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Ezio Silvestroni

Born 1905
Died 1990

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Italian physician, 1905-1990.

Biography of Ezio Silvestroni

Ezio Silvestroni was professor in Rome. In 1952, Silvestroni and his wife, Ida Bianco, created the Center for Studies on Thalassemia in Rome.

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