In October 1992, the Foundation gave birth to DIBIT, an institute dedicated to basic research. The criteria applied in the development of DIBIT were the most open and competitive ever used in Italy. Scientists coming from various backgrounds, in Italy and abroad, were selected based on their scientific qualifications and their direct interest in joining this novel initiative

DIBIT's research areas

AIDS and infectious diseases
Biomedical technologies
Cancer immunotherapy
Diabetes and metabolic diseases
Genetics and gene therapy
Molecular and cellular pathology
Stem cell research


Scientific Report 2000
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Scientific publications and total impact factor
per year (1990-2000)