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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: 848-445-0175 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. Schiavo, G, Bertolini, F, Galimberti, G, Bovo, S, Dall'Olio, S, Nanni Costa, L, Gallo, M, Fontanesi, L. A machine learning approach for the identification of population-informative markers from high-throughput genotyping data: application to several pig breeds. Animal. 2019; :1-10. doi: 10.1017/S1751731119002167. PubMed PMID:31603060
  2. Gallo, M, Navarro, G, Franco, R, Andreu, D. A2A Receptor Homodimer-Disrupting Sequence Efficiently Delivered by a Protease-Resistant, Cyclic CPP Vector. Int J Mol Sci. 2019;20 (19):. doi: 10.3390/ijms20194937. PubMed PMID:31590403
  3. Gallo, M, Abouelleil, H, Chenal, JM, Adrien, J, Lachambre, J, Colon, P, Maire, E. Polymerization shrinkage of resin-based composites for dental restorations: A digital volume correlation study. Dent Mater. 2019; :. doi: 10.1016/j.dental.2019.08.116. PubMed PMID:31554599
  4. Muñoz, M, Bozzi, R, García-Casco, J, Núñez, Y, Ribani, A, Franci, O, García, F, Škrlep, M, Schiavo, G, Bovo, S et al.. Genomic diversity, linkage disequilibrium and selection signatures in European local pig breeds assessed with a high density SNP chip. Sci Rep. 2019;9 (1):13546. doi: 10.1038/s41598-019-49830-6. PubMed PMID:31537860 PubMed Central PMC6753209
  5. De La Motte Rouge, T, Corné, J, Cauchois, A, Le Boulch, M, Poupon, C, Henno, S, Rioux-Leclercq, N, Le Pabic, E, Laviolle, B, Catros, V et al.. Serum CD95L Level Correlates with Tumor Immune Infiltration and Is a Positive Prognostic Marker for Advanced High-Grade Serous Ovarian Cancer. Mol. Cancer Res. 2019; :. doi: 10.1158/1541-7786.MCR-19-0449. PubMed PMID:31537619
  6. Belli, A, Gallo, M, Piccirillo, M, Izzo, F. Bone metastases as initial presentation of hepatocellular carcinoma. Lancet Oncol. 2019;20 (9):e549. doi: 10.1016/S1470-2045(19)30417-6. PubMed PMID:31486371
  7. Luster, J, Turner, AN, Henry, JP Jr, Gallo, MF. Association between pubic hair grooming and prevalent sexually transmitted infection among female university students. PLoS ONE. 2019;14 (9):e0221303. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0221303. PubMed PMID:31483828 PubMed Central PMC6726136
  8. Gallo, M, Trivedi, JR, Slaughter, MS. Myocardial protection with complementary dose of modified Del Nido cardioplegia during heart transplantation. J Card Surg. 2019; :. doi: 10.1111/jocs.14223. PubMed PMID:31449689
  9. Balboni, F, Barbui, S, Gallo, M, Berardi, M, Vezzosi, M, Lippi, G. Routine coagulation testing in Vacutainer® Citrate Plus tubes filled at minimum or optimal volume. Diagnosis (Berl). 2019; :. doi: 10.1515/dx-2019-0052. PubMed PMID:31421038
  10. Kunkle, BW, Grenier-Boley, B, Sims, R, Bis, JC, Damotte, V, Naj, AC, Boland, A, Vronskaya, M, van der Lee, SJ, Amlie-Wolf, A et al.. Author Correction: Genetic meta-analysis of diagnosed Alzheimer's disease identifies new risk loci and implicates Aβ, tau, immunity and lipid processing. Nat. Genet. 2019;51 (9):1423-1424. doi: 10.1038/s41588-019-0495-7. PubMed PMID:31417202
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