Stefano Moro received his M.S. degree in Medicinal Chemistry (1991) from University of Padova (Italy) and Ph.D. degrees in Physical Organic Chemistry (1995) with Prof. Fulvio Di Furia at University of Padova. Following his doctoral studies, he was Fogarty Postdoctoral Associate with Dr. Kenneth Jacobson in the Molecular Recognition Section, National Institute of Diabetes, Digestive, and Kidney Diseases, of the National Institutes of Health in Bethesda (MD, USA), before joining again the University of Padova in 1999 as Assistant Professor. In 2003, Dr. Moro was invited as Visiting Professor at the School of Pharmacy of the ETH of Zurich, Switzerland.
He has authored or co-authored more than 220 original research papers and 2 EU patent. Until today, its H-index is equal to 46 extracted from more than 6700 citations.
Stefano Moro is also the recipient of several national and international awards: March 1991: Federchimica National Award for Young Research Excellence in Chemistry; October 1993: IBM Foundation National Award for Research Excellence in Chemistry; January 1998: N.I.H. Fellow Award for Research Excellence; May 2000: Federchimica National Award for Research Excellence in Chemistry; September 2002: Farmindustria National Award for Research Excellence in Medicinal Chemistry. His name was recently included in the VIA-Academy Top Italian Scientists.