- Re·na·to [ruh–nah-toh; Italian re-nah-taw] /rəˈnɑ toʊ; Italian rɛˈnɑ tɔ/, 1914–2012, U.S. biologist, born in Italy: Nobel Prize in Medicine 1975.
- Renato. 1914–2012, US physician and molecular biologist, born in Italy: shared the Nobel prize for physiology or medicine (1975) for cancer research
- Italian-born American virologist. He shared a 1975 Nobel Prize for research on the interaction of tumor viruses and genetic material.