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An Interview by Alberto Di Mauro
Antonio Giordano, founder of Sbarro Health Research Organization and Director of the Sbarro Institute for Cancer Research and Molecular Medicine, College of Science and Technology, Temple University
“ Awareness is the key. Citizens must become aware that their health status is strongly affected by the surrounding environment. Our life expectancy depends not only on our life style habits, but also on where we live and to what we are exposed, which is often hard to control”
In his interview Antonio Giordano, M.D., Ph.D. talks about the problems which affect The Terra dei Fuochi in Campania stressing the connection between criminality and environment destruction and the urgent need to be aware of it in order to fight on.
He also tells about the activity of Sbarro Institute, as a successful model for the education of researchers in the biomedical field. Their work has been aimed to define a path to establish successful
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