Professor Giuseppe Passarino, MD, PhD

Professor of Genetics, University of Calabria, University of Pavia, Italy, and Leiden University, Netherlands; Research Associate, Stanford University Medical School, California.

Professor Passarino works in the field of mitochondrial DNA variants and the Y-chromosome, attempting to redefine the evolutionary history of Homo sapiens.  He has collaborated on major national and international projects involving aging and longevity.

A member of the Directory Board of the Italian Genetics Association, he has co-authored about 140 publications in such journals as Nature Genetics, Science, American Journal of Human Genetics, PNAS, and Cell Metabolism.