International Mesothelioma Researcher Recognized for Her Work with the National Cancer Institution of Naples and Sbarro Health Research Organization

Francesca Pentimalli, PhD Held in Locri, Italy on Saturday, August 8 in the enchanting Riviera dei Gelsomini, the Women of Talent Award ceremony recognized the achievements of Francesca Pentimalli, PhD, a frequent collaborator on research with the Sbarro Health Research Organization (SHRO). The awards were presented by the Cenacle of Culture and Sciences, an association … Continue reading International Mesothelioma Researcher Recognized for Her Work with the National Cancer Institution of Naples and Sbarro Health Research Organization

Avoiding Covid-19 Only to Die of Cancer? The Shadow Curve of Other Diseases

If this “hidden” curve is ignored, the consequence could mean a higher rate of death from cancer than from Covid-19 By Antonio Giordano Soon after its onset, the COVID-19 pandemic urged public health authorities to adopt measures to minimize the virus spread. Among them, limiting in-person visits to urgent matters only, and encouraging patients to postpone non-essential screenings … Continue reading Avoiding Covid-19 Only to Die of Cancer? The Shadow Curve of Other Diseases

Genetics May Explain High COVID-19 Mortality in Italy, Inform Global Pandemic Response

Newswise — On March 11th 2020 the World Health Organization declared Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) a pandemic. In a few weeks the infection spread across the globe causing hundreds of thousands of deaths worldwide. Italy was the first European country to be hard-hit by the infection and among the countries with a higher mortality rate. During … Continue reading Genetics May Explain High COVID-19 Mortality in Italy, Inform Global Pandemic Response

Dr. Giordano Featured in Forbes Article on COVID-19 Antibody Tests in Italy and USA

The article in Forbes discusses how the USA can learn from Italy, and their antibody testing during the Italy re-opening phase.  There are many companies, international and local, which are racing to win the largest share of the COVID-19 antibody testing market in Italy. WHO warns that antibody tests may not be of great value, … Continue reading Dr. Giordano Featured in Forbes Article on COVID-19 Antibody Tests in Italy and USA

Coronavirus, Antonio Giordano: “There is no connection with climate change”

The director of the Sbarro Institute in Philadelphia explains what COVID-19 is and how to contain the infection but underlines: "Pollution is a worse threat to our health" n the last few days we have witnessed panic scenes due to the spread of the coronavirus: escapes from the red zone, supermarkets taken by storm to stock … Continue reading Coronavirus, Antonio Giordano: “There is no connection with climate change”

Understanding COVID-19 Origins First Step to Treating Cases, Stopping Spread

“The new virus originating from Wuhan is the third coronavirus that has made the ‘jump’ from animals to humans,” explains Enrico Bucci, Ph.D., professor and research scientist at the Sbarro Health Research Organization (SHRO), at Temple University in Philadelphia. “We witnessed SARS, which infected 8,000 people between 2002 and 2003 and killed 775; and then … Continue reading Understanding COVID-19 Origins First Step to Treating Cases, Stopping Spread

Coronavirus: concern and precaution ok, but panic and hysteria unjustified, says expert

Founder and Director of the Sbarro Health Research Organization (SHRO), Antonio Giordano, M.D., Ph.D., is uniquely qualified to comment on the current COVID-19 outbreak caused by the novel coronavirus known as SARS-CoV-2. A former physician turned research scientist, Giordano collaborates with scientists working in both the United States and Italy through projects with SHRO, Temple … Continue reading Coronavirus: concern and precaution ok, but panic and hysteria unjustified, says expert

SHRO Partners with Film Festival to Recognize Importance of Virtual Reality in Medicine and Celebrate Italian-Origin Filmmakers

Newswise — The Sbarro Health Research Organization (SHRO) at Temple University is dedicated to international research collaboration between American and Italian scientists, continuing the legacy of Italian leadership in the sciences since the time of ancient Rome. In that same tradition, SHRO has been thrilled to support Italian-American achievement in the arts, especially when those … Continue reading SHRO Partners with Film Festival to Recognize Importance of Virtual Reality in Medicine and Celebrate Italian-Origin Filmmakers