|Born||4 June 1945|
|Alma mater||University of Padua|
|Known for||Hepatitis D|
|Awards||King Faisal International Prize (1985)|
Robert Koch Prize (1987)
William Beaumont Prize (1988)
Hans Popper Award (1992)
He graduated in Medicine and Surgery at the University of Padua in 1969. He was awarded the King Faisal International Prize in Medicine in 1985, the Robert Koch Prize in 1987, the William Beaumont Prize of the American Gastroenterological Association in 1988, and the Hans Popper Award in 1992.
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