Dr. Giulio Tarro graduated from Medicine School, Naples University (1962). He is a Research Associate in the department of Division of Virology and Cancer Research at Children’s Hospital (1965-1968) and also as an Assistant Professor of Research for Pediatrics at College Medicine (1968-1969), In Cincinnati University, Ohio. He is also a Professor in Oncological Virology at Naples University (1972-1985). The Chief Division Virology in the year (1973-2003) and Working at Head Department Diagnostic Laboratories in the year (2003-2006). He worked for one year at D. Cotugno Hospital for Infectious Diseases, Naples; Emeritus, 2006 -. Since 2007 he is the Chairman Committee of Biotechnologies and Virus Sphere, World Academy Biomedical Technologies, UNESCO, Adjunct Professor Department Biology, Temple University, College of Science and Technology, Philadelphia, recipient of the Sbarro Health Research Organization lifetime achievement award (2010). President Foundation de Beaumont Bonelli for Cancer Research.
Dr. Giulio Tarro basic researches have been concerned with antigens induced early during the replication cycle of human herpesviruses. Another study has involved the identification, isolation and characterization of specific virus-induced tumour antigens, which were the “finger-prints” left behind in human cancer. Achievements include patents in field; discovery of Respiratory Syncytial Virus in infant deaths in Naples and of tumor liberated protein as a tumor associated antigen, 55 kilodalton protein overexpressed in lung tumors and other epithelial adenocarcinomas.