Giovanni Di Sabato Biographical File

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Giovanni Di Sabato Biographical File
Date [inclusive]
1985 - 1987
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Biographical file includes news clippings and obituaries.

Preferred Citation

Di Sabato, Giovanni (1929-1987). Eskind Biomedical Library Special Collections, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN.

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Historical or Biographical Note

Giovanni Di Sabato, M.D, was a professor of molecular biology at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine. A native of Venice, Italy, Di Sabato received his medical degree from the University of Padua in Italy after serving in research positions at the University of Milan and Brandeis University in Massachusetts.

Di Sabato joined the Department of Molecular Biology in 1968 as Assistant Professor and became a full professor in 1982. Certified in clinical pathology, he taught courses in immunology and conducted research in that field while at Vanderbilt. A pioneer in molecular biology, Di Sabato was one of the discoverers of Interlukin 2, a biological regulator of white blood cells.

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Other Keywords - Digital Library Subjects

  • Molecular/Cellular Biology
  • Oncology
  • Pathology
  • VUMC History

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