence estimates derived from direct survey questions versus the list experiment among women in Ohio. PLoS One. 2022;17 (6):e0269476. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0269476. PubMed PMID:35657985
  7. Lanza, M, Sebastian, A, Lu, WD, Le Gallo, M, Chang, MF, Akinwande, D, Puglisi, FM, Alshareef, HN, Liu, M, Roldan, JB et al.. Memristive technologies for data storage, computation, encryption, and radio-frequency communication. Science. 2022;376 (6597):eabj9979. doi: 10.1126/science.abj9979. PubMed PMID:35653464
  8. Gallo, M, Vento, JM, Joncour, P, Quagliariello, A, Maritan, E, Silva-Soares, NF, Battistolli, M, Beisel, CL, Martino, ME. Beneficial commensal bacteria promote Drosophila growth by downregulating the expression of peptidoglycan recognition proteins. iScience. 2022;25 (6):104357. doi: 10.1016/j.isci.2022.104357. PubMed PMID:35601912 PubMed Central PMC9121327
  9. Grosso, AA, Lambertini, L, Di Maida, F, Gallo, ML, Mari, A, Minervini, A. Three-dimensional reconstruction and intraoperative ultrasonography: Crucial tools to safely approach highly complex renal masses. Int Braz J Urol. 2022;48 :. doi: 10.1590/S1677-5538.IBJU.2022.0224. PubMed PMID:35594329
  10. Gallo, M, Gallo, L, Mowakket, S, Murphy, J, Duku, E, Thoma, A. Identifying Predatory Journals in Plastic Surgery: A Prospective Study. Plast Surg (Oakv). 2022;30 (2):144-150. doi: 10.1177/22925503211002456. PubMed PMID:35572080 PubMed Central PMC9096859
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