Italian dermatologist, born February 18, 1860, Portoferraio, on the island of Elba; died April 26, 1910, Parma.
Biography of Vittorio Mibelli
Vittorio Mibelli studied in Siena and, following further education in Florence, became prosector in the anatomical institute in Siena, and subsequently assistant in the dermatological clinic in that town. He was habilitated in 1888, from 1889 worked with Paul Gerson Unna (1850-1929) in Hamburg and 1890 came to the University of Cagliary as extraordinary professor and director of the skin clinic. In 1892 he was called to Parma, where he was appointed ordinarius in 1900 and was active until his death in 1910.
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