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Virgilio Gerardo Foglia

Virgilio Gerardo Foglia Dufour, Argentine endocrinologist and diabetes researcher (Buenos Aires 13 February 1905 – 15 July 1993)

From Italian and French ancestry
 
 
Considered as one of foremost experts on diabetes physiology in the world
 
Authored over 400 scientific works
 
Eponym of Malgor-Foglia syndrome
 
 
 

SOME BIBLIOGRAPHY

With B.A. Houssay & J.T. Lewis. Papel del pancreas en la regulación de La glucemia (1929)

With B. A. Houssay & J.T. Lewis. Action compensatrice on prevention de la greffe pancreatique sur la glycemie diabetique on normal. C. Rend. Soc. Biol. 100:140, 1929  

With E. Braun Menendez. El registro grafico de la actividad de los corazones linfáticos (1939)

With R. Gerschman. Trastornos humorales y circulatórios por destrucción de lós corazones linfáticos del sapo (1939)

With F.K. Cramer. Experimental production of diabetic cataract in the rat. Proc. Soc. Exp. Biol. (New York) 55:218, 1944

Caracteristicas de la diabetes en la rata. Rev. Soc. Arg. Biol. 20:21, 1944

Diferencia sexual en la diabetes. Rev. Soc. Arg. Biol. 21:360, 1945

With B.A. Houssay & C. D. Pasqualini. Diabetes hipofisaria en perros sin suprarrenales. Rev. Soc. Arg. Biol. 22:147-58, 1946

With B.A. Houssay & R.R. Rodríguez. Production and prevention of some types of experimental diabetes by oestrogens or corticosteroids. Acta Endocrinol. 17:146-64, 1954

La diabetes por pancreatectomia en la tortuga normal e hipofisopriva (1955)

Trastornos sexuales de La rata diabética. Acta Physiol. Latinoam. 12:22-35, 1962

With A.A. Boveris, M. Cattaneo de Peralta & A.O.M. Stoppani. Phosphorylation, oxidation and ubiquinone content in diabetic mitochondria. Proc. Soc. Exp. Biol. Med. 132:171, 1969   

With J.A. Moguilevsky & C. Libertun. Oxidative metabolism of the hypothalamus in hypophysectomized, castrated rats. Experientia 26:421, 1970

With E.L. Fernandez-Collazo. Sexual behavior of the male diabetic rat. Physiol. Behav. 5:1451-4, 1970  

With A. Renauld, J.E. Pinto, A. Florin Christensen  & R.C. Sverdlik. Serum immunoreactive insulin in the hypophysectomized dog. Effect of cortisol. Horm. Metab. Res. 2:157-60, 1970  

With R.A. Chieri, I.C. Basabe & I.M.S. Farina. Studies on the carbohydrate metabolism in penguins (Pygocellis papua). Gen. Comp. Endocrinol. 18:1-4, 1972

With J.C. Cristo, I.L. Dujovne, P.I. Castellani et al. Insulin radio immunoassay by the charcoal dextran technique. Diabetol. 8:292, 1972

With A.F. de Nicola, O. Fridman & E.J. del Castillo. The influence of streptozotocin diabetes on adrenal function in male rats. Horm. Metabol. Res. 8:388-92, 1976

With A.A. Renauld, R.C. Sverdlik, A. Aguero & R.R. Rodríguez. Serum insulin, free fatty acids and blood sugar during the estrous cycles in dogs. Horm. Metab. Res. 14:4-7, 1982

With H. E. Houssay. Evolución de las modificaciones anatomicas en la rata hipofisopriva

With R. Fernandez. Action directe du glucose sur la secrétion de l’insuline par le pancreas.

With N. Schuster & R.R. Rodríguez. Influencia de las glandulas y hormonas sexuales sobre la diabetes de la rata

With J.T. Lewis & R.R. Rodríguez. The effects of steroids on the incidence of diabetes in rats after subtotal pancreatectomy  

With R.A. Chieri & O.H. Pivetta. Altered ovulation pattern in experimental diabetes

With R.A. Chieri & O.H. Pivetta. Altered ovulation pattern in experimental diabetes
 
 
 

HONORS

International Man of the Year, Biographical Centre Institute, Cambridge