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. Faggiano, A, Mazzilli, R, Natalicchio, A, Adinolfi, V, Argentiero, A, Danesi, R, D’Oronzo, S, Fogli, S, Gallo, M, Giuffrida, D et al.. Corticosteroids in oncology: use, overuse, indications, contraindications. An Italian Association of Medical Oncology (AIOM)/ Italian Association of Medical Diabetologists (AMD)/ Italian Society of Endocrinology (SIE)/ Italian Society of Pharmacology (SIF) multidisciplinary consensus position paper. Crit Rev Oncol Hematol. 2022; :103826. doi: 10.1016/j.critrevonc.2022.103826. PubMed PMID:36191821
  2. Demaestri, C, Gallo, M, Mazenod, E, Hong, AT, Arora, H, Short, AK, Stern, H, Baram, TZ, Bath, KG. Resource scarcity but not maternal separation provokes unpredictable maternal care sequences in mice and both upregulate Crh-associated gene expression in the amygdala. Neurobiol Stress. 2022;20 :100484. doi: 10.1016/j.ynstr.2022.100484. PubMed PMID:36120094 PubMed Central PMC9475315
  3. Hood, RB, Turner, AN, Smith, M, Chakraborty, P, Chettri, S, Bessett, D, Norris, AH, Gallo, MF. Housing Stability and Access to General Healthcare and Reproductive Healthcare Among Women in Ohio. Matern Child Health J. 2022; :. doi: 10.1007/s10995-022-03492-5. PubMed PMID:36114977 PubMed Central PMC9483305
  4. Kissling, A, Gursahaney, P, Norris, AH, Bessett, D, Gallo, MF. Free, but at what cost? How US crisis pregnancy centres provide services. Cult Health Sex. 2022; :1-15. doi: 10.1080/13691058.2022.2116489. PubMed PMID:36063457
  5. Li Marzi, V, Pecoraro, A, Gallo, ML, Caroti, L, Peris, A, Vignolini, G, Serni, S, Campi, R. Robot-assisted kidney transplantation: Is it getting ready for prime time?. World J Transplant. 2022;12 (7):163-174. doi: 10.5500/wjt.v12.i7.163. PubMed PMID:36051450 PubMed Central PMC9331411
  6. Gould, F, Amasino, RM, Brossard, D, Buell, CR, Dixon, RA, Falck-Zepeda, JB, Gallo, MA, Giller, KE, Glenna, LL, Griffin, T et al.. Toward product-based regulation of crops. Science. 2022;377 (6610):1051-1053. doi: 10.1126/science.abo3034. PubMed PMID:36048940
  7. Grosso, AA, Marìn, DM, Di Maida, F, Gallo, ML, Lambertini, L, Nardoni, S, Mari, A, Minervini, A. Robotic Partial Nephrectomy with En Bloc Removal of a Renal Vein Thrombus for Multiple cT3a Renal Cell Carcinoma Lesions. Eur Urol Open Sci. 2022;44 :33-36. doi: 10.1016/j.euros.2022.08.002. PubMed PMID:36046617 PubMed Central PMC9421307
  8. Campi, R, Barzaghi, P, Pecoraro, A, Gallo, ML, Stracci, D, Mariotti, A, Giancane, S, Agostini, S, Li Marzi, V, Sebastianelli, A et al.. Contemporary techniques and outcomes of surgery for locally advanced renal cell carcinoma with focus on inferior vena cava thrombectomy: The value of a multidisciplinary team. Asian J Urol. 2022;9 (3):272-281. doi: 10.1016/j.ajur.2022.05.002. PubMed PMID:36035338 PubMed Central PMC9399529
  9. Brivio, P, Gallo, MT, Gruca, P, Lason, M, Litwa, E, Fumagalli, F, Papp, M, Calabrese, F. Resilience to chronic mild stress-induced anhedonia preserves the ability of the ventral hippocampus to respond to an acute challenge. Eur Arch Psychiatry Clin Neurosci. 2022; :. doi: 10.1007/s00406-022-01470-0. PubMed PMID:36018382
  10. Aboulaghras, S, Sahib, N, Bakrim, S, Benali, T, Charfi, S, Guaouguaou, FE, Omari, NE, Gallo, M, Montesano, D, Zengin, G et al.. Health Benefits and Pharmacological Aspects of Chrysoeriol. Pharmaceuticals (Basel). 2022;15 (8):. doi: 10.3390/ph15080973. PubMed PMID:36015121 PubMed Central PMC9415049
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