Giuseppe Leone for the Editorial Board of the Mediterranean Journal of Hematology and Infectious Diseases.
Published: January 1, 2022
Received: November 28, 2021
Accepted: December 18, 2021
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a sense of deep sadness, we inform the readers of the MJHID of the
death of professor Eligio Pizzigallo underwent on November 28, 2021. He
leaves his wife Patrizia, their sons Angelo and Donata, and their
grandchildren, Ludovica, Leonardo and Sebastiano.
Pizzigallo, former Professor of Infectious Diseases at Chieti
University, has been a co-founder of this Journal. Born in Martina
Franca, Puglia, Italy, he took his degree in Medicine in 1967 at the
Catholic University in Rome. After his degree, he became a resident
physician at the infectious wards of Policlinico Gemelli, where he
attained the degree of attending and then Associate Professor of
Infectious Disease. In 1999, he transferred to Chieti University, where
he became a full professor of Infectious Disease. As the Director of
the School of Specialization in Infectious Diseases and of the Division
of Infectious Diseases of Santissima Annunziata Hospital, Chieti,
trained many infectious disease doctors for thirty years.
research is about Hepatitis C, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and its
relationship with the immune system and chronic EBV infection.