- Category : 1866-births
- Type : GP
- Profile : 5/1 - Heretical / Investigator
- Definition : Split - Large
- Incarnation Cross : LAX Defiance 2
Italian surgeon and academic, a Pathologist at the University of Pavia, where he performed important studies on embolism, thrombosis, suture of the arteries, rectum cancer, cholelithiasis and pancreatitis. Between 1908 and 1910 and later between 1927 and 1937 he was Rector of the University of Catania.
He was also a candidate for the Nobel Prize for Medicine.
He died in Catania on 2 August 1951, aged 84.